September 2017 Meeting

September 9, 2017 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
ECPI University
4101 Doie Cope Rd
Raleigh, NC 27613

Topic: All About Cliffhangers

Speaker: Marni Graff

Marni Graff will address the subject of cliffhangers, and chapter endings that compel readers to turn to the next page in your work. She will describe 3 ways to implement them in your writing, and then 9 different types of cliffhangers writers use. Specific examples will illustrate each type of cliffhanger noted. A handout to take away will reinforce what participants have learned. Questions can be related to cliffhangers, to her writing process, or to submissions to the curated hybrid press where she serves as Managing Editor.

Marni Graff is the award-winning author of The Nora Tierney English Mysteries and The Trudy Genova Manhattan Mysteries. She writes a crime review blog (, reviewing for the main houses and several in the UK. Graff is also Managing Editor of Bridle Path Press ( ) and a member of Sisters in Crime. Her newest release is THE GOLDEN HOUR.