Tips to plant clues about your villain but leaving the reveal to your sleuth.
Allowing your reader to imagine character details in the theater of the mind develops connections with your story.
Without an immediate connection with your sleuth, a reader is not motivated to follow them solving the puzzle in the rest of your novel.
How to create a great protagonist, smooth dialogue, keep readers engaged, and trim info-dump to write a novel readers love.
As you build your mystery chapter-by-chapter be prepared for characters arrive with unexpected actions. Evaluate these actions in relation to the chapter and to the story vision. Trust the process.
Character context defines their role in the story. Use context as your primary guideline as you create a character background.
Plot holes are logic problems in your novel, inconsistencies like time or characters acting out of character. Read with objectivity to find them.
Tips on using characters, twists, and clues to keep your mystery reader guessing until the end.
You As An Author It’s never too early to start your transition from writer to author. Once you start writing your mystery, spend some time establishing your presence as an author. You’ll be building your author platform where you tell readers about your book. Once your novel is published, you’ll have your author platform well […]
Tips to choose a title that engages prospective readers, is easy to remember, and suites your genre.