elements of mystery

October 6, 2009

Mystery Stories

One of the most difficult parts of writing a mystery stories is planting the clues, at least I think so. I love mysteries and procedurals on television. I love to speculate about whodunit and I love to put the pieces together. I’m pretty good at picking up on the offhand clue that gets thrown about here and there. But as a writer, you really need to know whodunit long before you start writing and that’s why writing mysteries can be tough for me as a pantster. While on vacation at Disney World, I found myself plotting out a mystery, the […]