I think I’ve mentioned I love cozy mysteries, maybe one or two thousand times, but I love cozy mysteries. I read cozies. I write cozies. I even watch cozy mysteries on television. Yep, cozies on TV have been a rare treat when I can find them. But lately, it’s gotten easier for me to locate
Cozy mysteries are predominantly series rather than stand alone books. There is a new villain and list of suspects in each book but the protagonist (sleuth) and supporting characters remain the same. If you think about each book in a cozy mystery series like an episode of Murder She Wrote, you will see the challenge.
Now that I’ve finished my Masters of Fine Arts degree and have a completed mystery manuscript, the number one question I am asked is, when will your book get published? Good question. So, I thought I would detail the lengthy process for getting a book published. This post will focus on the traditional publishing route