They Wrote the Book: Thirteen women mystery writers tell all
This authoritative collection of essays paints an intimate portrait of contemporary writers at work. Thirteen acclaimed British and North American women mystery writes describe their professional lives; their struggles to make time to write; strategies for maintaining concentration and focus throughout the creative process; and reflections upon the thought and effort that go into crafting each word and every story they weave. Not only does each published author provide an illuminating glimpse into her writing life, but each gives comprehensive advice to the aspiring novelist. It is essential reading and reference, not just for mystery fans, but for all readers and writers.