M1 closed after body found on motorway
A dead body is discovered on the M1 motorway and because of this police have closed a stretch of the M1
. A police officer is my protagonist and his sidekick and they are trying to identify who the dead body is and what was the cause of death. The two cops are a good cop and a bad cop as one is much worse tempered than the other. The two cops really want to find the killer because they have failed on a lot of other cases so they want to fix their career and succeed on their case.
. The dramatic question of the story is what was the cause of death and was it a murder and if it was a murder then who committed it Also why are all the dead bodies found on the motorway?
. The conflict is that more dead bodies start appearing on different motorways and they are all found in the same place.
. The public start to worry and there is lots of outrage at the police force because they still have not found out who is committing all these murders.
. The resolution of the story is that the police finally track down who has been committing all the murders and the story ends with a shootout with the police man winning and killing the murder. And the police man looked into the murders history and found out that his family were killed on a motorway which may have been the reason he killed all his victims on the motorway.
Protagonist a central character
Dramatic question what do they want? (In real terms and thematically- a family? Forgiveness? To overcome an Achilles heel?)
Conflict what stands in the way of this
A character arc how does the character change
Where do ideas come from?
Fictional source material
Burglar took selfie in victim’s house while she showered
. A police detective is my protagonist and he is investigating what happened and trying to find out who the mysterious thief is that took the selfie, and the thief is the antagonist in this story.
. The dramatic question of the story is who is the mysterious man and why did he only take food leaving other valuables behind? It is possible he could be a stalker or someone playing a prank. The police detective is helping the woman and her family and trying to succeed in tracking down the thief.
. The conflict is that the thief has a gang of two people and sends them after the police officer to make him stop the investigation or to kill him.
. The police officer character changes the way he acts usually he is very nice and kind but he becomes angry and darker when the matter becomes serious and is almost killed.
. The resolution is that the police officer gets backup from his colleagues and together in a cohesive unit they track down the thief and put him under arrest and his gang too, and then they all get put in jail. They find out that the thief was a stalker of the woman who would hide in her house when everyone was asleep but now he is caught and put in jail.