My journey as a mystery fiction writer began with an adult education course. That’s where I learned storytelling basics and met people who would end up forming my first writers group.
While I was in the process of writing my first novel, I happened to find a book called How to Write Killer Fiction by Carolyn Wheat. This spelled out the characteristics of a mystery story versus a suspense or thriller story.
My review of the book follows:
You can buy the book here. (If you buy through my affiliate link, I’ll get a
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I also teach a course on writing mystery fiction now. You can get more information about that by clicking here.