July 14, 2019
9411 Bee Cave Rd
Austin, TX 78746
2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Edgar Nominated Author Ron Franscell
Hard Truth: Writing the Facts of Real Crimes and Investigations
JULY 14, 2019
An American journalist, novelist and true crime writer with over 8 books, both fiction and non-fiction. He worked as a journalist in Wyoming, New Mexico and California for Gannett newspapers from 1983–1989, as a managing editor at the Beaumont Enterprise, and a senior writer and columnist at the Denver Post where he went on assignment in the Middle East after 9/11. He also worked for the Hearst Corporation from 2004 to 2008. He is best known for the true account The Darkest Night about the 1973 crimes against two childhood friends in the small community where he grew up.
Ron Franscell has been awarded the Freedom of Information Award and in 2017 his true-crime book, Morgue: A Life in Death, was nominated for an Edgar award.
Ron will also be selling and signing his latest release, Alice & Gerald: A Homicidal Love Story
Please join us, and feel to bring your questions and notepads to the meeting!
Sisters in Crime is an international organization of women and men whose mission is to promote the professional development and advancement of women crime writers to achieve equality in the industry. Speakers include published mystery authors and technical experts who help writers craft better mysteries and readers enjoy what they read. Meetings are free and open to all. For more information, check out the Sisters in Crime website at https://sinc-heartoftexas.com.
For information contact Joyce Arquette, Publicity (512) 266-6543
Check out our blog/newsletter, HOTSHOTS!, at https://sinc-heartoftexas.com/posts/
Laura Bush Community Library
9411 Bee Cave Road
Austin, Texas 78746
We meet the 2nd Sunday of every month at 2:00 PM, except in May when we meet the 3rd Sunday of the month.
Meetings are free and open to the public.
HoTXSinC’s dues ~ $25 for the year.
For information about the Heart of Texas Chapter
contact Joyce Arquette, Publicity, (512) 266-6543
Check out our blog/newsletter