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Building Suspense as a Mystery Writer or How to Carry Around a Bomb in your Lunch Pail

A cardinal rule for mystery novels is that the reader must know everything the sleuth knows and the reader and sleuth must realize who the culprit is at the same time. 441 more words

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Now I have got a Plot, What's Next?

Natalie Goldberg says, “There is no separation between writing, life and the mind,” and I agree with her, at least on most days.
So, let’s turn your wonderful and amazing plot ideas into a first draft. 229 more words

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Writing a Mystery Novel - Plot 101 or Where to FInd Ideas

Today, we will begin a series of short blogs on how an author can craft and sell a novel, beginning with where a writer can find plot and character ideas. 699 more words

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