Forensic Speak: How to Write Realistic Crime Dramas

Forensic Speak: How to Write Realistic Crime Dramas

by Jennifer Dornbush List price: $29.95 $22.46 Saving: 25%

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Crime shows rule the airwaves and there is a procedural drama for every personality and every writer. Born out of her experiences growing up around death investigation, award-winning film writer Jennifer Dornbush unlocks the secrets of forensic science and gives writers direct access to hundred of ways to make their crime writing more authentic.

What people say

“Indispensable. Dornbush writes about forensics in a way you can understand well enough to make her genius your own. It's like cheating, without the guilt."
 Liz Garcia, executive producer/co-creator Memphis Beat
Forensic Speak cuts through the technical complexities of forensic science to carve a clear path for procedural writers, whether aspiring or experienced."
 Chris Levinson, writer/executive producer Law & Order
The only forensic reference you'll ever need."
 Brian Davidson, writer/producer CSI: Miami
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, Home Bodies. Her TV drama pilot, The Coroner’s Daughter, was a second-round pick at the Austin Screenplay Competition. Prior to that she was a semi-finalist in NBC’s Writers on the Verge with a one-hour procedural spec. Her family feature script, Mulberry Lane, is currently optioned with Fools Errand Films.


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ISBN-10: 1615931317
ISBN-13: 9781615931316
Publication date: February 1, 2013
Language: English
Dimensions: 11 x 7.5 inches

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