English | 2008 | ISBN: 1880284928 | 224 pages | scan PDF | 4,7 MB
The core of the book is Emerson’s personal take on writing and selling historical mysteries, but it also includes contributions from over forty other historical mystery writers —practical advice, anecdotes, and suggestions for research—and input from assorted editors, booksellers, and reviewers. For both historical mystery writers and readers.
“...a comprehensive guide, full of seasoned advice and rich examples.” -- Hallie Ephron, author of Writing and Selling Your Mystery Novel
“I can’t imagine a question about historical mysteries that isn’t answered here. Do not start writing your historical mystery without this book!” -- Carolyn Wheat, author of How To Write Killer Fiction