|About the Book|
An authoritative guide to creating a compelling and commercially viable mystery. Features a thorough exploration of the genre and a step-by-step writing process that explains such findamentals as plot and character development- effective dialogue- atmosphere and setting- and maintaining pace. Also includes sections on outlining, revision, acquiring an agent, submitting to publishers, marketing and promotion, and in-depth exercises. Writing the Mystery wraps up with a special collection of interviews with mystery major leaguers.