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Tag Archives: Linda O. Johnston
What is Your Favorite Part of Writing a Story?
by Linda O. Johnston If you’re a writer, what’s your favorite part of writing a story–and how do you make an element your favorite? How about character? I always like to focus when I’m starting a new book on determining … Continue reading
Cozy Romance v. Romance Romance!
We’re happy to welcome back multi-published author Linda O. Johnston to Writers in the Storm today. For those of you who won’t be able to see her at conference, she’s bringing conference to you in this post. by Linda O. … Continue reading
What Make A Cozy Mystery “Cozy?”
by Linda O. Johnston I’m delighted to be back for another guest blog on Writers in the Storm. Once again, I’m blogging about cozy mysteries. Do you know what makes a cozy mystery “cozy?” Well, they all star amateur sleuths, for one … Continue reading
The Plot Thickens
Mystery Maven, Linda O. Johnston is back! We’ve gotten lots of mysterious questions lately, particularly about writing “process,” and Linda O has some answers about plot. The Plot Thickens by Linda O. Johnston My guest blog posts here on Writers … Continue reading
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Mysteries and Me by Linda O. Johnston
Welcome to another installment of Sensational Summer Fridays, here at WITS with Linda O. Johnston! I write both mysteries and romances. My mysteries contain romantic elements, and my romances contain suspense or mystery. Why? Because I love them both! But … Continue reading
Posted in Miscellaneous Tagged amateur sleuth, book giveaway, cozies, Linda O. Johnston, mystery writing, Pet-Sitter mysteries, sleuth, villains 10 Comments
Add Conflict to your Story with a Down & Dirty Fight
by Jenny Hansen Happy Wednesday, y’all! I’m looking forward to hearing Linda O. Johnston, one of our new bloggers, talk about “What Makes a Great Mystery” for this week’s Sensational Summer Friday. Today we’re going to talk about Dirty Fighting. … Continue reading
Networking and Writing Organizations
Linda O. Johnston is the author of 27 published novels, with more to come. She currently writes the Pet Rescue Mysteries for Berkley Prime Crime, a spinoff series from her Kendra Ballantyne, Pet-Sitter mysteries, also for Berkley. The second Pet … Continue reading