How To Write Like Agatha Christie: 8 Tips for Mystery Writing

How To Write Like Agatha Christie: 8 Tips for Mystery Writing

When writing mystery, manipulating your target audience to keep them turning pages is key. Here's how to write like Agatha Christie.

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How to Write a Whodunit: Tips and Plot Twist Ideas

How to Write a Whodunit: Tips and Plot Twist Ideas

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.

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Murder Mystery Clues: How to Write, Ideas, Types of Clues and Examples

Murder Mystery Clues: How to Write, Ideas, Types of Clues and Examples

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.

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How to Write a Mystery Detective Character: 6 Steps for Success

How to Write a Mystery Detective Character: 6 Steps for Success

How to create a sleuth readers will love. Check this strategy to build your mystery protagonist from concept to detail.

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Best Crime Writers: Top 7 and What You Can Learn From Them

Best Crime Writers: Top 7 and What You Can Learn From Them

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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How to Become a Writer: Our Complete Guide

How to Become a Writer: Our Complete Guide

If you've ever wondered how to become a writer, we've got you covered. Learn about all the different types of professional writing and how to break into writing.

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Best Crime Books to Read in 2022

Best Crime Books to Read in 2022

What are the best crime books of all time? Here are our top 30 crime novels.

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Best Crime and Mystery Writing Prompts of 2022

Best Crime and Mystery Writing Prompts of 2022

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.

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10 Best Mystery Characters

10 Best Mystery Characters

Some mystery characters are so memorable that they’ve become a part of our cultural canon. Take a look at our top ten favorites.

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How to Write a Mystery or Crime Novel: 8 Tips for Writing Crime Fiction

How to Write a Mystery or Crime Novel: 8 Tips for Writing Crime Fiction

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.

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30 Best Detective Books of All Time

30 Best Detective Books of All Time

Detective stories are a uniquely thrilling genre. Here are our top 30 favorite detective books.

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20 Crime Novels with Female Leads

20 Crime Novels with Female Leads

If you love crime novels and strong female protagonists, you'll love these twenty great mystery novels with female leads.

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Best Mystery Books of All Time: Top 25 Novels

Best Mystery Books of All Time: Top 25 Novels

Mystery. Suspense. Who doesn’t love a good brain twister, especially when you don’t find out until the end whodunnit? There are some big names on the list, but others might surprise you.

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How to Outline a Crime Novel Step by Step

How to Outline a Crime Novel Step by Step

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.

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Create Crime Characters to Thrill Your Readers

Create Crime Characters to Thrill Your Readers

Introduction to creating characters for crime fiction. Best approaches for the character tropes to engage readers in your story.

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