Want to learn more about writing mysteries? Or learn about new mystery novels? You’ve come to the right place.

Conferences:

Podcasts

Mystery/Crime:

General Writing:

Writing Excuses (tag: Mystery)

Your Breakout Book (Dana Kaye)

 

Books

Writing and Selling Your Mystery Novel Revised and Expanded Edition: The Complete Guide to Mystery, Suspense, and Crime by Hallie Ephron (Amazon affiliate links)

 

Don’t Murder Your Mystery by Chris Roerden

Note: Although the advice is good, it tends to be more the “don’t do this” variety, than “do it this way”. It works if you already have an idea where to go and want to avoid pitfalls.

Magazines

Forensic Magazine.com

Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine

Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine

Blogs and Websites

Mystery

Writer’s Block Forum at Officer.com

Writer’s Knowledge Base (search term Mystery)

Elizabeth Spann Craig’s blog

General Writing – Some of my favorites

Anne R. Allen -writing and marketing tips by a variety of authors (plus awesome resources page)

Writer Unboxed

Jennie Nash Book Coach – often has free tips and resources in addition to her services

Helping Writers Become Authors with K.M. Weiland – extensive resources on all aspects of writing, especially for the beginner

Darcy Pattison has a ton of writing advice that work for all writers, not only for children’s books