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Sisters in Crime 30th Anniversary Celebration
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When: Saturday, June 10, 2017
2:00 PM
Where: The Easley Room, Captain Kimberly Hampton Library
304 Biltmore Road
Easley, South Carolina  29640
United States

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Sisters in Crime 30th Anniversary Celebration

Come join the Upstate SC Chapter of Sisters in Crime as we celebrate the 30th anniversary of our National Sisters in Crime Organization with two entertaining presentations by Award-winning mystery writer, Marcia Talley:

Comic Relief: Or, What’s So Funny About Murder?

In the real world, murder and crime aren’t normally regarded as humorous. Crime is a tragedy. Someone has been victimized—robbed, raped, maimed, murdered. Treating death with humor without being tasteless can be a fine line to walk, but the authors Marcia highlights in this talk do it marvelously well using witty dialogue, wacky characterizations, and/or wild and crazy plots with surprise endings. They make us laugh, even in the face of death.

Demystifying the Mystery: Tips on Writing Crime Fiction

From “where do you get your ideas?” to the final “The End”, a concise, illustrated discussion of the roles of plot, character and dialog in the modern mystery novel, with tips on point-of-view and planting clues for the aspiring mystery writer. A question and answer period follows. Includes bibliography and tip sheet handouts.

When: Saturday, June 10, 2017 from 2:00 to 5:00 PM
Where: The Easley Room, Captain Kimberly Hampton Library, 304 Biltmore Road, Easley, SC 29640

What: In addition to our Speaker Presentations, you will meet noted regional crime fiction writers and enjoy some birthday refreshments.

Co-Sponsor: Pickens County Library System

Cost: Free

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