I’ve written a cosy mystery. I started writing it around the time I read an article in The Guardian that said the cosy mystery was undergoing a renaissance. I liked the idea of writing a story that was a puzzle to be solved. A game for the reader, rather than a gritty police procedural, and … More Am I Writing A Book That Won’t Sell?
I was reading another book, quite a good book… but then Where the Dead Go appeared on my Kindle on August 5 (thanks to my pre-order). I immediately started reading it, and the other book was soon forgotten. This is Sarah Bailey’s third novel featuring Detective Gemma Woodstock – the first being The Dark Lake … More Mystery of the Month – Where the Dead Go
Feedback on my writing is my favourite. No, really – it is. There’s positive feedback, which makes you feel warm and fuzzy and lets you know you’re on the right track with your work. Negative feedback can be good motivation to make you work harder. But what about when feedback from different sources contradicts each … More Conflicting Feedback on Your Writing