Category Archives: Detective Stories

Movie Review: INCEPTION, 2010

A writing professor of mine once suggested that any serious writer should avoid dream sequences in their stories at all costs; that they are cheap gimmick to allow a writer to introduce meaning and information without the cumbersome trouble of attaching it to a character’s actions. It’s actually a good rule of thumb and a problem that’s been perpetrated in more than one hack’s hands. Of course, the other thing he said is that there are no rules in writing and anything is fair game as long as you know what you’re doing. Continue reading

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Today’s Crime Screenplay Reading: THE DEAD END by Piotr Jamroz

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Crime Novel Logline of the Day: LOVE YOU TO DEATH, by Rita Ames

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Crime Audience FEEDBACK Video for the Short Film “REDEMPTION”

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Today’s Mystery Screenplay Reading: I’M STILL HERE by Sean Elwood

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VIDEO PITCH for Crime Novel: The Millionaire’s Cross by Sal Nudo

Submit your Crime/Mystery Story to the Festival: http://crimemysteryfestival.com The Millionaire’s Cross by Sal Nudo  Genre: Crime drama Type: Novel LOGLINE: A taut psychological drama, The Millionaire’s Cross reveals how money infiltrates the senses in needling, covetous ways. Three men – … Continue reading

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Watch Crime 1st Scene Script Reading: LEGRAND

Submit your Crime/Mystery Screenplay to the Festival: http://crimemysteryfestival.com Crime 1st Scene: LEGRAND by Angelina Carkic SYNOPSIS: LeGrand is about a celebrated French detective who mourns the death of his unrequited love and unable to stay in the place where everywhere … Continue reading

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