Speakers Bureau

"Some Like it Noir"

Where: The Edwards Library, 30 East Street, Southampton, MA 01073
When: 03/26/2015

Marian Lanouette and Dale T. Phillips will discuss their noir mysteries as part of Hampton Reads, in which the Big Read is The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett.

"Stealing from the Dead, Ideas and Where They Get Them"

Where: Billerica Public Library, 15 Concord Road, Billerica, MA (978-671-0948)
When: 04/22/2015

Sheila Connolly, Hallie Ephron, and Clea Simon will discuss the many different, and sometimes unusual, places where they find the ideas for their mystery and suspense novels.

"It's a Mystery to Me"

Where: Belfast Free Library, 106 High Street, Belfast, ME 04915
When: 06/30/2015

Jessie Crockett, Vicki Doudera, and Kate Flora will discuss the nuts and bolts of writing a mystery--everything from getting that first idea, plotting, creating characters, doing research, and the daily schedule that gets the book written.