Jan. 9: Simon Wood on Writing Short Stories, Creating Suspense and More at Writers Forum


What: “Simon Wood on Writing Short Stories, Creating Suspense, and More”
An award-winning mystery writer shares the secrets of his writing success in a how-to program sure to help writers improve their craft.

When: Jan. 9, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Where: In the Community Room at the Redding Library, to the left just inside the front door. The library is near the Redding City Hall and South City Park at 1100 Parkview Avenue.

San Francisco Bay Area mystery writer Simon Wood is an Anthony Award-winning author with more than 150 published stories and articles to his credit. He’s an ex-racecar driver, licensed pilot and occasional private investigator whose short fiction has appeared in magazines and anthologies such as Seattle Noir, Thriller 2 and Woman’s World. His novels include “Working Stiffs,” “Accidents Waiting to Happen,” “Paying the Piper” and “We All Fall Down.” As Simon Janus, he’s the author of “The Scrubs” and “Road Rash.” His next thriller, “Terminated,” will be out in June. Wood is also a frequent contributor to Writer’s Digest Magazine. His books will be available for purchase and signing at the meeting. Learn more about Simon Wood at simonwood.net.

The public is always welcome to attend. Admission is free. Donations are requested only at the refreshment table.

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1 Response

  1. Avatar teah says:

    According to Simon Wood, how is suspense different from mystery?