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The Art and Craft of Mysteries

2020-09-23 19:00:00 2020-09-23 20:00:00 America/New_York The Art and Craft of Mysteries Online

Wednesday, September 23
7:00pm - 8:00pm

Add to Calendar 2020-09-23 19:00:00 2020-09-23 20:00:00 America/New_York The Art and Craft of Mysteries Local author Phil Hayward will discuss the writing of a mystery novel, using his own book, "Deadly Stroke: A Port City Mystery", as a guide. Online

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Zoom Room 2

Local author Phil Hayward will discuss the writing of a mystery novel, using his own book, "Deadly Stroke: A Port City Mystery", as a guide.

Topics will include where ideas, plot, characters, and atmosphere originate.  Attendees will gain a better appreciation of reading not just mysteries but other genres of fiction as well.

After living in Alexandria for 30 years, Hayward and his wife, Polly Lange, moved to the Breton Bay community near Leonardtown in 2014.  Before turning to fiction he was a staff editor of Air & Space/Smithsonian, Mid-Atlantic Country, and Lodging magazines.  Hayward is a member of the Maryland Writers Association.

Please register to receive the link to the Zoom meeting the day before the event, along with a downloadable attachment of author handouts.  Signed copies of Deadly Stroke: A Port City Mystery are available for purchase from The White Rabbit Bookstore, located in the Wildewood Shopping Center, California, MD.

If you require an ASL interpreter or other accommodation for this event, please contact us at virtualservices@stmalib.org with as much notice as possible, but no later than five business days before the event date.

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