Category Archives: Mystery

Mystery Writer’s Event in Irvine: Asian Themes in Crime Fiction, August 24, 2014

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On Sunday, August 24, the OC Sisters in Crime and SoCal Mystery Writers of America will present WOK ON THE WILD SIDE: Asian Themes in Crime Fiction, 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. The event includes an Asian Buffet Luncheon inspired by an Asian-themed panel: Lisa Brackmann Steph Cha … Continue reading

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Free Panel on Writing Fiction Using Psychology in Studio City

Learn how crime writers use psychological perspectives to motivate characters and build suspense   The Southern California Chapter of Mystery Writers of America is hosting afree panel discussion, Biblioanalysis: Psychology in Mystery Writing, at the Studio City Public Library, 12511 Moorpark Street, Studo … Continue reading

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A Close Look at Those 2014 Edgar Winners

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May 1, 2014, New York, NY:  Mystery Writers of America has announced the winners of the 2014 Edgar Allan Poe Awards, honoring the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction and television published or produced in 2013. The Edgar® Awards were presented to … Continue reading

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Southern California Free Short Story Writing Workshop

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9 ELEMENTS OF PLOT with JAMES LINCOLN WARREN Writing a good mystery story involves a whole palette of skills, but none is more critical than constructing an engaging plot. Join crime fiction short story specialist James Lincoln Warren for an … Continue reading

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2014 Edgar Award Nominees Announced

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The Mystery Writers of America announced today the Nominees for the 2014 Edgar Allan Poe Awards, honoring the best works in the Mystery genre published or produced in 2013. The final awards will be presented at MWA’s 68th Gala Banquet, May … Continue reading

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