When writing mystery, manipulating your target audience to keep them turning pages is key. Here's how to write like Agatha Christie.
Your introduction to writing a whodunit, from the cast of characters you need to a framework to construct the puzzle at the heart of your mystery.
Discover the difference between clues, evidence and red herrings. Then, scatter them throughout your mystery novel to lead the detective and your reader down the discovery path to solving the puzzle.
How to create a sleuth readers will love. Check this strategy to build your mystery protagonist from concept to detail.
Crime writers can seem like writing gods, but the quotes in this article might help them seem a little more human—and prove that if they can do it, you can do it too!
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Do you want to write a crime novel but don't know where to start? Here are 30 thrilling mystery writing prompts to get you writing the next whodunit.
Some mystery characters are so memorable that they’ve become a part of our cultural canon. Take a look at our top ten favorites.
So you want to know how to write a crime novel. Writing crime fiction requires juggling many details. Check out our top eight tips on how to write the next great mystery.
Detective stories are a uniquely thrilling genre. Here are our top 30 favorite detective books.
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We look at how to modify The Hero’s Journey to outline a crime novel readers will love. Your imagination is key to developing characters and situations that make your story unique.
Introduction to creating characters for crime fiction. Best approaches for the character tropes to engage readers in your story.