I felt it was time to finally talk some more about the murder mystery, or as it is most commonly known these days my cozy mystery, which I have been writing for the past several months. And most of all I felt it was time to finally reveal the title! I am still in the … More My Murder Mystery Book Title Reveal!
I realised recently that for me the best way towards writing a murder mystery novel is to see the whole thing as a puzzle. As the writer, I have to think of all the individual puzzle pieces: characters, motivations, subplots, locations and the things vital to any mystery story: a good murder (or two), clues … More Mystery Writing: Putting the Puzzle Together
One of the reasons I know why changing from science fiction to mystery writing has absolutely been the right decision for me is because I am doing my best to be my best. This also brings home how not-right science fiction and fantasy were for me as genres to write in professionally. I will still … More This Month in Mystery Writing: Research
‘A writer is someone for whom writing is more difficult than it is for other people.’ Thomas Mann I am moving away from fantasy and science fiction… I know… A big step. A huge step. And I admit it is a scary one. So far sci-fi and fantasy have been all I’ve known in my … More Change is Coming!