Forensic Speak: How To Write Realistic Crime Dramas by Dornbush JenniferForensic Speak: How To Write Realistic Crime Dramas by Dornbush Jennifer

Forensic Speak: How To Write Realistic Crime Dramas

byDornbush Jennifer

Paperback | February 1, 2013

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Crime stories have always intrigued viewers and storytellers. Today, crime shows rule the airwaves and there is truly a procedural drama out there for every personality — and every writer. Born out of the author's real-life experiences growing up around death investigation, Forensic Speak unlocks the secrets of forensic science for writers and fans alike. With a filmography of 100 film and TV examples and 80 additional resources, the book provides writers direct access to hundred of ways to make their crime writing more authentic.
Jennifer Dornbush is a TV and film writer, crime scribe, forensic science maven, and writing instructor. When not making visits to the coroner's office or hanging out with CSIs, Jennifer is penning scripts. Jennifer and her two co-writers were awarded Humanitas' New Voices Prize and are presently developing their half-hour comedy pilot...
Title:Forensic Speak: How To Write Realistic Crime DramasFormat:PaperbackDimensions:300 pages, 7.5 × 11 × 0.68 inPublished:February 1, 2013Publisher:Michael Wiese ProductionsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1615931317

ISBN - 13:9781615931316

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Table of Contents


How to Use This Book

Who This Book is For

Chapter 1: Chewing the Fat with CSIs
36 terms and exercises

Chapter 2: Coroner Chat
47 terms and exercises

Chapter 3: Toxicology Tete-a-tete
38 terms and exercises

Chapter 4: Fingerprint Talk
24 terms and exercises

Chapter 5: DNA Lingo
24 terms and exercises

Chapter 6: Blood Spatter Speak
38 terms and exercises

Chapter 7: Gabbing About Guns
53 terms and exercises

Chapter 8: Courtroom Confabulation
41 terms and exercises

Extra Exercises