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Everyone Can Spot A Fake

At a Glance

  • Gives screenwriters the tools they need to write believable crime dramas
  • Draws from real life experience with forensic science to help writers build authentic details into their crime scenes
  • Helps screenwriters craft stories that keep audiences on the edge of their seats

We can all spot a fake, right? The last thing you want is your audience becoming bored with your crime drama because your details lack the necessary authenticity to be believable. However, very few of us have the time, money or desire to spend years learning about forensic science. Jennifer Dornbush to the rescue! She’ll provide real-life examples from her years of working in the crime industry to help you write convincing scenes with forensic details that help move your plot forward. This how-to video includes the need-to-know basics for screenwriters of all levels.  

Learn how to write a cliché-free crime screenplay that pulls your audience into your story. Jennifer Dornbush will give you the crucial elements of crime scene investigations and tips for how to use them in your story. Learn how evidence can serve as a turning point in your story arc, why less is more in crime writing and why DNA should never be your case solver.

In this how-to video, you’ll learn:

  • How to use crime scene evidence to move your plot forward
  • The do’s and don’ts of using DNA as evidence in your story
  • How to successfully take your audience down dead end roads while keeping them intrigued
  • The art of writing characters that are convincing and endearing
  • Write circumstantial evidence into key areas of your plot to add layers of mystery

You’ll love this video if you want to:

  • Write a crime drama that keeps audiences on the edge of their seats
  • Ensure you’re covering every possible angle and writing a compelling script
  • Learn how to use new leads and discoveries as the minor, medium or major story turning points

From the first scene when the audience learns what was done and to whom to the very last line of script where justice is finally served, every detail must capture and keep your audience’s attention. In this must-have how-to video, you’ll find gems of knowledge to help you write a story that is plausible, authentic and exciting.

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Your satisfaction is our top priority. If you are not satisfied with your purchase, please return the item(s) for an exchange or refund within 30 days from the purchase date, unless otherwise noted on the product page.

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The following items are not returnable: Hollywood Creative Directories, DVDs (opened), and Gift Certificates.

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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