Committing the Perfect Crime: Writing Your First Mystery

WRITING X 413.2E

Get expert guidance in planning your mystery or suspense novel as you learn the fundamentals of crime writing.

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Online
Starting at $695.00
As few as 10 weeks
3.0 Credits

What you can learn.

  • Learn the fundamentals of crime writing
  • Build a strong structure to craft effective story pacing
  • Identify point of view, setting, and characters with realistic dialogue
  • Place clues and red herrings to build a compelling puzzle for your reader

About this course:

Do you long to commit the perfect crime--and see it bound between covers and on the bestseller lists? Designed for beginners as well as those with a work-in-progress who need direction, this course is a supportive, results-oriented workshop that guides you in planning your mystery or suspense novel, or revising some of the choices made in your work-in-progress. You learn the fundamentals of crime writing, including structure and pacing, point-of-view, setting, character development, dialogue and voice, and clues and red herrings, as well as self-editing techniques. Also covered are the practical aspects of attracting the right agent and/or editor. The goal is to draft the first chapter of your planned mystery or suspense novel.

Fall 2018 Schedule

These courses are fully online, and there are no in-person classroom meetings.

Available
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Instructor: Kris Neri
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Fee:
$695.00
2 days left. Enroll by Sep 26, 2018
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Notes

Enrollment limited to 15 students. No refund after October 2, 2018. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 2, 2018

Contact Us

Speak to a program representative. Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm.

This course applies towards the following certificates & specializations…

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