MTW Write Hook – Contest Rules

Writers this is your golden opportunity! Whip out that pen and paper or that editor program and knock it out of the ballpark.! Join in the contest! The prizes are astounding!

Mystery Thriller Week


In fiction, three is a magic number: Three-Act Structure, Beginning-Middle-End, Three Plot Points, and Goal-Conflict-Resolution. Three is everywhere and must be grappled with by authors at every turn.

Mystery Thriller Week celebrates this intriguing phenomenon of three and invites you to submit a 300-word hook that will showcase your flexed writing muscle. A hook is what grabs the reader and snares him into reading the rest of a book. While there are many hooks throughout a book, this contest will focus on what should be the first page of a novel.

We want to read your best Write Hook! Enter Below!


  • 1st place winner receives written professional feedback of their 300-word submission and their choice of a Writer’s Craft series e-book from Rayne Hall, and an eBook Cover Design and Kindle Formatting from Eeva Lancaster, owner of The Book Khaleesi, and publication of their Write Hook submission on…

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MTW-Serial Killers

Serial Killers and what makes them Tick! Getting in the mood for MTW!

Creative Khristina

Welcome to my second blog on Serial Killers for the Mystery Thriller Week Event, coming soon from February 12th through the 22nd in 2017.  The book is called Expired Listings by author D.M. Barr.  You may or may not be able to decipher from the title that the main character is a realtor.

I mentioned in a post back in August that my mom used to be a real estate agent.  I was discussing the future, third install of my Undercover RomanceSeries, which has a very successful real estate agent as a character.  She’s not a serial killer, but used to be an independent prostitute.  Don’t worry.  All of my books have a death, or more, so someone is bound to die.

The word “bound” ties right in with D.M.’s description of her book “a psychological thriller with satiric, romantic and erotic elements (not erotica by any means).” …

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Bloggers, Become Official! Author Central Looking for Blogger Sites?

The time is perfect for joining as an official blogger. Jump on the fastest moving mystery thriller train in the world! Read more from the lovely Sherrie!

Sherrie's Always Write

Are you part of #MysteryThrillerWeek yet? If you’re not on this Official Blogger list, you should sign up for MTW and get exposure to authors and fans! MTW also has plans to push traffic to your blog during the free online February 12-22, 2017 international MTW event.

Exciting News – You won’t have to wait until 2017 for the exposure your blog needs though. Right now, Authors can contact you, and you may contact them for guest posts, book reviews, and other creative blogger ideas. Don’t miss out on the event that already spans 5 continents and scads of countries! Sign up below and check out all the bloggers already on the list below.

Mystery Thriller Week Bloggers MTW Blogger Sign-Up

Check us out on Twitter @MTW_2017

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Authors, when you are asked for a review copy or an interview, you can always check for the blog name here…

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Book Review: The Illustrated Book of Sayings, By Ella Frances Sanders

The Illustrated Book of Sayings: Curious Expressions from Around the WorldThe Illustrated Book of Sayings: Curious Expressions from Around the World by Ella Frances Sanders

  • Hardcover: 112 pages
  • Publisher: Ten Speed Press; Ill edition (September 13, 2016)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1607749335
  • ISBN-13: 978-1607749332
  • My Rating: ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥

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    Mystery Thriller Week

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    This is promising to be a fun one. For 10 days next February, we are going to celebrate everything to do with mysteries and thrillers. There will be several events spread out and about, so I suggest you save the dates.

    The main web-site is here:

    The corresponding Facebook page is:

    If you’re an author or reader of thrillers, mysteries, crime stories, paranormal suspense or anything that falls under this broad category, you should register now. Join in to meet new authors, new readers, and have fun. If you’re a blogger, there’s a whole slew of review copies and author spotlights for you to post.

    You can find the master list of participating authors and books divided by sub-genres here: Murder In Absentia, for example, would be listed under historical, detectives, paranormal etc. There are a LOT of books to discover!

    Join the Facebook group or follow the

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