My writer’s imagination went into full alert. Was this merely a supportive comment for someone who forgot to send to send a birthday card? Or was it more sinister. My mind began to churn. Maybe it referenced killing an abusive husband. Then I began to think, where might the body have been left? Hey, that’s the problem with being a mystery writer; even an innocuous statement can lead to a plot.
So if you’re around a mystery writer, be careful what you say.
Have you ever overheard an intriguing snippet?
Mike Befeler, Author of The V V Agency