Week two of my author writing vacation process.
How to use the two types of conflict in your mystery and why they are important.
Create a tool to track your clues to keep readers guessing.
Itemize strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats to create a manageable story idea for your protagonist.
How voice, tone, and mood combine to create your author writing style.
Why your victim is a main character in your mystery.
Your emotional key to good storytelling.
Know the difference between menace and conflict for your mystery story.
Use clues as a springboard to deepen your mystery story.
Use expand, reverse, contract to conquer the mystery novel middle.