Summary: Writing mystery fiction can be a special kind of puzzle. In this new edition of the Mystery Writers of America classic, Sue Grafton weaves the experience of today's top mystery authors into a comprehensive mystery writing "how-to."
You will learn how to piece a perfect mystery together and create realistic stories that are taut, immediate and fraught with tension.
The book's contributors include a "who's who" of the mystery w ...show moreriting elite:
Faye and Jonathan Kellerman on conducting accurate research
Michael Connelly on mastering characterization
Tony Hillerman on writing without an outline
Lawrence Block on overcoming writer's block
Sara Paretsky on creating successful series characters
Tess Gerritson on writing the medical thriller
Ann Rule on the art of writing true crime
And many more!