Have you ever wondered if coroners really eat sandwiches while doing autopsies? Or if wearing a low-cut dress and high heels to the scene of a crime is sanitary? Walk away knowing when to authenticate or fabricate your crime fiction.
During this interactive live webinar, Jennifer Dornbush will explore 10 common forensic faux pas you can turn into writing tricks that elevate your story, while still making it believable and entertaining.
Ever dreamed of seeing your idea, story, or novel on the screen? With so many platforms for screen storytelling, there’s never been a better time to make the transition to screenwriting. This seminar covers screenwriting basics – structure, formatting, pitching, and selling. Taught by Hollywood-based film and TV scribe, Jennifer Dornbush, who has penned feature films, developed several television series, adapted scripts to novel (and vice versa), and created a kid’s TV show.
This 3-hour intensive live webinar will be interactive with plenty of time for questions and answers.
Creators of crime dramas, mysteries, thrillers, or suspense will inevitably come across a dead body… maybe several. Corpses contain a body of evidence and thus, the keys to unlocking our fictional crimes. Jennifer Dornbush, forensic specialist and crime writer, will walk you through the inner workings of death investigation and how to create authentic death investigation scenes for those story moments when you need “to drop a body.” All this, in a safe, non-gory setting… with a little gallows humor.
What makes for best-selling suspense? What elements go into a top box office thriller? How do you craft a crowd-pleasing TV crime drama? In this OnDemand webinar, you’ll learn foundational principles of crime and mystery writing that will help you ramp up the intrigue, suspense, and thrill of your next project.
“I Need A Hero!” is not just the lyric of a popular 80s pop song, but the cry of every great dramatic story. All great stories are character-based. In this OnDemand webinar, Jennifer Dornbush shares 16 short and sweet tools to create enduring, popular, living, and breathing characters.
We can all spot a fake, right? The last thing you want is your audience becoming bored with your crime drama because your details lack the necessary authenticity to be believable. However, very few of us have the time, money or desire to spend years learning about forensic science. Jennifer Dornbush to the rescue!
Crime dramas, mysteries, and procedurals are a staple in our entertainment diet. Netflix. Amazon. Hulu. You can find a crime show any hour of the day or night all across the globe!
From Stranger Things to True Detective to Mind Hunter, there truly is a crime story out there for everyone. But great crime stories don’t just happen. They are highly engineered. And Hollywood knows how to kill it (pun intended)!
This workshop offers professional tips, advice, and practices for penning your most compelling crime story to date—for page or screen. Gain foundational principles of crime and mystery writing that will help you ramp up the emotional grab, intrigue, suspense, and thrill of your next project—whether short story, novel, film, TV, or other media platform!
Great crime shows don’t just happened. They are highly engineered. And Hollywood knows how to kill it (pun intended)! This seminar offers professional tips, advice, and practices for penning your most compelling crime story to date!
Crime author, TV and film writer, and forensic specialist, Jennifer Dornbush, will walk you through the foundational principles of crime and mystery writing that will help you ramp up the emotional grab, intrigue, suspense, and thrill of your next project – whether short story, novel, film, TV or other media platform!
Jennifer will take you through a mini-forensic science program, much like the one she went through herself and that birthed her book, Forensic Speak. You’ll gain a thorough overview of the forensic field and discover the best resources out there. As you discover forensic shortcuts, you’ll shorten your research hours and gain more writing time! Most importantly, you will acquire ways to authenticate your work while keeping the entertainment value front and center.