This is the first book by Frey I have picked up. I did not finish it, so I'm giving it 3 stars.
Many writers--especially outliners--may find the system in this book... Read more
"How to Write a Damn Good Mystery" was a gift from the writing gods! Frey's right-brained approach helped me energize my manuscript after I had organized but dulled it down... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Marla
There are not too many theories in this damn good book! A big chunk is devoted to walking the reader through the creating of a murder mystery in Montana. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Ewe Paik Leong
The 'Bible' of mystery (or any other genre for that matter) writing. James N Frey is just so damn good! Read morePublished 9 months ago by Peter Ramshaw
Too bad all instruction books aren't written in such an entertaining style. Mr. Frey understands writing and explains it all in a way that makes you glad you're a writer. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Penny Dobbins