Future and Past Guest Speakers
Dianne McInnes, criminologist and co-author of the sensational true crime books 5 Drops of Blood and Sex Trafficking.
Dianne discussed the art of Writing True Crime Stories.
How do you tackle writing an exciting and readable book about a real crime? Even true crime can be presented as humorous, a black comedy, or as a romance as well as strictly dramatic. There so much more to writing true crime that you may not have considered. Dianne showed us how the research and art that goes into writing true crime stories in a manner that can make you feel like you were there rather than a simply journalism report.