Mystery Novel II


Continue your mystery novel draft in progress with lectures, discussions, and workshops that deepen your work. 


What you can learn.

  • Continue writing your novel draft and workshopping pages in progress
  • Participate in lectures on craft elements that enrich your draft and process
  • Focus on novel progression, character development, and self-editing
  • Complete at least 50 pages of your mystery novel

About this course:

Armed with your crime novel’s plan and first chapter, you continue to develop your knowledge of mysteries and craft by writing scenes using characters and situations from your projected novel and workshopping your in-progress work. Lectures on crime novels and novel progression, effective openings, setting, scene crafting, conflict, and voice, along with an advanced look at character development and self-editing are provided. The goal is to complete 50 pages of your mystery.
WRITING X 415.1E Mystery Writing I or comparable workshop experience. 

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