The Art of Graffiti

The Art of Graffiti

This week’s blog is by Gin Price, author of On Edge, a young adult mystery released last month. This week Gin talks about graffiti, an art form that leads to the solution of the murder in On Edge. Intriguing characters, a different take on an urban landscape,...
For the Love of Freerunning

For the Love of Freerunning

This week’s blog is by Gin Price, author of On Edge, a young adult mystery released last month. Gin talks about her discovery of parkour. Intriguing characters, a different take on an urban landscape, and the element of mystery will captivate readers.”...
Why Tacoma is a Good Place to Set a Mystery

Why Tacoma is a Good Place to Set a Mystery

This week’s blog is by Tom Llewellyn, whose teen noir book, The Shadow of Seth, was published last month by the Poisoned Pencil. Tom writes about the importance of setting in a mystery, and why he chose Tacoma.  “A well-written teen mystery with a likeable...
Call 911!

Call 911!

This week’s blog, about plausibility in writing,is by Ellen Larson, editor of the Poisoned Pencil, which publishes mystery books for teens Check out the Poisoned Pencil authors and browse our good books for teens to see Ellen’s writing theories at work....