FIVE GREAT MYSTERY NOVELS

I saw an article in which Ian Rankin named his favorite five great crime novels. That made me want to write my own list. I’ve been reading mystery novels since I was a kid. I first read the Complete Sherlock Holmes by A. Conan Doyle when I was about eight years old. I read it […]

FUN THINGS ABOUT WRITING MYSTERIES

One of the most fun things about writing a new mystery is creating the notebook. The notebook has the timeline, the backstory of every character, the maps for the murder site, the houses/apts/flats/offices of every place described in the novel as well as the blueprints. For grins, I also create a scrapbook of pictures of […]