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.
You'll learn how to:Develop unique ideasConstruct an airtight plot packed with intrigue and suspenseCreate compelling characters and atmospheric settingsDevelop a writing style all your ownWrite convincing dialogueChoose the appropriate point of viewWork with an agentConduct accurate researchand much, much more!
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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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - clothingoptional - LibraryThing
Great overall guide from the masters of mystery circa 1992. Some contributors have passed since this was released. Still a fantastic reference. Inspiring and insightful. Read full review
Writing mysteries: a handbookUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Like many Writer's Digest publications, this work serves as an excellent resource for the published and the would-be author. Editor Grafton, herself the successful author of the Kinsey Milhone series ... Read full review
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