Motive: #atozchallenge

Motive is a fundamental element of any work of fiction. In crime writing, the criminal’s motive is always one of the factors that single him out. Although in classic detective fiction there is usually more than one person with a possible motive. But in any situation, in order to make things real, it is necessary to understand why did the protagonist say those words, do those things? What motivated him or her? And that means that we writers have to have some understanding of psychology. And, because human psychology is so complex, we have to avoid the obvious. Jealousy, greed, … Continue reading Motive: #atozchallenge