From not having your protagonist eat too many scrambled eggs to writing what you know–and don’t know–here’s a roundup of advice from crime writing aficionados.
The cozy mystery takes a gentler, character-focused approach to crime. Read 7 tips for writing cozy mysteries:
The crime subgenre of detective fiction has many aspects that are key to a good story. Cause and effect are strong. Because every character is a potential suspect, we remember how important it is for every story character to have compelling motivations, public and private lives. Here are 7 keys to writing an effective detective novel or short story: