The Midwest's ONLY readers' and writers' mystery, romantic suspense, thriller and dark fiction conference returns to Chicago Feb. 4-6, 2011 at the Intercontinental O'Hare Hotel in Rosemont.
* Meet renowned authors Rhys Bowen, Joseph Finder, Carolyn Haines, Joan Johnston, Jon Land & F. Paul Wilson
* Local guest of honor author Michael Allen Dymmoch and Fan of Honor Scott Doornbosch
* Ghost of Honor Chester Gould
* Midwest Writers of America (MWA) Writers' Track
* Graphic Novels track
* Intimate master writing classes with Carolyn Haines and Joan Johnston
* Manuscript critiques
* Pitch your ideas or manuscript one-on-one to agents, authors and publishers at Pitch-a-Palooza
* Networking with authors, readers, fans, agents, editors and publishers
* Panels, exhibits, expert demonstrations
* Evening entertainment like Blood Bingo and Stump the Stars
* Surprises and MUCH more!