Know the rules

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Andrew Nette
15 December 2017
Andrew Nette

"It will help you enormously to complete a publishable manuscript if you are familiar with crime fiction’s many sub-genres and the key conventions and rules of each of them," says tutor Andrew Nette. "Knowing the rules of crime fiction is the vital first step if you want to subvert or play with them."

Andrew Nette is the author of two crime novels, 'Ghost Money' and 'Gunshine State'. 'Ghost Money' was shortlisted in the 2010 Victorian Premier's Literary Awards in the category of Unpublished Manuscript by an Emerging Victorian Writer. His short fiction has appeared in a number of print and online publications, including the anthologies 'Crime Scenes' and 'The Obama Conspiracy: Fifteen Stories of Conspiracy Noir', out via Three Rooms Press later in 2017. His online home is You can find him on Twitter at @Pulpcurry.

Andrew will be teaching a workshop on Crime in January 2018.

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