About MWA University

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Mystery Writers of America University (MWA-U) is a full-day, low-cost writing seminar designed to teach participants the essential skills needed to write a novel, from the idea stage to the final editing. The focus is on the craft of writing, and the college-level courses are taught by published writers and experienced teachers. The core curriculum includes (click on hyperlinks for articles that have appeared in The Third Degree):

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Past Sessions:

August 2010 – Bethesda, Maryland
June 2011 – SE Wisconsin Festival of Books, Waukesha, Wisconsin
August 2011 – New York, New York
October 2011 – New Orleans, Louisiana
October 2011 – San Francisco, California
February 2012 – Boston, Massachusetts
June 2012 – SE Wisconsin Festival of Books, Waukesha, Wisconsin
August 2012 – Denver, Colorado
October 2012 – Charlotte, North Carolina
June 2013 – Delray Beach, Florida
August 2013 – Seattle, Washington
October 2013 – San Diego
December 2013 – Dallas, Texas
June 2014 – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
September 2014 – Chicago, Illinois
October 2014 – Atlanta, Georgia
February 2015 – Boston, Massachusetts
November 2015 – New Orleans, Louisiana