Monday, January 28, 2013

Germanna Today: The Art of Mystery Writing, Cory MacLauchlin on his John Kennedy Toole bio, Ben Sherman on Workforce programs

Germanna Today guests include award-winning author Howard Owen on his new Mystery Writing course at Germanna, Cory MacLauchlin, author of the John Kennedy Toole biography "Butterfly in the Typewriter," and Ben Sherman on Workforce programs.
GCC President David A. Sam and speech instructor Shelly Palomino co-host the Germanna Today cable TV show.
 Owen, the award-winning author of 10 published novels, teaches "A Mystery to Me: The Art of Mystery Writing," a three-day, 7-pm-9pm evening class Feb. 5, Feb. 12 and Feb. 19 at Germanna's Fredericksburg Area Campus for $69.
Including the recently released and highly acclaimed mystery novel, "Oregon Hill," Owen draws on his 23 years of experience writing fiction to help students learn the art of mystery writing.
He will address such disparate subjects as finding the time to write, plotting, dialogue, character development, descriptive writing, writing with humor as well as editing and rewriting. Students will write at least one mystery short story, which will gently critiqued at the end of the course. To register, call 540/891-3012.
  Click HERE to view the program.

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