Episode 19: Cozy Mysteries: Reading and Writing

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In This Episode

The Book Evangelists discuss reading and writing cozy mysteries.

Morning Chatter

Cozy Mysteries and Writing Craft books

Marian read:

Lissa read:

What we discussed:

  • Could you, would you, write a mystery?
  • Does the “cozy” aspect make murder more palatable?
  • Did you notice that cozies predominantly feature female protagonists?
  • How does one plan and plot and outline a more complicated story when one usually is not a planner?

Free Cat Content

This episode ends with some free cat content, coinciding with our very first SURPRISE PODCAST GUEST. If you like purring, you’ll like this last bit quite a lot!

Coming Up

Next episode: Marian and Lissa read and discuss Erik Larson’s The Splendid and the Vile: A Saga of Churchill, Family, and Defiance During the Blitz.

Pssst! Want to See Something Cool?

Marian’s first book is launching in February 2021 and the preorder link for the ebook is available here.

Our Show Notes include mentions and recommendations, all linked for your convenience. What else would you like to see here? 

Music Credit: The music used during transitions in our podcast is adapted from: Jazzy Sax, Guitar, and Organ at the club by Admiral Bob (c) copyright 2018 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license. http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/admiralbob77/58382 Ft: geoffpeters

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