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Research Historical Crime

Conducting research for a book can be:

  • challenging
  • daunting
  • fun and scary
  • all of the above

In his presentation, writers will learn how choosing the right time in history can enhance the conflict. They’ll also learn how to conduct effective and efficient research, consider out-of-the-box places to research, and when to stop researching and get to work writing.

Included in the discussion will be how to create a world within history, give your novel an air of authenticity, and enrich your story with historical details.

When? Where?

Join us Thu. 21 Mar. at 6 p.m. at the Library! at Hillcrest, in the Canyon Room. That’s at 5246 W. Overland in Boise.

Register now at Eventbrite.

About Patricia Marcantonio

Patricia Marcantonio is the author of the Felicity Carrol mystery series; Verdict in the Desert, published by Arte Público Press, the largest US publisher of contemporary and recovered literature by US Hispanic authors; and YA novel Best Amigas (Fitzroy Books). Her novel Misbehaving at Cactus Lanes was published this month by One More Chapter. She received Alexa Rose Foundation Grants to produce and workshop plays. Her new play, Roja Ridin’ in the Hood and Other Tales, based on her award-winning book, Red Ridin’ in the Hood and Other Cuentos, has been published by Pioneer Drama Service. She’s a member of the Dramatists Guild of America and has won awards for her screenplays and journalism. She’s presented at The Cabin, Willamette Writers, Historical Novel Society, and Pacific Northwest Writers Association conferences.

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