on Live Write Thrive:
There are many important elements to a successful murder mystery, but the hero is arguably the most important.
This character needs to be someone that readers can root for and sympathize with. How to do that? Let’s take a look at the 5 most important characteristics of a murder mystery hero.
- The perfect murder mystery hero is brilliant (in a unique way)
When it comes to creating a great murder mystery protagonist, one quality is essential: intelligence. An intelligent hero is able to use their quick wit and sharp mind to piece together clues and solve the mystery. They see things others do not and connect the dots in unusual ways.
Here are a few tips for creating a brilliant murder mystery hero: