Staging the Cozy

Fashion design - The working tools of a couturière - Grunge noiWriting a Cozy Mystery seems to me to be more like writing a play than a novel.

Dialogue is key, the chief conveyor of information to the audience.

Each character’s voice must be unique and memorable, to stand out in the crowd of suspects.

Stage presence is a must for everyone. There can be no milk-toast souls clogging up the stage…

Of course, I could be doing this all wrong. If so, scrape my mutterings from your head and bury the leavings in the brush pile.

Until tomorrow…


Post-note: Sporadic posting apologies. Schedule will continue to be screwy through next week.

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