The Art of Detective Fiction - A Crime Writing Workshop

6 Aug 2022

Regular hours

Sat, 06 Aug
10:00 – 16:00

Timezone: Asia/Kolkata

Free admission

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Join us in a thrilling workshop on Crime Writing with Crime Novelist, Arjun Gaind and Writer and Creative Consultant, Meeti Shroff-Shah.


Have you ever wondered what it’s like for Byomkesh Bakshi to seek truth in the bylanes of Calcutta or for the locals to unravel the whodunnits in the posh hills of Bombay? Do you think you have a flair to pen down puzzling narratives for audiences to devour? 

Join us in a thrilling workshop on Crime Writing with Crime Novelist, Arjun Gaind. Here you can experience how intricate webs of mysteries can be weaved with words. With this workshop, unravel your potential to add an unexpected twist to your mystery and learn how to vary your voice according to your medium. Arjun will be joined later in the workshop by Writer and Creative Consultant, Meeti Shroff-Shah. Meeti will share how to turn your creative ideas into a nail-biting piece of fiction and navigate the hurdles of brewing a perfect thriller.


  • Creating engaging plotting techniques
  • Creating an apt mise-en-scene and mood
  • Developing Complex Characters
  • Writing gripping openings
  • Techniques to finding your voice
  • Using effective research methods and tools for Historical and True Crime Scenarios
  • Translating news to non-fiction

Don your detective hats and get ready to craft the perfect thrillers with us!

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