It’s Coming! The Fabulous 2016 Writers’ Police Academy

It's coming! 2016 WPA


The annual Writers’ Police Academy is now in its eighth year, and the memories we’ve created together are nothing short of wonderful.

Each year we strive to top the last, which is an extremely difficult challenge, but we always come through, and the 2016 event is absolutely over-the-moon exciting! Believe me, we’ve pulled out all the stops.

The 2016 WPA is THE most action-packed, heart-thumping and thrilling event we’ve ever produced. Believe me, you do NOT want to miss this one of a kind event. There is nothing else like the WPA on the planet! Not even close.

Registration for the 2016 Writers’ Police Academy is scheduled for February 14, 2016. Please visit the WPA website for details. By the way, we will soon have an all new website and we can’t wait for you to see it along with all the new details and exciting new workshops and other hands-on sessions.

Today, in celebration of Lisa Gardner’s new release, 3 Truths and a Lie, a tale that takes place at the Writers’ Police Academy, I wanted to take a moment to reflect on the times we’ve shared over the years. You know, those quiet and lazy times when the crickets are chirping, gentle breezes caress, and soft and soothing…gun blasts, police sirens, explosions, car chases, and laughter, lots of laughter are heard just outside your window.

Here’s how we roll…

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*Images by a variety of photographers, including Breann Turner (Bee’s Photography), Patti Phillips, Julie Goyette, Quay Williams, and Molly Weston. I apologize if I’ve neglected to mention anyone. Thanks to you all!

*Pictured in the photos above – Lisa Gardner, Michael Connelly, Karin Slaughter, Alafair Burke, Lee Child, John Gilstrap, April Henry, Katherine Ramsland, Catriona McPherson, Donna Andrews, Denene Lofland, Lee Lofland, Hannah Schwartz Haworth, Edith Maxwell, Liz Mugavero, Marcia Clark (yes, that Marcia Clark), J.D. Allen, Nancy Kattenfeld, Vonda Valasky, Kathy Harris, Mike Roche, Melanie Atkins, Ellie Oberth, Jennifer Oberth, and many more members of the WPA family. That’s how we think of each and every one of you guys…as members of our family. Thank you again for all your support and we’ll see you in August!