How to Write a Cozy Mystery Novel — Brenda Wood

So you want to write a mystery novel? There is a really simple formula making the rounds now.

Betsy, the heroine (yes it is always a she) just moved to a small town from the big city, leaving her jilted lover behind. He will harass her at some future point by interrupting her new love affair and/or attacking her verbally and/or physically. He will leave in disgrace, having repented and finally seeing the error of his ways. Read More

Writers and Idioms — Carolyn Wilker

You might recognize this saying, a feather in your cap, or you may have never heard the term.

Meaning of the Idiom

hat copyAccording to the Oxford Dictionary of Idioms, a “feather in your cap” came from the late 17th century and originally meant a sign of foolishness Read More

Twitter for Writers: An Introduction — Ruth L. Snyder

Most marketers recommend writers become active on social media as a way of promoting their work. Twitter is one of many social media platforms available today. Twitter allows you to post short (140 characters maximum) updates to share what you’re doing, link to interesting information, or answer questions. Read More

Welcome to the InScribe Blog on Writing…

Welcome to the InScribe Blog on Writing…

Articles are published weekly on Thursdays.

Our contributors are experienced writers and they are eager to share their expertise and knowledge with you. Read More