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Mystery – August 12

“The world doesn’t come to the clever folks, it comes to the stubborn, obstinate, one-idea-at-a-time people.”

Mary Roberts Rinehart, the “American Agatha Christie” and original source of inspiration for Batman, born on this date in 1876.

Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist misses an important clue by being too clever by half.

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