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Mystery Novel Opening: Take Charge as the Ringmaster of Your Story with a Striking Beginning

Mystery Novel Opening: Take Charge as the Ringmaster of Your Story with a Striking Beginning

The anticipation of a novel should have some of the same feeling as when you went to the circus as a child and the ringmaster began the show.
Telegraphed My Ending to You*

Telegraphed My Ending to You*

In a well-written whodunit, the author provides information, clues, and so on, so that the protagonist (and the reader) can work out who the killer is.
How To Work Twists, Turns, and Reveals in Your Mystery

How To Work Twists, Turns, and Reveals in Your Mystery

Creating a compelling mystery that drops clues, foreshadows critical elements, and surprises the reader with the reveal is a difficult task to achieve.
The One Backstory Every Mystery Writer Needs to Know

The One Backstory Every Mystery Writer Needs to Know

Whether you're writing a mystery book or incorporating a mystery, backstory plays a critical role in hooking the reading into trying to solve the crime.