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Killer Heat: A Mystery Writers Weekend Getaway

Co-presented by Northeast Ohio Sisters in Crime

2018-06-09 00:00:00 2018-06-09 23:59:00 America/New_York Killer Heat: A Mystery Writers Weekend Getaway For mystery writers, aspiring mystery writers, and fiction writers in general. South Euclid-Lyndhurst Branch

Saturday, June 09
All day

Add to Calendar 2018-06-09 00:00:00 2018-06-09 23:59:00 America/New_York Killer Heat: A Mystery Writers Weekend Getaway For mystery writers, aspiring mystery writers, and fiction writers in general. South Euclid-Lyndhurst Branch

South Euclid-Lyndhurst Branch

Meeting Room A+B+C (274)

For mystery writers, aspiring mystery writers, and fiction writers in general.

**Please note: If you plan to attend both days (Saturday and Sunday), please register for both days. Click here to register for Sunday. 

Get away from the house, the spouse, the kids, the cats (and dogs), the job, the neighbors, well-meaning friends and relatives and the mile-long to-do list and do what you really want to do – improve your mystery writing skills and mingle with others who share your passion.

This is a free, two-day event open to the public. You may register for both days or for either Saturday or Sunday. To attend both days, please register for each day individually. 

**PARKING also available at Notre Dame College, directly across from the library. Uniformed personnel will be available during library hours to help pedestrians cross South Green Road.**

Saturday, June 9

9:00 a.m. – Registration
9:30 a.m. – Opening Remarks, NEOSinC President Jane Ann Turzillo
9:45 a.m. – “Inside the Criminal Mind," Forensic Psychiatrist Megan Testa, M.D.
10:45 a.m. – Break
11:00 a.m. – Keynote: "Mystery Writing and Publishing: The Guts and the Glory," Laura DiSilverio.

Laura DiSilverio, a retired Air Force intelligence officer, is the national best-selling and award-winning author of 21 mystery, suspense and young adult sci-fi novels. She has written four cozy series for various Penguin imprints as well as the Swift Investigations books -- a humorous private investigator series -- for St. Martin's Minotaur. Her newest release is That Last Weekend, a suspense novel. A national past president of Sisters in Crime, DiSilverio taught for Mystery Writers of America's Mystery University, and teaches writing at Writer's Digest conferences and in other venues. Her appearance at “Killer Heat” is sponsored by national Sisters in Crime.

Noon - 1:15 p.m. – Lunch (on your own at local restaurants or brown bag).

1:15 p.m. – Panel: “Solving the Mystery of Writing Mysteries" with Vivien ChienShelley CostaAmanda Flower/Isabella AlanAnnie Hogsett, and Kathryn Long.
2:00 p.m. – Panel: “After the Manuscript Is Done - Confessing to What Comes Next” with Casey Daniels/Kylie LoganMary Ellis, Julie Anne Lindsey/Julie Chase/Jacqueline Frost, and Jane Ann Turzillo.
2:45 p.m. – Panel: “Indie Publishing: We Did It!” with Gloria AldenIreAnne ChambersCari DubielMichael Haas, M. S. Verish, and Abby L. Vandiver
3:30 p.m. – Authors signing & Break
4:00 p.m. – Interview: Laura DiSilverio
4:45 p.m. – Closing Remarks

Sunday, June 10

1:15 p.m. – Opening Remarks, NEOSinC President Jane Ann Turzillo. 
1:30 p.m. – Workshop: "Conflict: No Pain, No Gain: Increasing the Conflict in Your Stories," Laura DiSilverio.
2:45 p.m. – Break.             

3:00 p.m. – “The Editors Clue You In," Lydia Sharp, Editor and Acquisitions Manager for Entangled Publishing, and Rhonda Merwarth, Editor for Hallmark Publishing. 
4:00 p.m. – Authors Signing.

Authors’ books will be available for purchase both days.

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South Euclid-Lyndhurst Branch

seumgr@cuyahogalibrary.org
Phone: 216-382-4880
Fax: 216-382-4584
Branch manager
Brijin Boddy

Hours
Mon, Nov 23 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Nov 24 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Nov 25 9:00AM to 5:30PM
(Please note: Branches close early, at 5:30 PM)
Thu, Nov 26 Closed
(Library is closed for Thanksgiving.)
Fri, Nov 27 9:00AM to 5:30PM
Sat, Nov 28 9:00AM to 5:30PM
Sun, Nov 29 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the branch

Passport processing and photo services are available at this location 7 days a week, no appointment necessary.

Upcoming events

Wed, Dec 09, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
A fiction writing workshop for writers with previous workshop experience.
Registration is now closed

Wed, Dec 09, 6:30pm - 7:45pm
Virtual
Learn how to create your own digital animation from SCRATCH! Students in 5th-8th grade are invited to join us as we explore, create and share our own stories, games, music and art!

Sun, Dec 13, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
A poetry open mic, moderated by the City of South Euclid's first Poet Laureate, "Doc" Janning.

Mon, Dec 14, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
A fiction writing workshop for writers with previous workshop experience.
Registration is now closed