How to Write and Sell True Crime

A portrait of Vikki Petraitis

Vikki Petraitis
22 September 2018 - 10:00 to 4:00 PM
Vikki Petraitis
Join best-selling true-crime author Vikki Petraitis for a look inside the world of true-crime writing.

From finding a story, to arranging interviews and accessing materials, this workshop will give crime writers an understanding of the process involved in piecing a case together and making it attractive to publishers. Vikki offers lots of practical experience as well as comprehensive clear notes for later reference.

You will learn

  • How to choose a story
  • using research to help build the story
  • interviewing techniques
  • about narrative structure
  • how to appeal to publishers.

About Vikki Petraitis

This year, Vikki Petraitis marks 25 years of crime writing with her new book ‘Inside the Law’. For the first time, she steps into her stories to give a behind-the-scenes look at the crime writer’s journey. One of Vikki’s best-known books is ‘The Frankston Murders’ about serial killer Paul Denyer’s seven-week killing spree in 1993. Vikki has a Masters degree in Education, and has taught writing skills to budding authors for many years.

176 Little Lonsdale Street
Melbourne, 3000-3000

Phone: 390947855
Event registration fee
Concession member $ 135.00
Member $ 145.00
Non-member $ 195.00

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