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Modus Operandi: A Writer's Guide to How Criminals Work (Howdunit Series)

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Never before has such specialized information been so thoroughly compiled and easily accessible to writers! Each book in this series is written by an expert in the field, providing the inside details that writers need to weave a credible -- and salable -- story."... essential buys for any serious author...Will cut research time in half! -- Mystery Scene Magazine
Paperback, 217 pages
Published August 31st 1995 by Writer's Digest Books (first published March 1995)
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Fredrick Danysh
A helpful tool for aspiring write of detective stories and mysteries. Describes criminal methods of operation.
T.M. Carper
Very useful, easy to read, and insightful about how each different type of criminal works.
Angie Lisle
A helpful starting place for the research of mystery writers.
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Other Books in the Series

Howdunit Series (1 - 10 of 15 books)
  • Howdunit: How Crimes Are Committed and Solved
  • Scene of the Crime: A Writer 's Guide to Crime Scene Investigation
  • Deadly Doses: A Writer's Guide to Poisons
  • Cause of Death: A Writer's Guide to Death, Murder, and Forensic Medicine
  • Just the Facts, Ma'am: A Writer's Guide to Investigator's and Investigation Techniques
  • Missing Persons: A Writer's Guide to Finding the Lost, the Abducted and the Escaped
  • Rip-Off: A Writer's Guide to Crimes of Deception
  • Private Eyes: A Writer's Guide to Private Investigating
  • Malicious Intent : A Writer's Guide to How Murderers, Robbers, Rapists and Other Criminals Think (The Howdunit)
  • Body Trauma: A Writer's Guide to Wounds and Injuries
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