June Guest Post for The Aspiring Author Blog
The Aspiring Author's Blog fantasy contributor Alexa McGinnis and I recently had a Twitter exchange that changed my plan for this first Mystery Monday post. When you surround yourself with great writers, working hard on their craft, this sort of thing is bound to happen.
The topic of our Twitter conversation was coy writing and how irksome I find it. And it's known to be a problem in many an otherwise brilliant mystery, so, let's talk about it and get it out of the way.
First thing's first: What do I mean by coy writing?
Imagine, if you will, a striptease...