097: How to Build a Good Mystery Part 2

How to Build a Good Mystery Part 2

Decide the Turning Point

April 27, 2018

 

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DECIDE THE TURNING POINT

A good mystery becomes clear and is solved only when the main character employs a new way of looking at the problem or discovers his own pre-existing weaknesses that have been pushing him in the wrong direction. For most mysteries, solutions come by some kind of change–a change in how we look at the problem, or a change in the main character's beliefs.

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