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How to Write a Mystery Readers Won't Put Down

Do you want to write a mystery, but don't know where to start or how to proceed? Let local writer Miranda Gargasz teach you how.

This workshop will give you all the tips and tricks you need to write a mystery your readers will lose sleep over! From plotting to story structure, crafting the perfect villain to creating relatable characters, and writing a satisfying ending, you'll leave this workshop with all the information you need to write a mystery that will keep your readers on the edge of their seats.

Miranda Gargasz is a writer from a suburb of Cleveland, Ohio. Her essays have appeared in several anthologies and on popular parenting sites. She is currently writing her second novel about learning to love what you have before it’s gone. Haunting Suspicion, the first in the Valerie Calhoun Mystery Series, was published in 2019.

This workshop is open to writers 16 years old and over. All skill levels are welcome. After the workshop, copies of Ms. Gargasz's books will be available for purchase. 

AGE GROUP: | Teens | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Education/Lifelong Learning | Books and Authors |

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Westlake Porter Public Library

Phone: (440) 871-2600
Fax: (440) 871-6969

Hours
Mon, Oct 19 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Oct 20 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Oct 21 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Oct 22 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Oct 23 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Oct 24 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Oct 25 1:00PM to 5:00PM
Mon, Oct 19 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Oct 20 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Oct 21 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Oct 22 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Oct 23 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Oct 24 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Oct 25 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the library

Westlake Porter Public Library is an independent public library serving the residents of the city of Westlake, western Cuyahoga County and eastern Lorain County. The library is located at 27333 Center Ridge Road in Westlake, Ohio. Anyone who lives, works, owns property, or goes to school in Ohio can register for a free library card.

Upcoming events

Sun, Oct 25, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
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Mon, Oct 26, 9:00am - 8:00pm

Mon, Oct 26, 9:00am - 9:00pm

Mon, Oct 26, 9:00am - 9:00pm

Mon, Oct 26, 11:00am - 11:30am

Tue, Oct 27, 9:00am - 9:00pm

Tue, Oct 27, 11:00am - 11:30am

Wed, Oct 28, 11:00am - 11:30am

Wed, Oct 28, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
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Wed, Oct 28, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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Wed, Oct 28, 6:30pm - 7:00pm

Thu, Oct 29, 11:00am - 11:30am

Thu, Oct 29, 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Thu, Oct 29, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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Fri, Oct 30, 11:00am - 11:30am
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Sun, Nov 01, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Registration opens Sunday, October 25 2020 at 9:00am

Sun, Nov 01, 1:00pm - 1:30pm
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Mon, Nov 02, 9:00am - 8:00pm

Tue, Nov 03, 11:00am - 11:30am
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Registration opens Tuesday, October 27 2020 at 9:00am

Wed, Nov 04, 11:00am - 11:30am
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Wed, Nov 04, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
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Wed, Nov 04, 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Thu, Nov 05, 11:00am - 11:30am

Thu, Nov 05, 1:00pm - 7:00pm
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Fri, Nov 06, All day
Registration opens Friday, October 30 2020 at 9:00am

Fri, Nov 06, 11:00am - 11:30am

Mon, Nov 09, 9:00am - 9:00pm
Registration opens Monday, November 2 2020 at 9:00am

Mon, Nov 09, 9:00am - 8:00pm

Tue, Nov 10, 11:00am - 11:30am
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Registration opens Tuesday, November 3 2020 at 9:00am

Wed, Nov 11, 11:00am - 11:30am

Wed, Nov 11, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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Wed, Nov 11, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
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Registration opens Wednesday, November 4 2020 at 9:00am

Thu, Nov 12, 11:00am - 11:30am

Thu, Nov 12, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
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Thu, Nov 12, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
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Registration opens Thursday, November 5 2020 at 9:00am

Fri, Nov 13, 9:00am - 6:00pm

Fri, Nov 13, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
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Sat, Nov 14, All day
Registration opens Saturday, November 7 2020 at 9:00am

Sat, Nov 14, 11:00am - 11:30am
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Sat, Nov 14, 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Mon, Nov 16, 9:00am - 8:00pm

Mon, Nov 16, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
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Tue, Nov 17, 11:00am - 11:30am
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Registration opens Tuesday, November 10 2020 at 9:00am

Tue, Nov 17, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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Wed, Nov 18, 11:00am - 11:30am
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Wed, Nov 18, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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Wed, Nov 18, 6:30pm - 8:45pm
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Thu, Nov 19, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
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Thu, Nov 19, 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Fri, Nov 20, 11:00am - 11:30am

Sat, Nov 21, 11:00am - 11:40am
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Sat, Nov 21, 2:00pm - 2:45pm
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Registration opens Saturday, November 14 2020 at 9:00am

Mon, Nov 23, 9:00am - 8:00pm

Mon, Nov 23, 1:00pm - 7:00pm
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Tue, Nov 24, 9:00am - 9:00pm

Tue, Nov 24, 11:00am - 11:30am
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Registration opens Tuesday, November 17 2020 at 9:00am