Mystery Novel

March 27, 2019

Writing A Psychological/Mystery Thriller

Writers are often told to write what they know, but the rise in domestic suspense has shown that book lovers want to read what they know. Psychological thrillers are set in familiar places – usually the home, but it could be the workplace (as in my latest, The Devil’s Work), at the school gates or on the daily commute.
March 29, 2019
Formatting your Book

How To Write That Great Mystery Novel—-And What Not To Do.

Yes, viewers of mysteries and thrillers like tightly-plotted narratives, clever red herrings, and a certain element of surprise. And you should always strive to weave as many of these aspects into your whodunit or crime story as possible.
June 26, 2019

Psychopaths, Do You Know Any?

So, I was doing some research for a character in my next novel and came across this video on YouTube. The seven signs of a psychopath, […]
November 10, 2019


In six words, write your story of the above picture.
December 9, 2019

If You Could Get One Answer.

Aliens, Angels, Bigfoot, Loch Ness, Ghosts, God, The Devil, Vampires, Werewolves, Meaning of Life, etc. If you could have the answer to any of the mysteries […]
January 16, 2020

The Dogs Bark Chapters 3 & 4

3 Β Β Β Β Β Β Β Β Β Β Β  Finishing my pipe and downing a couple cups of coffee I head back in and slosh some water around in the mug and hang […]