Friday, June 12, 2015

Mystery Thriller Saturday: June 27

Mystery-Thriller Saturday: An Afternoon of Chaos, Killing, Crime, and Kidnapping @Kepler’s
Event date: Saturday, June 27, 2015 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Event address: 1010 El Camino Real
Menlo Park, CA 94025-4349

Saturday, June 27, 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Sponsored by Peninsula Arts & Letters, Kepler’s Books, Mystery Writers of America (NorCal Chapter) and Sisters in Crime (NorCal Chapter)

1:00 p.m.: Face-off -- Plotters Versus Pantsers
Do you outline before you start writing your book or do you just plunge in and write by the seat of your pants?

Outliners Paul Draker and Steve Hockensmith will face off against Cara Black and Catriona McPherson in crime fictions’s version of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. This panel will be refereed  (or moderated) by Me.

2:30 p.m. - It's Not Me, Babe 
Writing about a character way different than you

Can you successfully walk in someone else’s shoes? David Corbett, Seth Harwood, Terry Shames, and Laurie R. King will discuss the pleasures and pitfalls of writing characters who are very different to themselves. This panel will be moderated by Kepler's favorite Keith Raffel.

4:00 p.m. -  Mystery Trivia

Join us in teams of two to four and put your knowledge of mysteries to the test! There will be prizes. There will be snacks. There will be much raucous laughter. There might even be a trophy!
Click HERE to find out more about the mystery/thriller writers who are participating. And don't forget to order your tickets HERE.

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