Get Clued In:
A Lecture Series For Mystery Writers
C.H. Booth Library Meeting Room,
25 Main Street, Newtown, CT
Tuesdays, 7:00, Oct. 18, 25, Nov 1, 2011
Special Presentation by Elaine Pagliaro on Friday, Oct 28
Refreshments & Desserts
Are you writing or thinking about writing a mystery/suspense novel or whodunit short story?
If “yes,” then you won’t want to miss this continuing free lecture series! Get Clued In is for writers of all ages and with any level of experience.
Oct 18 @ 7:00 pm – Clueless in New England
Michael Dooling, historical writer and news librarian for the Republican-American, will explain how he researched the disappearances of three women who were hitchhiking alone in New England when last seen – all 60+ year-old cold cases Presentation, Q&A.
A book signing of his most recent book, Clueless in New England: The Unsolved Disappearances of Paula Welden, Connie Smith and Katherine Hull, will follow.
Oct 25 @ 7:00 pm – Arming the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: What writers need to know
An officer from the Newtown Department of Police Services will explain the various firearms that your criminals and protagonists might use. Presentation, Q&A.
Oct 28 @ 7:00 pm – Forensic Science in the Pursuit of Justice: Famous Cases
Dr. Elaine Pagliaro, Forensic Scientist at the Henry Lee Institute of Forensic Science, will discuss famous cases where forensic science played a major role in a conviction or exoneration. The public is invited to attend. Presentation, Q&A.
Nov 1 @ 7:00 pm – Poisons To Die For
Expert Kathleen Moody will discuss how your detective can figure out what poisons and other toxic substances were used in a suspicious murder.
Sign up for each session at chboothlibrary.org
More information: (203) 426-4533
. . . It would be a crime to miss this series!
This press release was submitted by Andrea Zimmermann Reference Department, Cyrenius H. Booth Library.