On my last post, I described a few things needed to make a cozy mystery sleuth lovable. Someone recently asked me how I selected Reece Carson for my sleuth in The Text-A-Nurse Series. What? You want me to confess? Okay, the lone fan deserves an honest answer. Burnout. Here's what happened: One … [Read more...] about Burn Out!
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This is the one rule to rule them all: If readers don’t love the sleuth, your cozy mystery is dead in the water No kidding, Sherlock? Okay, then what makes an amateur sleuth not just likeable but loveable? Answer: It’s not her designer shoes. Here are the sleuth’s basic required … [Read more...] about The Cozy: Lovable Amateur Sleuths