JoAnne Myers, Author of “Murder Most Foul,” on Writing Mystery

Sarah Ballance

Today I am delighted to introduce author JoAnne Myers, who is here to talk about one of my favorite genres: mystery. Whether you’re an author who wants to deepen your understanding of the genre or a reader who wants a behind the scenes glimpse, you’re bound to enjoy this look at what goes into writing a killer whodunit. 

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Before writing a word, take some time to jot down key story points. As you’re writing, the story will want to take on a life of its own. Having a handy reference of key points will help keep your story on track and you from pulling your hair out. A list of key points is also helpful when outlining the story plot. You may very well find that the story begins to unfold as you’re writing down the key points. If this happens…let it! Write down any ideas…

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