Writers conference devoted to mystery, crime, romantic suspense. Includes panels, demonstrations, master classes, pitch sessions to editors and agents.
Group Size or S:T Ratio
Children's, Fiction, Horror, Marketing, Mystery, Publishing, Romance, Young Adult
2011: Rhys Bowen, Joseph Finder, Carolyn Haines, Joan Johnston, Jon Land, F. Paul Wilson, Michael Allen Dymmoch, J.A. Konrath, Jim Strauss, Jon Jordan; members of MWA/SinC
$399 (earlybird $349) includes meals; partial registration $125-$275. Hotel room $89/night
Chicago, Rosemont, Illinois
Board Member: Love Is Murder
Love Is Murder
5300 N. River Road
Rosemont, IL 60018
Program Chairman Hanley Kanar, 847-891-6588;
Publicity Juli Schatz, firstname.lastname@example.org
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