When: Sat., July 11, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. 2015
Why are true crime, detective fiction, and mysteries such popular literary genres? Are the protagonists, while full of flaws, actually rebellious knights-errant seeking truth in a world of pervasive moral and social collapse? Examine the codes of ethics, class, and ideology in some of the most intriguing and hard-boiled characters. Then integrate the craft of writing crime into a work of fiction.