Rewriting the Past, ‘Based on a True Crime'
A fundamental part of a mystery story is discovering what is fact and what is fiction, who is telling the truth and who is not. Is a witness’s memory reliable and has that witness correctly interpreted what he or she has seen? If this investigative process goes awry, the wrong man or woman may be convicted. Edgar Allan Poe and the London Monster takes a true crime story and twists it into a fictional tale by re-imagining ‘who-dunit’, then revisiting the recorded facts of the crimes from the point-of-view of these imagined perpetrators.
The above is from a Guest Blog written for Shots Crime & Thriller E-Zine: