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The Art of Mystery: Revenge, Risk, Reward

All Levels | Investigate effective ways to author a tantalizing mystery and fulfill reader expectations. We will discuss ideas for pushing the envelope and ways to create hybrid mysteries, and we’ll complete in-class writing exercises that apply to your work-in-process. Discussion topics will include the ingredients essential to keeping your reader up at night, the contemporary mystery reader’s expectations, how to plant clues and hook your reader, the way suspense builds, and much more.

Beginning Fall 2021, we will be adding select in-person classes back to our course catalog. The majority of our classes will still be offered via Zoom.

If a class says IN-PERSON in its title, it will take place in person at our permanent home in Seattle.

If a class says ASYNCHRONOUS in its title, it will take place on Wet Ink, our asynchronous learning platform.

If a class does not have a marker after its title, it will take place via Zoom.

Instructor: Wendy Kendall

Class Type: 6 Sessions

Start Date: 11/04/2019

End Date: 12/09/2019

Days of the Week: Monday

Time: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm PST

Minimum Class Size: 5

Maximum Class Size: 15

$261.00 Member Price:
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$290.00 General Price:

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Wendy Kendall

Wendy Kendall is a mystery author now marketing her first Cozy Mystery series. Catch her exciting mystery author interviews about books and the writing craft on her Podcast—Kendall & Cooper Talk Mysteries on YouTube, iTunes, and KBFG radio 107.3 FM. Or listen to her new author interview podcast A Novel Talk with Wendy Kendall and Carl Lee on YouTube. Wendy's love of writing and reading shows as a syndicated columnist for Recommended Reads, and new column Kids Are Bookin’ It. She is also a Chanticleer Organization Book Reviewer, a freelance blogger, editor, and speaker. Visit her website wendywrites.org

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