The definitive guide to writing mysteries, thrillers and suspense.
Many of the 86 contributors to Now Write! Mysteries are bestsellers and winners and/or nominees of Edgar, Hugo and Shamus awards.
Now Write! Mysteries teaches you everything you’ve ever wanted to know about crafting a page-turning mystery, from creating a believable detective hero (or terrifying villain) to using real-life cutting-edge investigative techniques to bring your story to life.
“Short of one-on-one training with each of the writers featured in the book, this is probably the best and most useful way to benefit from their expertise.” – David Pitt, Booklist
Now Write! Mysteries features never-before-published writing exercises from top mystery authors like Lorenzo Carcaterra (Sleepers), Gar Anthony Hayward (Aaron Gunner mysteries), Peter James (Detective Roy Grace series), Will Lavender (Obedience), Doc Macomber (Jack Vu series), Marcia Talley (Hannah Ives mysteries) and many more.