I asked readers what they do and don't like to see in cozy mysteries.
Here is the list!
READERS WOULD LIKE TO SEE:
A touch of sweet romance
Relationships between characters
A puzzle to be solved
A villain who is difficult to spot
A picturesque town
READERS DON'T WANT TO SEE:
Lots of gore
A mystery solved too easily
Surface characters without any description or depth
The murder of a favorite or "nice" character
If you have any ideas about points to add to either list, feel free to leave a comment! I like hearing from my readers and I take your ideas into consideration.
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