HOW TO STRUCTURE
A MYSTERY STORY
Clear and simple instructions on how to compose a mystery story, with examples.
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“How to Structure a Mystery Story”!
Mystery stories are structured differently from regular stories!
A typical mystery story is comprised of two or more stories, fitted one into another, like Russian dolls.
One of these stories – the Main Story – is actually told in reverse.
Writing mystery is a great skill to have: If you master this art form, you will have much higher chances to be in-demand as a storyteller. Mystery genre is extremely suitable for no-budget and micro-budget filmmaking, because a mystery story can be fascinating even if it doesn’t include any expensive stunts, props, sets, locations or special effects.
Mystery stories are unpredictable, and can allow a writer to deliver spectacular, shocking plot twists.
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