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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.


Gold Award Winner in the FWA Royal Palm Literary Awards

Gold Medal Winner in the FAPA President's Book Awards

First Place Winner in TopShelf Magazine Book Awards

Agatha Awards Finalist

IAN Book of the Year Awards Finalist

"If you want to write a cozy mystery-or really, any kind of mystery-this is the book for you Everything you need to know in one handy volume." Victoria Thompson, Bestselling Author of the Gaslight Mystery Series


"If you are thinking about writing a cozy mystery, read this book first Nancy lays out all the necessary steps in an interesting and informative way that is easy to follow. Highly recommended." Catherine Bruns, USA Today Bestselling Author of the Cookies & Chance Mysteries


"Nancy J. Cohen offers clear examples, practical writing exercises, and friendly advice designed to help the beginning cozy author start-and finish -a saleable book. Even seasoned cozy writers can find helpful hints for building better characters and story." Diane A.S. Stuckart, NY Times Bestselling Author of the Tarot Cats Mysteries


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  • ISBN-13: 9780998531731
  • ISBN-10: 0998531731
  • Publisher: Orange Grove Press
  • Publish Date: November 2018
  • Dimensions: 8.5 x 5.5 x 0.28 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.35 pounds
  • Page Count: 130

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