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How to Outline a Cozy Mystery Workbook

How to Outline a Cozy Mystery Workbook

by Sara Rosett
How to Outline a Cozy Mystery Workbook

How to Outline a Cozy Mystery Workbook

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? Do you wonder where you can bend the rules?

Let successful cozy novelist Sara Rosett show you how she’s planned and written 20 mysteries in this direct and to-the-point guide without fluff or filler.

While each book is unique, every novel is built on a framework that is as old as storytelling itself. Cozy mysteries are no different. Discover the underlying structure that keeps cozy readers coming back for more.

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 psychology behind why readers choose cozies

- How a cozy mystery fits into classic plot structure

- The conventions (or tropes) that cozy readers want and expect

- Tips on how to hide clues and red herrings

- And much, much more!

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

Learn how to outline a cozy and start writing with Rosett's easy-to-follow workbook today!

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780998843155
Publisher: McGuffin Ink LLC
Publication date: 03/02/2018
Pages: 144
Sales rank: 480,899
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.31(d)

About the Author

USA Today bestselling author Sara Rosett writes light-hearted escapes for readers who enjoy puzzling mysteries, interesting settings, and quirky characters.
She is the author of the Ellie Avery series, the On the Run series, and the Murder on Location series. Sara also teaches an online course, How to Outline A Cozy Mystery.

Publishers Weekly called Sara's books, "satisfying," "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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