"Mystery Making: How They Do It"

Where: Westwood Public Library, 660 High Street, Westwood, MA 02090
When: 09/28/2017

Four first-rate mystery authors--two thriller/suspense authors, Elisabeth Elo and Hank Phillippi Ryan; and two cozy/traditional authors, Sheila Connolly and Clea Simon--turn suggestions from the audience into stories. It's improv with bodies.

Fall Mystery Author Series at the Curtis Memorial Library, II

Where: Curtis Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant Street, Brunswick, ME 04011
When: 10/03/2017

Susan Oleksiw will talk about her books--where she gets her ideas and how she writes them as part of the Curtis Memorial Library Author Series.

"Mystery Making: How They Do It"

Where: Somerville Public Library, East Branch, 115 Broadway, Somerville, MA 02145
When: 10/05/2017

Mystery making: How they do it. Plotting without a net, a panel of four stellar mystery authors — two thriller/suspense writers, Hallie Ephron and Hank Phillippi Ryan, two traditional/cozy writers, Sheila Connolly and Clea Simon — turn suggestions from the audience into stories. It...

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

Where: Falmouth Public Library, 300 Main Street, Falmouth, MA 02540
When: 10/11/2017

Authors, Frances McNamara, Barbara Struna, and Lea Wait, will discuss how they use a combination of real-life experiences and research to create their mysteries.

"Stealing From the Dead--Ideas and Where We Get Them"

Where: Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, Jamestown, RI
When: 10/19/2017

Robin H. Ray, Clea Simon, and Leslie Wheeler will discuss the varied sources of inspiration for their mystery novels.

Mystery Making: How They Do It!

Where: M.G. Parker Memorial Library, 28 Arlington Street, Dracut, MA 01826
When: 11/04/2017

Sheila Connolly, Hallie Ephron, Hank Phillippi Ryan, and Barbara Ross will present a reprise of their hugely successful interactive workshop on how they, as authors writing in the different sub-genres of suspense and cozies, create mysteries from randomly selected pieces of information.

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

Where: Whitman Public Library, 100 Webster Street, Whitman, MA 02382
When: 11/08/2017

Gustaf Berger, Elizabeth Elo, and Toni L.P. Kelner will discuss the various sources they look to for ideas in writing their mysteries.