So are the forensics and the choice of crime. Arsenic or laudanum? Constables or coppers? Steal a carriage or hop a boxcar? Without forensics, cell phones, get away cars, fingerprinting, or telephone, crime and punishment are indeed from a foreign country. And so so ripe for a good mystery...This online live workshop will strengthen your connection to your story's past. We'll learn research strategies, getting the mood and voice right for the times, researching historical crime and more.
These are my favorite tools to plan, plot, and write a novel.
This is the program I use to run a story idea through hits paces, strike a working synopsis, and create character arcs.
Early - Complete First Draft
This is the program I use in conjunctions with Scrivener, where I lay out the chapters and scenes - and have a bird's eye view of the beats and story.
First Draft - Final Draft
Made for novelists. I break my chapters into scenes, and Scrivener makes it easy to move scenes around. A learning curve for sure, but once you've figured out what works for your process, this is a powerful tool.