Attend MWA University in Philadelphia, June 28, 2014

By Don Lafferty | Writing

May 28

Learn the craft of fiction writing from published authors in a daylong writing seminar in Philadelphia.

Have a good idea for a novel but don’t know what to do with it?

mwa universityThe Mystery Writers of America is offering a low-cost, full-day creative writing seminar in Philadelphia, Saturday, June 28. Our instructors are top published authors who are also experienced teachers:

Reed Farrel Coleman

Kathleen George

Jess Lourey

Hank Phillippi Ryan

Daniel Stashower

MWA University teaches the elements of crafting a compelling story in any genre. The seminar is structured so that each course builds on the one before it:

• After the Idea
• Dramatic Structure and Plot
• Setting and Description
• Character
• Editing
• The Writing Life

The seminar costs $50 for MWA members and $75 for non-members.

The registration deadline is June 19.

To register, visit

Date Saturday, June 28, 2014

Location Sheraton Philadelphia Society Hill
1 Dock St – Ballroom D/E
Philadelphia, PA 19106


About the Author

I'm a father, a son, a grandfather, a brother, an ex-husband and a friend to many. I am born and raised in Northeast Philadelphia where I still live, work and play. My cup runneth over.