Mystery Writers of America Southwest Chapter



Name: David Ciambrone
Location: Georgetown, TX
Travel: To any state
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Bio:Dr. David Ciambrone is a retired scientist, Oceanographer, professor, US Treasury Commissioner and author living in Georgetown, Texas. He has published five mysteries and has also published three management books and a nonfiction reference book on poisons. Dave has been a requested speaker and seminar presenter at management and technical organizations, writer’s groups/ leagues, schools and universities and has presented seminars in various subjects from management, science and engineering to writing. Dave was a Professor at a University in California and other schools. Dave has spoken or given seminars on subjects from engineering and management to various aspects of science for nonscientists to writing topics, poisons and forensics. He has the ability to take a complicated subject and make it not just understandable to the listener, but interesting as well.
Won the 2008 Sage Award.
Possible topics: Murder 101 - What really happens when you kill someone and how to do it right
Poisons for Mystery Writers - Talk about common poisons anyone can get.
Basic Forensics - Some basics in forensics for writers
Creating 3D characters - methods to create the characters right
Writing a Mystery - short course in writing a mystery. More seminar type.
Fees: Negotiable

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