The Cozy Mystery Resource Guide (Paperback)
An inspirational resource on all things cozy mystery for writers of the genre
The 2024 edition of "The Cozy Mystery Resource Guide" is a comprehensive updated and expanded handbook that serves as an indispensable "cozy companion," offering a plethora of resources to invigorate your stories. From crafting unforgettable characters such as intuitive amateur sleuths, cunning villains, loyal sidekicks, and endearing pets, this guide ensures your narratives resonate deeply with readers.
Find inspiration for your next book with an extensive collection of cozy mystery essentials, featuring lists of tropes, themes, story prompts, crimes, settings, jobs, and hobbies, along with imaginative plot twists and red herrings to keep your readers guessing and inspire your creative muse.
Additionally, it provides detailed marketing advice, including a directory of subgenres and keywords, equipping you with the tools necessary to transform your cozy mystery into a bestseller.
The reference section is a goldmine of online resources, offering links to mystery plot outlines, professional services (including designers, marketers, premade plots, editors, etc.), cozy communities on Facebook, and recommended writing manuals. Moreover, it features a directory of promotional sites and book reviewers, making it an invaluable asset for any cozy mystery writer's toolkit.
Please note: Any reviews posted before January 2024 do not reflect the most current edition.