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16th Aug '16 3:33:58 PM john_e
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* In [[Creator/JohnDicksonCarr Carter Dickson]]'s ''And So To Murder'', William Cartwright is a detective novelist hired to work for a film studio, only to find some unknown person is trying to use his plots as actual murder methods.
19th Jul '16 10:20:06 PM Adept
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* AuthorAvatar Ariadne Oliver from various Creator/AgathaChristie novels

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* AuthorAvatar Ariadne Oliver from various Creator/AgathaChristie novelsOliver, a [[AuthorAvatar self-insert parody]] of Creator/AgathaChristie, is a mystery crime writer who occasionally gets involved with real murders.



* Maxwell Beckett ([[Series/TheEqualizer Edward Woodward]]) in ''OverMyDeadBody''

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* Maxwell Beckett ([[Series/TheEqualizer Edward Woodward]]) in ''OverMyDeadBody''''Series/OverMyDeadBody''
13th Jul '16 4:52:53 PM foxley
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%%* ''The Snoop Sisters''

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%%* ''The Snoop Sisters''* ''Series/TheSnoopSisters'' aired monthly as part of the WheelProgram ''NBC Wednesday Mystery Movie''. In it, A spinster and her widowed sister, who are both mystery writers solved crimes.
13th Jul '16 7:39:30 AM rafi
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* Jessica Fletcher from ''Series/MurderSheWrote''
* ''Series/{{Castle}}''
* ''TheSnoopSisters''

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* Jessica Fletcher from ''Series/MurderSheWrote''
''Series/MurderSheWrote'' is the classic example.
* ''Series/{{Castle}}''
* ''TheSnoopSisters''
''Series/{{Castle}}'' has the famous mystery novelist Richard Castle who work with Detective Kate Beckett (Katic) of the NYPD using his knowledge of criminal methodology to solve real crimes.
%%* ''The Snoop Sisters''
19th May '16 5:08:31 PM nombretomado
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* Jessica Fletcher from ''MurderSheWrote''

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* Jessica Fletcher from ''MurderSheWrote''''Series/MurderSheWrote''
7th May '16 10:21:06 PM DoctorCooper
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* A Real Life partial example might be Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. From The Other Wiki: "Conan Doyle was also a fervent advocate of justice and personally investigated two closed cases, which led to two men being exonerated of the crimes of which they were accused." See [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arthur_Conan_Doyle#Correcting_injustice here]].

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* A Real Life partial example might be Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.Creator/ArthurConanDoyle. From The Other Wiki: "Conan Doyle was also a fervent advocate of justice and personally investigated two closed cases, which led to two men being exonerated of the crimes of which they were accused." See [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arthur_Conan_Doyle#Correcting_injustice here]].
19th Jul '15 4:13:22 PM foxley
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* The leads from ''Kamen Tantei'' kind of subvert this. Yes, they're mystery writers who investigate mysteries. But the female lead, especially, is a "fairplay" mystery writer living in a world where ghosts, psychic powers, "all a dream" endings and fictional characters come to life (including the title character) make it impossible to use logic and common sense to actually solve mysteries.

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* The leads from ''Kamen Tantei'' ''Manga/KamenTantei'' kind of subvert this. Yes, they're mystery writers who investigate mysteries. But the female lead, especially, is a "fairplay" mystery writer living in a world where ghosts, psychic powers, "all a dream" endings and fictional characters come to life (including the title character) make it impossible to use logic and common sense to actually solve mysteries.
19th Jul '15 10:15:26 AM rafi
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* The leads from ''KamenTantei'' kind of subvert this. Yes, they're mystery writers who investigate mysteries. But the female lead, especially, is a "fairplay" mystery writer living in a world where ghosts, psychic powers, "all a dream" endings and fictional characters come to life (including the title character) make it impossible to use logic and common sense to actually solve mysteries.
* ''Manga/DetectiveConan'': The protagonist's father is a mystery writer who occasionally steps in to solve mysteries when his son is stumped.

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* The leads from ''KamenTantei'' ''Kamen Tantei'' kind of subvert this. Yes, they're mystery writers who investigate mysteries. But the female lead, especially, is a "fairplay" mystery writer living in a world where ghosts, psychic powers, "all a dream" endings and fictional characters come to life (including the title character) make it impossible to use logic and common sense to actually solve mysteries.
* ''Manga/DetectiveConan'': The protagonist's father father, Yusaku Kudo, is a mystery writer who occasionally steps in to solve mysteries when his son is stumped.
19th Jul '15 10:08:51 AM nombretomado
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* Gabe Webb from ''TheMazeAgency''

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* Gabe Webb from ''TheMazeAgency''''ComicBook/TheMazeAgency''
6th May '15 7:12:27 AM TrustBen
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* ElleryQueen

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* ElleryQueenLiterature/ElleryQueen, whose adventures were further publicized by his two creators using the byline "Ellery Queen", is at least the TropeCodifier.



* Harriet Vane from the LordPeterWimsey novels is another example.

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* Harriet Vane from the LordPeterWimsey Literature/LordPeterWimsey novels is another example.



* In Chris Ewan's ''TheGoodThiefsGuide'' series, Charlie Howard is a thief who solves murders who has written several mystery novels about Faulks, a thief who solves murders.

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* In Chris Ewan's ''TheGoodThiefsGuide'' ''Literature/TheGoodThiefsGuide'' series, Charlie Howard is a thief who solves murders who has written several mystery novels about Faulks, a thief who solves murders.
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