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Crime and Mystery Writing

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About the Course

Do you have a plot, a cast of characters and a body or two but no clue what to do with them? Unravel the complexities of credible crime and mystery writing, looking at topics such as crime scene description, how to create clues and herrings, profiling your sleuth, and the workings of the criminal mind. Get behind the cordon and discover the guts and gizzards of how to write crime.

Join published author Tracey Hawkins to decode the complexities of credible crime and mystery writing.

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"Tracey is very engaging and has a wealth of experience to share." Kellie
"Awesome :-)"

About your tutor:
Tracey Hawkins is an award-winning author of children’s picture books. Tracey also writes novels, non-fiction and adult non-fiction works. She has lived in the Australian Capital Territory since 1983, where she has worked as a Policewoman with the Australian Federal Police Force and raised a family. Tracey has worked as a crime-writing advisor, columnist and consultant, and has been actively presenting to schools, hosting writing workshops and participating as a guest author at writing festivals for many years. 
Tracey has achieved great success in Australia and overseas with her picture books. In 2012 ‘Max Meets a Monster’ was chosen for Story time on the BBC Australia CBeebies Children’s Television program. Tracey is a May Gibbs Literature Trust Fellow and Coordinator of SCBWI ACT.


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