Good Morning, Writers!
Are you preparing for NaNoWriMo? I hope you are making progress and seeing your ideas come to life. November is right around the corner. You’ve got this! If you are writing a cozy mystery novel, Nancy J. Cohen’s book “Writing the Cozy Mystery” is extremely informative and helpful. I had the honor of chatting with Cohen during Malice Domestic and wanted to share this video (as well as her information) with y’all. Enjoy!
Writing the Cozy Mystery by Nancy J. Cohen
Do you want to write a cozy mystery but don’t have a clue where to start? Or maybe you’ve begun a story but are stuck on the plot? Perhaps you’re already writing a series, and you need tips on keeping your material fresh? Writing the Cozy Mystery will help you develop your characters, establish the setting, plot the story, add suspense, plant clues and sustain your series.
This Agatha Award- nominated Second Edition contains more examples; additional writing exercises; expanded sections; and seven new chapters including The Muddle in the Middle, Romance and Murder, Special Considerations for Cozy Writers, Keeping a Series Fresh, Writing the Smart Synopsis, Mystery Movies, and Marketing Tips. You’ll find everything you need to know in an easy-to-read, clear manner to write your own mystery and maintain a long-running series. Recommended for cozy writers, mystery fans, and fiction writing classes.
How to Write the Cozy Mystery on Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/41149702-writing-the-cozy-mystery
How to Write the Cozy Mystery on Amazon:
Good Luck Writing Your Cozy Mystery!