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Forensic Science for Writers: Facts & Fabrications

At a Glance

  • Ideal for writers, directors and producers - learn the difference between reel vs. real in forensics
  • Explore the 10 common forensic misconceptions portrayed on TV and film
  • Write your crime story so that it is believable and entertaining

Want to cut deep into how forensics really work in the crime field? Then join Jennifer Dornbush, author of Forensic Speak at the Writers Store, October 12th, 2013 for her special 90minute crash course Forensic Science for Writers: Facts & Fabrications!

Course Description

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? 

Writers, directors, producers--- find out the answers to all these and more as we delve into a 90 minute crash course on reel versus real forensics. Walk away knowing when to fabricate and when to authenticate your crime fiction.

During this interactive seminar we'll explore 10 common forensic misconceptions portrayed on TV and film and why writers need them! Jennifer will unravel the top 10 forensic follies you can turn into writing tricks! We'll view clips that illustrate fabrication techniques she has coined as "The Tick Tock", "Trigger Happy", and "The Gloss & Go".

Jennifer explain the real life forensic facts behind every on-screen fabrication and couple this with Writer's Notes that convey why these forensic shortcuts are necessary. To top it all off, she'll share 10 exciting tips from currently working TV writers (CSI, Hawaii 5-0, Suits, White Collar) on how to fudge the forensics while still making your story believable and entertaining.

Location

The Writers Store

3510 W. Magnolia Blvd.
Burbank, CA 91505

10:30am - 12:00pm

Product Details

  • Date available: 09/25/2013
  • Return policy: This item is not eligible for return.

Return Policy

Your satisfaction is our top priority. If you are not satisfied with your purchase, please return the item(s) for an exchange or refund within 30 days from the purchase date, unless otherwise noted on the product page.

Ship the item(s) to The Writers Store via a traceable and insured method. You will be responsible for return shipping fees.

Please include a completed Return Form with your shipment. Refunds take up to one week to process once we have received the item(s).

Software returns must be deactivated and uninstalled from your computer before a refund may be issued. Please contact the software manufacturer if you need assistance uninstalling or deactivating your software.

The following items are not returnable: Hollywood Creative Directories, DVDs (opened), and Gift Certificates.

Meet the Author: Jennifer Dornbush

Jennifer Dornbush is a TV and film writer, crime scribe, forensic science maven, and writing instructor. When not making visits to the coroner's office or hanging out with CSIs, Jennifer is penning scripts. Jennifer and her two co-writers were awarded Humanitas' New Voices Prize and are presently developing their half-hour comedy pilot, Home Bodies. Her TV drama pilot, The Coroner's Daughter, was a second-round pick at the Austin Screenplay Competition. Prior to that she was a semi-finalist in NBC's Writers on the Verge with a one-hour procedural spec.