Effective Research Strategies to Build Compelling Stories

Sept. 14, 2024

12:30 p.m.

Suntree-Viera Public Library
902 Jordan Blass Drive
Melbourne, FL 32940

Find the information you need to make your stories come to life

Ann McIntosh offers an introduction to finding the information writers need to flesh out their characters, settings, and plots, with emphasis on credible sources and strategies on how to use the found facts effectively without losing or boring readers.


About Ann McIntosh

Ann McIntosh is the author of more than fifty books, novellas, and short stories in a variety of genres and heat levels. She has written historical, fantasy, and contemporary romances, including medical romances for Harlequin/Mills & Boon category line, as well as literary and historical fiction. Both traditionally and indie published, she has an insatiable appetite for esoteric facts and continuous learning and is known for having a head full of mostly useless trivia.

Mother of three grown children, she was born in Jamaica, but has lived for more than twenty years in first Ontario, Canada then in Central Florida, where she now resides with her extremely patient husband. She has a more than passing love for the ocean, black tea, dogs, cats, and bacon. Not necessarily in that order.



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