Author: Barbara Norville
Published by Writer's Digest Books
In this book mystery editor Barbara Norville helps sleuthing writers solve one of the most perplexing mysteries of all time - how to construct a novel that will appeal to even the most discerning editor.
In this howdunit she shares with you exactly how to write and sell a tightly crafted mystery novel for today's readers. You'll learn the M.O. of the eight most popular types of mystery novels - from the private eye to the police procedural; how to search out the gloomy side of life for story ideas; how to devise an unending collection of devious intentions; and how to develop a plot based on the universal theme of desperation that leads to disaster.
This is a used book in excellent condition. No creases or tears. There is some highlighted text throughout the book.