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Forensic Speak

At a Glance

  • Unleash your inner CSI
  • Spice up your crime novels, screenplays, or procedurals
  • Defines and describes forensic terms and procedures
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.

In the book you will find:

- Over 300 forensic terms defined

- Over 200 film and TV examples

- More than 50 professional resources

- How to use forensic science authentically in your own writing

Product Details

  • Date available: 02/01/2013
  • Publication date: 02/01/2013
  • Return policy: 30 days

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Meet the Author: Jennifer Dornbush

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. 

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