Television shows like Law & Order and CSI may have made it hell for prosecutors to get a conviction without fingerprints, confessions, and a metric ass-load of ridiculously well-preserved DNA, but they've certainly been a boon to mystery writers. Score one for the bad guys . . . and Patricia Cornwell.
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Hear from mystery authors and get tips on publishing your own novel at the Sisters in Crime Write Now! 2010 Conference. Guest speakers include FBI forensic artist Robin Burcell, author and handwriting analyst Sheila Lowe, and Florida special agent James O. Born, who is the author of the Alex Duarte mysteries.
Sat., Aug. 14, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., 2010