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How to Outline a Cozy Mystery

How to Outline a Cozy Mystery

by Sara Rosett
How to Outline a Cozy Mystery

How to Outline a Cozy Mystery

by Sara Rosett



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Do you want to write a cozy mystery but don't know how to get started? Use this companion workbook to learn how to create a framework so that you can begin writing your cozy.

Do you want to know the basic building blocks of a cozy mystery? Do you wonder why cozy readers devour these mysteries voraciously? Are you fuzzy on how the structure of a cozy mystery fits into the classic plot structure? Do you wonder what the "rules" are for a cozy mystery?

Let USA Today bestselling author Sara Rosett show you how she's planned and written over 25 mysteries in this direct and to-the-point guide without fluff or filler.

Use the How to Outline a Cozy Mystery Workbook—the companion to the How to Outline a Cozy Mystery Course—to work through your cozy outline step-by-step.

In How to Outline a Cozy Mystery Workbook you'll discover:

  • The many different outlining methods you can use to build your story framework

  • The conventions (or tropes) cozy readers want and expect

  • The psychology behind why readers choose cozies

  • How a cozy mystery fits into classic plot structure

  • Tips on how to hide clues and red herrings

  • And much, much more!

Sara Rosett's firsthand knowledge of cozy mystery structure and what cozy readers want will help you shape your idea into a novel. Her tips and workbook will save you time and give you confidence as you approach the blank page.

Buy Sara Rosett's workbook today and you'll get an easy to understand plan for outlining your mystery in a helpful question and answer format to guide you through the process.

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Product Details

BN ID: 2940162827733
Publisher: Sara Rosett
Publication date: 01/17/2020
Series: Genre Fiction How To , #1
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: eBook
Sales rank: 977,943
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

USA Today bestselling author Sara Rosett writes lighthearted mysteries for readers who enjoy atmospheric settings, fun characters, and puzzling whodunits.

She is the author of the High Society Lady Detective historical mystery series as well as three contemporary cozy series: the Murder on Location series, the On the Run series, and the Ellie Avery series. Sara also teaches an online course, How to Outline A Cozy Mystery, and is the author of How to Write a Series.

Publishers Weekly called Sara's books “enchanting,” “well-executed,” and “sparkling.” Sara loves to get new stamps in her passport and considers dark chocolate a daily requirement. Find out more at

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