BUILD YOUR WRITING SKILLS
All Writers All-day Skill-Building Workshop
from Mystery Writers of America,
Southeast Regional Chapter
Location: Raleigh, NC, Cameron Village Regional Library, 1930 Clark Ave. Directions Mapquest.
Date: Saturday, October 3, 2009.
Time: Doors open at 10:00 am. (A coffee bar is on Library premises.) Program ends at 4:30 pm.
Program: Welcome by KAREN MCCULLOUGH, president of the Southeast Regional Chapter of Mystery Writers of America. McCullough is the Eppie Award-winning author of 9 mystery, fantasy, sci-fi, and romantic suspense novels, including SHADOW OF A DOUBT.
"Film Techniques for Your High-Concept Novel." Learn pacing, suspense, character arcs, and more to use in writing and pitching your fiction. Sokoloff is an experienced screenwriter, winner of the Thriller Award, and author of 3 novels: THE HARROWING, THE PRICE, THE UNSEEN. www.alexandrasokoloff.com
J. D. "DUSTY" RHOADES
"Build Setting and Mood to Take Readers to Another Place." Rhoades is an attorney and the Shamus Award-nominated author of the Jack Keller Southern Crime series: DEVIL'S RIGHT HAND, GOOD DAY IN HELL, SAFE & SOUND, and BREAKING COVER. ("Masterful"-Chicago Tribune). www.jdrhoades.com
"Develop Your Voice and Survive the Submission Process." Enjoy interactive exercises to expand your options and boost your odds of being read. Roerden is a book editor who wrote the Agatha Award-winning triple-nominated DON'T MURDER YOUR MYSTERY and the 2009 Benjamin Franklin Award-winning DON'T SABOTAGE YOUR SUBMISSION.www.writersinfo.info
"What Else You Need to Know About Writing and
Selling Your Work."