I am a contributor to NOW WRITE! MYSTERIES.

Edited by Sherry Ellis and Laurie Lamson

The fourth volume in the acclaimed Now Write! writing guide series brings together numerous bestselling authors for the definitive guide to writing mysteries, thrillers and suspense.  Many of the 86 contributors are winners and/or nominees of Edgar, Hugo and Shamus awards.

Now Write! Mysteries teaches you everything you’ve ever wanted to know about crafting a page-turning mystery, from creating a believable detective hero (or terrifying villain) to using real-life cutting-edge investigative techniques to bring your story to life.



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What an honor to be among such an impressive list of writers. Here is a complete list of contributors with site links:


Lou AllinEmily Arsenault Deborah Turrell AtkinsonFrankie Y. Bailey
Aileen G. BaronJames Scott Bell Gerard F. Bianco Juliet Blackwell
Jon P. BlochRhys BowenRachel BradySimon Brett
Jan BroganGraham Brown Robert BrowneAndrea Campbell
Rebecca Cantrell Lorenzo Carcaterra Thomas B. Cavanagh Henry Chang
Philip Cioffari Jane K. Cleland Reed Farrel Coleman Sheila Connolly
Deborah Coonts Douglas Corleone Bill CriderBruce DeSilva
Matthew DicksSean Doolittle Wayne D. DundeePeggy Ehrhart
Hallie EphronBrian EvensonKate FloraJack Fredrickson
David FulmerMeg GardinerKathleen George Kate M. George
Sophie HannahKaren HarperGar Anthony HaywardLynne Heitman
Vicki HendricksReece HirschRoberta IsliebPeter James
Chris KnopfHarley Jane KozakWilliam Kent KruegerKen Kuhlken
Will LavenderRobert S. LevinsonStephen LiskowSophie Littlefield
John LutzDoc MacomberTim MaleenyG.M. Malliet
Christopher MooreJim NapierDiana OrgainKatherine Hall Page
Louise PennyHenry PerezTwist PhelanM. William Phelps
Cathy PickensStephen D. RogersStephen Jay SchwartzMichael Sears
Kelli StanleyValerie StoreyAndy StrakaMarcia Talley
Jaden TerrellJames ThompsonStanley TrollipJudith Van Gieson
John WestermannSharon WildwindMichael Wiley
Kenneth WisniaNancy Means WrightElizabeth Zelvin