Learn how to write a mystery that chills, thrills, and gets your readers begging for a series.
Puzzling over how to create your mystery characters? This guide reveals all the clues you need, from crafting an unforgettable sleuth to designing convincing red herrings.
A captivating setting draws your reader into the world of your mystery novel. It sets the tone, reveals clues, and even interferes with the investigation. There's no doubt setting has a lot of work to do. Here's everything you need to know to make yours gets the job done.
Need an easier way to keep track of all of your mystery novel's plot lines, red herrings, and shady suspects? Dabble is on the case. Here are our best tips for writing mystery with Dabble... plus a template you can use to start planning your story today!
What does it take to write a cozy mystery novel that readers can't put down? Here's your full guide to all things cozy, from delightful protagonists to dizzying plot twists.
Are red herrings essential ingredients for an unputdownable mystery novel? Or blatant manipulations guaranteed to irritate your reader? Learn when and why you need this mystery device and how to use it without making your audience feel duped.
Here's everything you need to know to write a spectacular sleuth that mystery readers will immediately love and never forget.
The puzzle makes the mystery. Everyone knows that. But how do you come up with clues that move the story forward without giving away the ending? Here's everything you need to know.
Plot twists are a thrill for the reader, but they can be pretty overwhelming for the writer. How do you craft a shocking reversal that totally makes sense but still catches your audience by surprise? We've got the answers right here.
What makes for a more compelling mystery novel: a crime-solving duo with an interesting dynamic or a lone wolf detective who has no choice but to go it alone? This guide will help you think through the larger role of the sidekick.