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Sunday, November 13 • 10:20am - 11:10am
Wheel of Why: Spin the Wheel, Create the Story!

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This will be a fun session, with lots of audience participation. Teams will be created representing different genres of crime fiction, like police procedurals, thrillers, cozies. The audience will provide some building blocks for a story, and then the wheel of why will provide the motivation. Each team will use all of these elements to tell a story that fits in their genre.

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Julie Hennrikus

Author of the Clock Shop Mysteries
Julianne Holmes’ Clock Shop Mystery series debuted in October 2015, with the publication of JUST KILLING TIME. CLOCK AND DAGGER came out this past August. As J.A. Hennrikus, she has published three short stories with Level Best Books. She is on the boards of SinC and SinCNE... Read More →

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Bruce Robert Coffin

Bruce is a retired detective sergeant with more than twenty-seven years in law enforcement. At the time of his retirement, from the Portland, Maine police department, he supervised all homicide and violent crime investigations for Maine's largest city. Bruce also spent four years... Read More →
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Sheila Connolly

Sheila Connolly, Anthony and Agatha Award–nominated and New York Times bestselling author, writes three mystery series for Berkley Prime Crime, set in Philadelphia, rural Massachusetts, and the Wild West of Ireland. In addition, she writes the Relatively Dead paranormal romance... Read More →
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Hallie Ephron

Hallie Ephron is the New York Times bestselling author of ten crime novels, including You'll Never Know, Dear (William Morrow, June 2017)). She is a four-time finalist for the Mary Higgins Clark Award. A revised and expanded edition of her Edgar-nominated Writing and Selling Your... Read More →
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Jane Haertel aka Sadie Hartwell and Susannah Hardy

Author, A Killer Kebab, Yarned and Dangerous
Jane Haertel is the CFO (Chief Fussbudget Officer) of Crazy Diamond Editing Services, a developmental, line/copy, proofreading, and coaching service for writers in any genre, fiction and nonfiction. She has worked with authors at all levels, from beginners to USA Today and New York... Read More →
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William Kent Krueger

Raised in the Cascade Mountains of Oregon, William Kent Krueger briefly attended Stanford University—before being kicked out for radical activities. After that, he logged timber, worked construction, tried his hand at freelance journalism, and eventually ended up researching... Read More →
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Hank Phillippi Ryan

HANK PHILLIPPI RYAN is the on-air investigative reporter for Boston's NBC affiliate, winning 33 EMMYs and dozens more journalism honors. The bestselling author of eight mysteries, Ryan's also an award-winner in her second profession—now with five Agathas, two Anthonys, two Macavitys... Read More →

Sunday November 13, 2016 10:20am - 11:10am EST
Grand Ballroom