mystery_writing_intensive_884_350.jpg Horizontal TabsDescription Join Aaron Stander and accomplices for a four-day intensive retreat that will walk you through the genre of mystery and crime writing. Monday, June 22, 2020 to Thursday, June 25, 2020 Registration Fee: $425 *K-12 Educators: Earn 23 State of Michigan SCECH clock hours by attending this workshop. This program has been postponed to 2021 due to COVID-19. Do you have an idea for a great mystery? Have you started a story and bogged down along the way? Do you need some time to flesh out your ideas and structure the story? Join Aaron Stander and accomplices for a four-day intensive workshop that will walk you through the genre of mystery and crime writing. Explore the building blocks of this art form including openings and endings, scene development, point of view, narrative voice, the art of detection, and police procedures. During the workshop, you’ll have opportunities to write and share new sketches that could become a part of your book. Participants need to bring a laptop computer and be willing to share their work with other group members. While the focus will be on developing new scenes and chapters, there may be time to revise existing material. Aaron Stander is an experienced educator and a crime novelist. He has produced ten crime novels, taught courses and workshops on writing and crime fiction, and reviewed dozens of mysteries for online publications. Faculty Aaron Stander Instructor of Creative Writing, Interlochen College of Creative Arts Schedule Supplies Participants need to bring their own laptops or may borrow a Mac laptop provided by Interlochen (please bring USB drive to save your work). Participants must also be willing to share their work with other group members. Printers will be available for students to use during the workshop. While the focus will be on developing new material, there may be time to examine prior manuscripts.