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Crime Plotting Around the World

Date:

Wednesday, 24th Jul 2019 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Location:

Chipping Barnet library
3 Stapylton Road
Barnet
Herts
EN5 4QT

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Price:

Free

4-part workshop, each with the relevant exercises. Explore the world of crime plotting with crime writer Bettina Von Cossel. You’ll learn about plotting techniques, the secret of the time line, hooks and clues, red herrings and more.

Part One:  France

  • The difference between thriller, 'howcatchem' and 'whodunit'.
  • The secret of the time line.
  • How to use a character grid.

Part Two: England

  • 'The Red Thread' or 'how not to lose the plot'. Learn how to keep the story moving

Part Three: Italy

All about hooks and clues.

Part Four: USA

Murder methods and how to get away with murder

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