You dont need to be an "A" student, a genius-born writer, or in the top 10% of your class to write a mystery for kids. You only need a burning desire to write the most puzzling, frightening, or challenging story you can
a story kids cant wait to eat up
the most fun story in the universea mystery!
Learn from the pros how to plan a mystery the easy way, create characters kids will love, write scenes and settings that come alive, sprinkle clues, use a suspense ladder to build tension, listen for rhythm, add creative icing to your mystery, and design fabulous page layouts.
How to Write Kids Mysteries is suitable for individual or classroom use. Short, sound-bite lessons enable teachers to pick and choose topics based on time allotted, age of students, and teaching preferences. Loaded with exercises, examples, tips, and ideas, readers will also love the Writers Toolkit, which includes alternative words to "said," words to avoid, words for the five senses, words for movements, action verbs, and more.