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Program: “Bangs & Booms 101: Technical Stuff that Writers Should Get Right”

Fiction readers are getting more sophisticated all the time, and it’s a writer’s job to get the details correct. New York Times bestselling author John Gilstrap brings his thirty years of experience as a firefighter, EMT, safety engineer and hazardous materials specialist to the classroom in a lively, interactive session to teach the basics of projectile ballistics, fire behavior, and how explosives work. What actually happens when a person gets shot or stabbed? Do silencers really work? What’s the difference between a fire, a deflagration and a detonation? Was there really another shooter on the grassy knoll when JFK was shot? These and many other questions will be answered. If you’re a fan of CSI, a journalist, writer, or just a fan who wants the real scoop…you’ll find this program very informative.

Note: This presentation contains graphic imagery.

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John Gilstrap

July 26th (2 pm - 3:30 pm)  

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