Alibis and Motives Make or Break a Mystery Novel (via Global Mysteries)


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Alibis and Motives Make or Break a Mystery Novel An author’s choice of alibis and motives can make or break a mystery novel because the story revolves around answering two basic questions related to these elements. First: Why would a character want to murder the victim? This is motive. Second: What is the reason a character could not have murdered the victim?  This is alibi. In a murder mystery, each core character should have a reasonable motive for wanting the victim dead followed by an equal … Read More

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  1. Thanks for highlighting my blog on alibis and motives.

  2. awesome blog, do you have twitter or facebook? i will bookmark this page thanks. jasmin holzbauer

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