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The Craft of Great Mysteries and Thrillers

This free presentation from Texas Writers League features four mystery novelists revealing the strategies and approaches to crafting the plots, characters, twists, and reversals that we love to read. Thu., Oct. 18, 7pm. Free.

Ófeigur Sigurdsson: Öraefi: The Wasteland

The author, a native of Reykjavík, arrives in Austin to presents his novel showcasing the brutal elements of humanity and wilderness in Iceland's most desolate region. Fri., Oct. 19, 7pm.

Meredith Lee: Digging Up the Dead

Lee – that is, the Austin-based writing team of Dixie Lee Evatt and Sue Meredith Cleveland – present their newest mystery, a story that involves a young archaeologist in Egypt's Valley of the Kings. Sat., Oct. 20, 6pm.

Terry H. Watkins: Darling Girl

The author presents her book that follows a girl on her "journey from innocence to experience – to the realization that her mother’s illness isn’t the family’s only problem, it’s not even the main one." Sun., Oct. 21, 2pm.

Tim Mohr: Burning Down the Haus

The author, in conversation with rock historian Ed Ward, presents his book on "Punk Rock, Revolution, and the Fall of the Berlin Wall." Mon., Oct. 22, 7pm.

Marit Weisenberg: Select Few

The author presents the follow-up to her YA debut Select. Tue., Oct. 23, 7pm.

Community Calendar

Children's Book Reading and Signing

Meet the authors of Grow Grateful, a story about a kid that finds gratitude on a camping trip. Booksigning to follow. Sat., Oct. 20, 2-3pm. Free.

Austin Independent Business Alliance Conflict to Conversation to Calm Series Breakfast: Managing Conflict Step by Step

Lead by several seasoned panelists, this workshop is the final session in a four-part series aimed at providing tools and insights to manage conflict in business and life. Wed., Oct. 24, 8:30-10am.

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