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Craig Terlson

Craig Terlson's fiction has appeared in Lithub, Mystery Tribune, Carve, Hobart, Smokelong Quarterly, and many other literary journals in the United States, United Kingdom, and South Africa. He is the author of the novels: Correction Line, Surf City Acid Drop, Fall in One Day, Manistique and the story collection, Ethical Aspects of Animal Husbandry. His new novel, Three Minute Hero (2023) is the third in his Luke Fischer crime series. In the same year he released a sci-fi, historical, martial-arts, mystery thriller, Samurai Bluegrass, which has garnered many strong reviews including one from the Los Angeles Book Review.

His prose possesses a cinematic quality and an eye for detail stemming from his years as a professional illustrator for clients across North America.

City: Winnipeg, Province/Territory: Manitoba
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30 minutes - hour
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Reading from my work, and a discussion on how crime fiction can be, and often is, literary.
As well, how does a writer create suspense and a propulsive narrative?

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Adult writers - emerging and professional
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30 minutes to one hour
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Why is twitter the number one social media platform for writers?

Building readership
Engaging with other writers, beta readers, agents and publishers
Playing the long game - or why the key to social media is being social
What not to do - writer crimes and misdemeanors on twitter.

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High school age
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30 minutes to an hour
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How to write short stores that matter.
Tapping into you own love of story to create engaging fiction.

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