Writing Crime Fiction

 CCOM 1113

It was a dark and stormy night…

Are you mesmerized by murder and mayhem? Fascinated by femme fatales or just have a hankering to write a hard-boiled detective story? In this course, we’ll explore the ins and outs of writing crime fiction including the various crime fiction subgenres and the history of crime fiction and its impact on today’s hottest stories.  A special emphasis will be placed on creating compelling heroes and villains and plotting provocative prose that is true to crime writing conventions.

Instructor: Abby Teed-Walton
Dates: (WINTER) Thursdays, March 15 - April 19 (6 weeks)
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Location: Saint John Social Enterprise Hub, 139 Prince Edward St, Room: TBA
Course fee: $170  (plus HST)

About the instructor: Abby has spent the last 20 years carving “who shot JR moments” into technical courses, speeches, proposals, and everything in between for Fortune 500 companies.  A method writer with a Hemingway swagger and a True Detective heart, Abby has climbed telephone poles, sat in courtrooms, and hiked in the woods alone after dark to get a good story.

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