Dissecting Dragons

Episode 232: Murder Most Foul - Killing with Purpose in Speculative Fiction

July 24, 2020
Murder (in fiction) is not just a staple of crime and thriller novels. Sci-fi, Fantasy and Horror all often make use of a judicious killing too. So why exactly is murder a useful tool for driving a plot or adding complications? What are the dos and don'ts of adding murder to a story? This week Jules and Madeleine take a look at how this most serious of crimes is used most effectively in speculative fiction.  
 
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