Writing Mysteries (Google eBook)
Writer's Digest Books, Apr 8, 2002 - Reference - 256 pages
Here's your ticket to the greatest mystery-writing workshop ever!
In this extraordinary compilation, more than three dozen members of the Mystery Writers of America share insights and advice that can help make your writing dreams a reality. Writers will learn how to piece a perfect mystery together and create realistic stories that are taut, immediate and fraught with tension.
You'll learn how to:
You'll also find special guidelines for creating clues, dropping red herrings, and writing medical, legal, historical, true crime, and young adult mysteries. It's all the information you need to solve the mystery-writing riddle!
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Review: Writing MysteriesUser Review - Cheryl A. Head - Goodreads
Marvelous technical advice and resources for anyone who contemplates writing a mystery. Edited by Sue Grafton who is a favorite of mine. Will continue to use this book as a refresher as I write my sleuth novel. Read full review
Review: Writing MysteriesUser Review - Lota Carolina - Goodreads
At first I thought it's a lot of what has already been said, but I found myself stuck and going over the chapters repeatedly. Got many good tips and gave me new perspective on the subject. Read full review
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