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Cancelled: Saturday March 14 Meeting from 2-4

  • Saturday, March 14, 2020
  • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM


  • Open to the public. Registration is not needed.

March Meeting

This program has been postponed until 2021. We will not have a meeting on March 14, 2020.

Hooking the Reader 

Presenter: Alan Russell, author, bestselling NY Times and Amazon author
Alan Russell is the award-winning author of sixteen mystery and suspense novels, and is an Amazon #1 bestseller. Coast to coast critical acclaim has greeted Russell's novels. The New York Times says, "He has a gift for dialogue," while the Los Angeles Times calls him, "A crime fictionrara avis." Publishers Weekly says he is, "One of the best writers in the mystery field today.”
Russell's novels have ranged from whodunits to comedic capers to thrillers to psychological suspense. Some of his titles include BURNING MAN, ST. NICK, MULTIPLE WOUNDS, and THE HOTEL DETECTIVE.  His most recent novel is L.A. WOMAN.
A native Californian and long-time resident of San Diego County, the 6’ 7” Russell is a former college basketball player who these days can barely touch the rim. The proud father of three children, Russell is an avid gardener and cook, and fortunately is blessed with a spouse who doesn't mind weeding or washing dishes.
To find out more about Alan Russell please check out his website: www.alanrussell.net.  You can also go to his author page at http://www.amazon.com/Alan-Russell/e/B0034P6RCS, or like him on Facebook atwww.facebook.com/alanrussellmysteryauthor.

Topic: Hooking the Reader
No matter what genre you are writing in, the first duty of the writer is to grab the reader’s attention. Russell offers suggestions on how setting good hooks makes for good books.

Event Contact: B Channing Hillway bchillway@gmail.com

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