Match your protagonist’s tools to his personality and skills to make them believable and relatable for your reader.
How to capture story inspriation wherever you are. Create a system so ideas are not lost.
The importance of character small passions to get your reader to care about your entire story.
Try character trait opposition to create story conflict integral to your sleuth and the story.
Limit the goals, create aspects of conflict to increase reader engagement with your mystery.
Strong pacing sustains readers through your mystery from murder to final reveal.
How to refine your mystery suspects for the best reader engagement.
My personal experience writting a novel synopsis by hand. How it helps form the story. A process filled with discovery beyond scene cards.
Build and sustain tension in your mystery with micro-tension moments. Instead of one big buildup, keep readers questioning what will happen next right now.
Introduction to three approaches to complete a first draft of your mystery novel