Jessica Speart

Jessica Speart (Promotional Photo / July 24, 2013)

Ever feel like you've had a good book inside you all your life, just waiting for the right opportunity for you to put it down on paper (or more likely, on Microsoft Word)? The time is now. Author Jessica Speart has written ten mystery books in her time and she's coming to the Westport Writers' Workshop Saturday morning to share some tips and help get you started. Her book Winged Obsession, about the world's most notorious butterfly smuggler, was featured on CBS, "National Geographic Weekend," Huffington Post, the NY Post the Miami Herald and NPR. So she totally knows what she's doing.


Mystery Writing 101: Westport Writers' Workshop

3 Sylvan Road South, Westport. (203) 227-3250. Sat., July 27, 9 a.m. $95.