The Force Awakens is a storyline born of the mythical HEROIC JOURNEY. Beginning with Star Wars, the first film in the series, this pattern of story telling is present in stories told throughout the ages and across different cultures.
These pages are all about Sherlock. Conan Doyle's storyline and writing formula are detailed, including a look at Sherlock's Baker Street digs, the Strand Magazine, and the authorship controversy surrounding the Hound of Baskervilles.
Misdirecting the Reader was Agatha's story telling technique. These pages detail her writing style, strategy of misdirection, and her favorite characters -- Hercule Poirot and Jane Marple and suggest the mystery location of her village, St. Mary Mead.
NOTES ON WRITING
Useful notes on technique, editing, rejections, and rewriting with emphasis on Activating Reader Senses, Point of View, Characterization, Dialogue, Conflict, and Plot.
Nick Oliver, a financial analyst, makes an edgy decision when he teams up with Erin Archer. She's an environmental activist investigating the suspicious death of her private investigator father. When the unlikely pair take their sleuthing into San Francisco's Financial District, they soon learn when nature advocacy clashes with the world of corporate treachery, the result is murder.