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You are almost ready to register for year’s Crime Bake 2016.

This year’s registration system is different than last year’s. This page describes the new system which uses the website If you have an account on, you’ll find that the website fills in many of the answers about name, address, etc.

Before you Start Please, Please Please



Read these instructions!

(Eventbrite has no order-editing system, so mistakes require you to redo the order from scratch while we refund the original.) 

First, make sure you know the answers to the following questions:

  • Would you like to attend one or both of Friday’s Master Class sessions?  There are Master Classes at 3:00 and 4:30? Choose the Master Classes you want by reading about them here.
    • Master Class 1 on Setting and Master Class 6 on Character are sold out. (However, the website lets you think you can sign up for them.  Don’t be fooled! It really is sold out.)
  • If you are attending on Friday, which of the free Friday events will you attend? You can learn about the Friday events here.
  • Would you like a manuscript critique?  You can read about the critique program here.
  • Would you like to sign up for an agent pitch session?  You can read about the agent pitch sessions here.
  • Are you coming to the Saturday night dinner?  Learn more here.

Now that you know the answers to these questions, you are ready to register.

Choosing your Ticket


When you click on the registration button below, you’ll be brought to a page that gives you the option of buying a general admission ticket or a librarian ticket. Click on the arrow to the right of the ticket type to choose.

The early bird pricing will end on July 15.


Order Form Questions

Once you choose your ticket the website will ask you for your contact information and then ask a series of questions that help us plan Crime Bake. After the questions you will have the opportunity to buy tickets to Master Classes, the Agent Pitches, or Dinner.  You can also sign up for a manuscript critique.

Once you’ve answered the questions, you have the option to click on the pictures below the questions to add any of the following to your order:

  • A 3:00 Master Class: $50
  • A 4:30 Master Class: $50
  • A Manuscript Critique: $65
  • The Agent Pitch Session: $15
  • The Crime Bake Dinner: $60


When you order a Master Class be sure to select the class you want.  Here are the options:

3:00 PM Master Class : Setting, Self-Publishing, Plot

4:30 PM Master Class: Publicity, Self-Editing, Character

There are no other explanations of these words, so be sure that you know the one before starting the order process. (Click here to open the schedule in a new window for reference.)

Remember to make this selection:


Once you’ve answered these questions, you’ll be able to pay by credit card and you’ll be registered for Crime Bake.

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