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ARIZONA MYSTERY WRITERS NEWSLETTER
OCTOBER MEETING DETAILS
Arizona Mystery Writers 2016 Writing Contest Winners
First place Second place Third place
1 – Mary Ball – Lawman
2 – Cynthia Ivers – Remembrance Falls
3 – Angela Matthews – A Small Taste
Silvia Swidzinski – Opening the Door
Judith O’Sullivan – Connecticut Cowboy at King Arthur’s Clambake Paul Henry – Dead Woks Don’t Lie
Mary Ball – Roberts Rules of Murder
Linda Triegel – Dog Days, Rabbit Nights
Paul Henry – Who’s Julie
Michaele Lockhart – Diego Garcia
Margaret Rappaport – Death, Doggone
Susan Fabio – Prescription for a Perfect Family
Renee Terry – Thy Will Be Done
October Meeting Details
October 8, 2016 10:00 AM to 1:30 PM
475 N Granada Avenue, Tucson, AZ
Granada and 6th Street/St. Mary’s, just E of I-10 (St. Mary’s exit)
PRICE: $25 RSVP’d members. $30 members without an RSVP and guests.
- Note: We will be in a different room this time — the doors to the left of the room we’re usually in. Look for the signage!
PROGRAM: We have all heard the famous Miranda Rights. But how did they come to be? Join us in welcoming Timothy Moore, recently retired after nearly 30 years as a Phoenix Police Detective, and author Clark Lohr, who collaborated on the book Mirandized Nation. Moore and Lohr will detail how the book was researched and written, and offer the actual account of the Phoenix Police Department’s investigation and the activities of suspect Ernesto Miranda. This walk through history begins in 1963, and includes the U.S. Supreme Court decision made in 1966, and the murder of Ernesto Miranda in 1976. We’ll have a delicious lunch, and a fun book drawing.
In our afternoon session, we’ll walk through a mock crime scene and determine what crimes occurred, which is the best evidence that leads to a suspect and what the motivation was for these crimes. Detective Moore will show how the police process a crime scene and then explain how these procedures translate into a chapter for crime scene for writers.
RSVP by 9:30 am, Wednesday, October 5th to save your place. Pay at the door. RSVP through Meetup or by emailing email@example.com.
See you there!