The Lost Manuscript

Write about a detective who finds a mysterious, unpublished manuscript. However, it may not be exactly what it appears.

The narrative may seem like a straightforward investigation, but writers should consider ways to convince the reader that the manuscript is the key to the mystery when it’s instead a red herring. Explore the themes of literary intrigue, the power (and manipulation) of belief, and false leads. Consider the emotional reactions of the detective, as well as any other key characters.

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