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Hey gang...Hope all of you are staying safe:
After writing seven thriller/mystery novels it was suggested to me that I change gears and write a "cozy" mystery. Something without all the adrenaline and let my characters sip tea or bake bread or work at some small store and solve a mystery. It sounds good; it really does. After all, I'm in a bit of writer's slump right now and the ideas aren't coming so maybe step outside by box a little bit. Come on, stretch your wings a little. So I got a character in mind, set up a possible murder scenario and managed to get a rough first draft.
And it was as exciting as paint drying.
Cozy, Agatha Christie, call everyone in the drawing room and reveal the murderer.... Yeah, that's not me. You might as well ask me to write a vampire novel or Gone With the Wind. I write what I write.
One thing I didn't want to do with the John Logan series is to get stale and repeat myself. My latest attempt at a new novel, while a novel idea …