Speakers Bureau

"The Suspense Builds!"

Where: Chelmsford Public Library, 25 Boston Rd., Chelmsford, MA 01824
When: 03/17/2016

Three authors of different types of suspense--Gary Braver, medical, Arlene Kaye, romantic, and Sarah Smith, historical--discuss where they get the ideas for their terrifying tales and how they transform these ideas into page-turners at the opening event of the Chelmsford Public Library's "...

"It's a Mystery to Me"

Where: Ashland Public Library, 66 Front Street, Ashland, MA 01721
When: 03/19/2016

Gary Braver, Sheila Connolly, and Katherine Hall Page discuss everything from getting that first idea for a book to creating characters, plotting, doing research, and the daily schedule that gets the book written as part of the Ashland Mystery Festival, which will also include a meet-and-greet...

"The Modern Heroine"

Where: Ballard Center (temporary home of the Lithgow Library) 6 East Chestnut Street, Augusta, ME
When: 04/14/2016

Kathy Lynn Emerson, Maureen Milliken, and Janet Morgan will discuss how women authors are redefining the genre by creating strong women characters,

"It's a Mystery to Me: Ideas and Where We Get Them"

Where: Chelmsford Public Library, 25 Boston Road, Chelmsford, MA 01824
When: 05/05/2016

Award-winning authors, Hank Phillipi Ryan and Hallie Ephron, discuss their work, crime fiction, and their sources of inspiration. Hank reveals the inside scoop behind her latest ripped from the headlines novel, WHAT YOU SEE, and Hallie shares her long fascination with Hollywood, and how a famous...

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

Where: New Milford Public Library, 24 Main Street, New Milford, CT 06776
When: 05/18/2016

Steve Liskow, Susan Santangelo, and Carole Shurmak will discuss how they combine real-life experiences with research in writing their mysteries.