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Writing the Cozy Mystery: Expanded Second Edition

Nancy J. Cohen

2019 FAPA President's Award Winner - Reference (Gold) How to Write a Winning Whodunit “Writing the Cozy Mystery” is an award-winning guide for writers that describes step-by-step how to write a winning whodunit.

Do you want to write a cozy mystery but don’t have a clue where to start? Or are you in the middle of a story and stuck on the plot? Perhaps you’re already writing a series, and you need tips on keeping your material fresh. Writing the Cozy Mystery is a concise reference guide that will help you develop your characters, establish the setting, plot the story, add suspense, plant clues, and solve the crime.

In addition, this award-winning second edition contains examples from the author’s Bad Hair Day Mysteries, writing exercises, marketing tips, advice on how to keep your series fresh, and special considerations for cozy authors. 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 creative writing classes.

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