Feedback from past participants:
‘Really started to appreciate the thought and the planning that goes into crime writing. Shirish Sir is extremely skilled at his craft.’
– Shweta Mani
A good mix of humor and suspense, I simply loved being a part of it.
A practical session on the key ingredients to craft an interesting whodunnit and pointers to bolster our knowledge on key detecting procedures and trends to spin an convincing tale.
– Akhila Rajan
Conducted by Shirish Thorat, cop-turned-author
Everyone loves a good murder mystery. A dead body, some clues, a bunch of suspects and an eccentric detective to crack the case. if you’ve always wanted to write crime fiction, here’s your chance to learn from the very best.
Shirish Thorat served with the Goa Police and was a consultant with law enforcement agencies, before he stared writing. The Scout: (2016), A Ticket to Syria (2018) and Twisted (2019) are his 3 published books which span the fiction and non-fiction genre. They are authentic, gripping and leave the reader asking for more. Refer www.shirishthorat.com for more.
For the first-time ever, Shirish will be sharing some of his secrets and empower you to ‘think like a cop’. Register for the 2nd edition of the Crime Fiction writing workshop, to be held on Zoom on Saturday, Oct 10, 2020.
This 3 hour workshop covers the following topics:
– Components of a Whodunnit
– Anatomy of a Murder
– Sherlock Holmes meets Hercule Poirot
– Evidence, Suspects and Policing
– Crafting a Manuscript
There will be 3 live writing exercises, and you will have a stab at murder. The goal is to activate your imagination and make you confident, of writing your own crime stories.
Bonus: Q & A on any topic related to crime and crime writing
Date: Saturday Oct 10, 2020
Time (IST): 9 pm to midnight IST (11.30 am EST)
Eligibility: Open to all, 16 +
First preference to graduates of the Short Story Writing Workshop
Fee: Rs 1500 + GST per participant
Limit: 20 people max