Writing Your First Mystery: A step-by-step guide to writing your first mystery

Writing Your First Mystery: A step-by-step guide to writing your first mystery
Writing Your First Mystery An introduction to the elements of a whodunit or thrillerThis 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 ...
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Writing Your First Mystery

An introduction to the elements of a whodunit or thriller

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.

Plotting

  • Outline or Write by the Seat of Your Pants
  • Subplots: Why and how they work
  • Mystery genres: Which are you?

˃˃˃ The Essential Characters

Your detective, the victim, the killer, the love interest, the experts, the witnesses

˃˃˃ Other essentials: The setting, contemporary or historical, character names

The mood or tone of your book, your narrative style: Who tells the story?

˃˃˃ Conflict, suspense and pacing, clues and red herrings

Writing the satisfying ending and explanation of the crime

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Genre: Mystery
Tags: writing mystery, writing tips
Publisher: Pertinacity Press
Publication Year: 2015
ASIN: B00UVXYIV8
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