Blending Humor and Tension in a Traditional Mystery / Author Nancy J. Cohen
Posted by Nancy J. Cohen on May 7, 2014
How do you add humor to a mystery? See what I said in my guest post on the Killer Nashville blog.
How do you maintain tension in a humorous mystery? First, look at the source of humor. If it’s the sleuth’s wry attitude toward life, humor is inherent to how she’ll view things. It’s in her nature, and no matter the circumstances, her attitude will prevail. Or perhaps the humor is situational. This can be momentary, or it can relate to a subplot that lasts…
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