Members-only page resources

MWA NorCal’s members-only page (here) has loads of things for NorCal members. Such as a pdf of “Accurate Sources of CSI and Forensic Information” from June’s Finding Evidence workshop. It was compiled by Julie Jaecksch, long-time CSI with the Oakland Police Department, and makes for a valuable resource when you want to GET IT RIGHT! (Forgotten … Read more

Deaver’s Commercial Excellence

Can “commercial fiction” also be excellent fiction? Jeff Deaver says YES, and will tell us how to do just it. Writing is a business, MWA President Deaver says. Yes, it’s satisfying, and creative, and challenging—but if it doesn’t sell, it’s not going anywhere. Plot and pacing, character and dialogue, tension and detail, outlining and revisions: … Read more