The Mystery of Mysteries

Writing a good mystery is tough. Mysteries are probably some of the toughest projects I’ve ever undertaken as a writer because I wanted to do it right, and they’re so easy to do wrong. A lazy mystery writer will produce a story that’s technically a mystery, but wrongly relies on unpresented information, esoteric information, convenientContinue reading “The Mystery of Mysteries”

Starting a New Tale

As a writer, the blank page can be the most daunting adversary you’ll ever face. You probably have an idea, and if you have an idea, you probably also have mid or late story scenarios constantly bouncing around your noggin that will be awesome to write—if you can ever manage to get there. Sometimes youContinue reading “Starting a New Tale”