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Now Write! Mysteries

At a Glance

  • Collection of the road-tested wisdom of best-selling Edgar, Hugo and Shamus award-winners
  • 86 never-before-published suspense, crime, thriller and other mystery fiction writing exercises
  • Find out how to solve the mystery of writing mysteries

Click here to read a sample chapter and exercise from the book.

Now Write! Mysteries features 86 never-before-published suspense, crime, thriller and other mystery fiction writing exercises from top-selling authors like Lorenzo Carcaterra (Sleepers), Gar Anthony Hayward (Aaron Gunner mysteries), Peter James (Detective Roy Grace series), Will Lavender (Obedience), Doc Macomber (Jack Vu series), Marcia Talley (Hannah Ives mysteries) and many more. 

  • Let Marcia Talley show you how to create an engaging, memorable detective character.
  • Discover the best techniques for seamlessly integrating action into your story from John Lutz (NY Times-bestselling author of Urge to Kill).
  • Learn how to fine-tune your sense of place and setting from Louise Penny (NY Times-bestselling author of the Armand Gamache series).
  • Take advice from Lorenzo Carcaterra (Sleepers) on how to compose a scene that lives up to your character’s backstory.

No other mystery-writing guide collects the road-tested wisdom of so many best-selling Edgar, Hugo and Shamus award-winners in one place.

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