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...
Teen Noir Driver’s Guide

Teen Noir Driver’s Guide

This week’s blog  is by author Tom Llewellyn, whose YA mystery, The Shadow of Seth, was published by the Poisoned Pencil last week. Tom Llewellyn lives and writes in Tacoma, Washington. His first novel was The Tilting House, an MG book published by Random House...
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....