Events

"Death in Shorts"

Where: Newburyport Public Library, 94 State Street, Newburyport, MA 01950
When: 07/23/2014

Edith Maxwell, Margaret Press, and Rory O'Brien will discuss their stories that appear in Best New England Crime Stories 2014: Stone Cold, as well as the advantages and challenges of the short form.  Mark Ammons, an award-winning mystery short story author and co-editor at...

Online Class with Susan Meier: Can This Manuscript Be Saved?

Where: ONLINE
When: 08/04/2014

 

Class Description

Can This Manuscript Be Saved? Rejected? Can’t get an agent? Can’t sell, even though your critique partners LOVE your work? Susan Meier reviews the seven most common rejection catch phrases and explains why you and...

"How to Create Characters"

Where: Worcester Public Library, 3 Salem Square, Worcester, MA 01608
When: 08/12/2014

Roberta Isleib and Ellen Larson will discuss how they people their mysteries with compelling characters from heroes to villains and everyone in between.

"Using What You Know (And What You'd Like to Know) to Write a Mystery"

Where: Wiscasset Public Library, 21 High Street, Wiscasset, ME 04578
When: 09/03/2014

Vicki Doudera, Janet Morgan, and J.E. Seymour will discuss how they use real-life experiences and background, combined with research, to write their mysteries.

Curtis Memorial Library Mystery Author Series

Where: Curtis Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant Street, Brunswick, ME 04011
When: 09/16/2014

Dorothy Cannell, Maine resident, and author of the widely acclaimed Ellie Haskell series, will speak about her mystery novels.  (arranged in cooperation with the Maine Crime Writers Group).

"Using What You Know (and What You'd Like to Know) to Write a Mystery"

Where: Madison Senior Center, 29 Bradley Road, Madison, CT
When: 09/24/2014

Steve Liskow will discuss where he got the ideas for his latest novels, and how he drew on his own experience as a musician and DJ to kick-start his research.  He will read selections, answer questions and sign copies of his books after the presentation.

"Death in Shorts"

Where: Weston Public Library, 87 School Street, Weston, MA 02943, 781. 786.6157
When: 09/30/2014

Authors Ray Daniel, Kat Fast, Kate Flora, and Barbara Ross, whose original tales of murder and mayhem are among the 28 stories served up in Level Best Books' eleventh anthology, Best New England Crime Stories 2014: Stone Cold, will discuss how they plot, construct, and populate...

Curtis Memorial Library Mystery Author Series

Where: Curtis Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant Street, Brunswick, ME 04011
When: 09/30/2014

Edith Maxwell, author of the Local Foods Mystery Series and the Speaking of Murder series will speak about her books.

Curtis Memorial Library Mystery Author Series

Where: Curtis Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant Street, Brunswick, ME 04011
When: 10/07/2014

 Award-winning author, Julia Spencer-Fleming, will speak about her books.

"Stealing from the Dead--Ideas and How They Get Them"

Where: Wilmington Memorial Library, 175 Middlesex Turnpike, Wilmington, MA 01887
When: 10/09/2014

Deborah Doucette, Kate Flora, Arlene Kay, and Clea Simon will discuss where they get the inspiration for their mystery novels.