The ABCs of Writing Mystery Fiction


Saturday, September 13, 2014
10:00 am - 4:00 pm


This class is designed for both beginning writers and those more experienced writers who wish to brush up on the basics in order to refresh and deepen their skills. Brief lectures will cover fundamentals of creating compelling mystery fiction: The Crime; the Sleuth; the Setting; the Suspects; the Witnesses; Motives; Clues; Alibis; Red herrings; Conflict and Suspense; The Solution. Lectures will be interspersed with short, intense writing exercises to permit students to explore what they have just learned.

Saturday, 9/13/2014 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Joanne Dobson

JOANNE DOBSON has written several works of fiction including Death Without Tenure, the newest installment of her Professor Karen Pelletier mystery series. Face Of the Enemy, the first novel in the Wartime in New York series, was released in 2012. She has received an Agatha Award nominee, and in 2001 she was named Noted Author of the Year by the RAAS section of the New York Library Association. She has also taught at Fordham, Tufts, and at Amherst College.

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HVWC in Sleepy Hollow
300 Riverside Drive
Sleepy Hollow, New York 10591
Handicap Accessible? Yes

Date: Saturday, September 13, 2014
Times: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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$175 - Members
$190 - Non-Members

Presenter: Joanne Dobson
Presenter Phone: (914) 332-5953

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