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Including the Mysterious in Your Writing

2000 Edwards St.
(713) 487-5603
  • Presented By: Writespace
  • Dates: 4/19/2020
  • Location: Writespace
  • Address: 2000 Edwards St.
  • Phone: (713) 487-5603
  • Time: 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
  • Area of Town: Memorial Park/Washington Corridor
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    INSTRUCTOR: JULIE HERMAN
    TIME: Sunday, April 19th, 3-6 PM
    PRICE: Early-Bird until Tuesday, April 14th: $45 for members, $60 for non-members. After Tuesday, April 14th: $55 for members, $70 for non-members. 
    LOCATION: Writespace at Silver Street Studios, 2000 Edwards #208, Houston, TX 77007
    LEVEL: All Levels
    CAP: Limited to 15 Writers

    Mystery stories have something to offer writers of multiple genres. Mysteries are modern day morality tales, full of struggles between good and evil, with an inherent expectation that justice will be served in the end. And one of the most prevalent conventions of a good mystery is a strong opening hook, luring the reader to follow the plot down a dark alley.

    In this workshop, taught by a Macavity- and Agatha-nominated mystery author, we will explore how to develop a strong opening scene. Then we’ll take a closer look at scene tension and explore how to keep the reader turning the pages until the very end—no matter the story you’re telling.

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