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Mystery workshop

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  • 1. AND HOWTO DO IT,WHENIT COMESTOWRITINGMYSTERIES FOR KIDSNESCBWI –WWW.KATEMESSNER.COM
  • 2. CRIME
  • 3. Books with Mysterious Elements
  • 4. PUZZLE MYSTERIES
  • 5. THRILLERS =ACTION & SUSPENSE
  • 6. THRILLERS =ACTION & SUSPENSE
  • 7. ABOUT SUSPENSE…Readers have information.
  • 8. MYSTERIES =WHODUNNIT?
  • 9. MYSTERIES =WHODUNNIT?
  • 10. CRIME
  • 11. • TheWhat = Crime• TheWho = Suspects/Investigators• TheWhy = Motives• The How = Method• TheWhen/Where = Setting
  • 12. MYSTERIES =WHODUNNIT?
  • 13. • TheWhat = Flag• TheWho =Suspects/Three Kids• TheWhy = Motives• The How = Research• TheWhere = D.C.
  • 14. • TheWhat = Jaguar Cup• TheWho =Suspects/Three Kids• TheWhy = Motives• The How = Research• TheWhere = Costa Rica
  • 15. Planning a Mystery
  • 16. Planning Mystery
  • 17. CRIMELET’S BUILD A MYSTERY!
  • 18. CRIMESUSPECT 1MOTIVESUSPECT 2MOTIVESUSPECT 3MOTIVELET’S BUILD A MYSTERY!
  • 19. POSSIBLE MOTIVES-Greed/Need-Passion-Revenge-Framing someone-Fame-Power
  • 20. CRIMESUSPECT 1MOTIVESUSPECT 2MOTIVESUSPECT 3MOTIVEINVESTIGATORMOTIVEINVESTIGATORMOTIVEINVESTIGATORMOTIVELET’S BUILD A MYSTERY!
  • 21. POSSIBLE MOTIVES-Duty-Fame-Adventure-Idealism-Proving innocence-Love-I want my stuff back
  • 22. LAYING OUT CLUESClues => Suspect #1False clues => False suspects(Logical explanations)
  • 23. What?Who?Why?HOW????
  • 24. RESEARCH:The How?
  • 25. TheWhere: Setting
  • 26. Setting Inspires Characters & PlotLunaVista, CA (Malaga Cove MS)
  • 27. Setting Inspires Characters & PlotBoston’s Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
  • 28. RESEARCH: Setting
  • 29. How might yourmystery’s settinginspire plot &theme?
  • 30. CRIMESUSPECT 1MOTIVESUSPECT 2MOTIVESUSPECT 3MOTIVEINVESTIGATORMOTIVEINVESTIGATORMOTIVEINVESTIGATORMOTIVELET’S BUILD A MYSTERY!How & Where – Research!
  • 31. AND HOWTO DO IT,WHENIT COMESTOWRITINGMYSTERIES FOR KIDSNESCBWI –WWW.KATEMESSNER.COM

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