This short guide introduces topics that will arise as you tackle your first mystery. Some will be familiar; others will have you scratching your head and doing some real thinking. There is an insatiable appetite for crime fiction. You and your life experience make your mystery unique.
Your detective, the victim, the killer, the love interest, the experts, the witnesses
The mood or tone of your book, your narrative style: Who tells the story?
Writing the satisfying ending and explanation of the crime