Resources for Cozy Writers
We'll be adding to this section with more resources for writers as I find them. If you see your site here and would like us to add a picture/details, please contact us and let us know. If your site is not listed here, but you offer resources that would help cozy mystery authors, please let us know that, too!
Once you get your book up on Amazon KDP, B&N, Kobo, and/or other sides, you'll want to make sure it's listed on Goodreads. If you publish on KDP, it should automatically transfer, but you can help the process along and/or keep the info on the site up to date. You can also run ads and/or giveaways on the site.
Great Escapes Book Tours
This website provides cozy mystery tours for free, though donations to the site give extra ad space on the site. Lori organizes painless tours with multiple bloggers helping promote your book. Email her to book your spot at least 3 months in advance.
Blogs/Pages About Writing
Books on Writing Cozies
Writing The Cozy Mystery
Writing the Cozy Mystery is an award-winning guide that will help you develop your characters, establish the setting, plot the story, add suspense, plant clues and solve the crime. You’ll find everything you need to know in an easy-to-read, precise manner to write a winning whodunit.
Courses/Templates on Writing Cozies
Ellie Alexander's Author Academy
Learn from professional cozy mystery author, Ellie Alexander, how to write a successful cozy, killer query letter, a book proposal, and/or a mystery series in her Author Academy. You also get access to her private Author Academy Facebook Group.
Richelle Braswell: Comprehensive Editing
Richelle Braswell is an editor who offers a one-stop-shop editing service for independent fiction authors. She provides brainstorming, outline critique, manuscript evaluation, developmental editing, line editing, copyediting, and proofreading. Cozy mystery and fantasy are her genre specialties.