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Kerrie Droban has been a keynote speaker at gang task force conferences and speaker at prominent writing conferences across the country. Kerrie is also part of the Authors Speakers Series/ Brandeis National Committee.

Popular Sessions

Doing Time For the Crime – The Pitfalls and Rewards of Writing True Crime
In this session you’ll learn:
– The perils and rewards of writing true crime and challenges writers will face
– Personal stories and challenges I’ve had with undercover operations and interviewing dangerous subjects
– How I started on this journey into true crime writing, and how to get started
– Actionable tips for successful investigating and interviewing
– Duration is typically an hour with a Q&A session

Previous Speaking Engagements

Union College: Running with the Devil
Grand Canyon University College: Writer’s Workshop–“Doing Time for the Crime”
Paradise Valley Community College’s National Day of Writing
Desert Rose Writer’s Conference
Emerald City Writer’s Conference
Romantic times Conference
Kentucky Gang Task Force
Laughlin, Nevada Task Force
The Tucson Book Festival

Past Workshops

How Dunnit It: Dissecting the Gary Triano Investigation
Did I Marry A Sociopath?
What To Expect When Divorcing A Narcissist.
Left to Tell: From Grief to Triumph
CSI: A Socialite Scorned: The Murder of a Tucson High Roller
From Book to Television/Film – The Road Less Traveled
Mind Hunters: Villains Are People Too – Writing and Working with Sociopaths
A Simple Plan – A Socialite Scorned: The Gary Triano Case
Time Management – Don’t Give Up the Day Job
Trying to Get Away with Murder – Criminal Pathology
Investigative Journalism – Process of Writing/Research
Anatomy of a Murder
Solving the Crime & Attention to Details
Why You Should Care About Biker Gangs
The Help – When Bit Players Like Nannies Can Play Leading Roles
What Would You Do To Get The Story? And Other Crazy Nonfiction Tales
So You Think You Have A Story? Memoir Writing: Themes and Hooks
The Plot Sickens: Taking Liberties – Writing Narrative Nonfiction