Puget Sound Sisters in Crime is a chapter of Sisters in Crime, with the mission to promote the ongoing advancement, recognition and professional development of women crime writers.

We are a community of authors, readers, publishers, agents, booksellers, and librarians brought together by our passion for the mystery genre and our support of women who write mysteries. We welcome “Sisters and Misters” who have a professional or personal interest in crime and mystery writing across the Greater Seattle and Puget Sound region.

Our chapter meets on the second Thursday of the month (except July, August, and December), from 7:00–8:30 pm in the Stadler Room at Third Place Commons (unless otherwise noted). Visitors are welcome – and we’d love to have you!  See our 2019 schedule. Join us at 6pm for social time; many of us grab a bite in the Commons.

We hope that you will join us, again or anew, in 2019.

Learn more about us by reading our annual roundup of 2018 events!

Upcoming Meeting Schedule 2019:

Thursday programs take place at 7 pm in the Stadler Room at Third Place Commons unless otherwise noted. Saturday programs at venues around the Greater Seattle Area.

June 13th — How to Write for the Market Without Losing Your Vision, with Danielle Marshall, Executive Editor for Lake Union Press, an Amazon imprint.

July/August — Summer meeting hiatus

September 12th — To be announced

October 10th — To be announced

November 14th — To be announced

December — Winter meeting hiatus

Complete programs from 2019:

January 10th — Best-selling author Robert Dugoni discusses his writing life and recent books. (See recap)

February 23th (SinC on Saturday) — Kicking off this new series of Saturday Roundtable discussions

March 14th — 20 Ways to Market a Mystery. Lifetime membership celebration of Nan Robkin.

April 11th — An evening with Seattle’s most prolific cozy mystery writer, Mary Daheim. We celebrated the publication of Mary’s 68th book.

April 27th – Villains, and Victims: The Eternal Triangle” — we held our first all-day workshop, learning together about the key roles at the heart of every mystery with award-winning writer Nancy Martin. and with a terrific panel of local authors.

May 9th — Behind the Scenes at the Bookstore, with Sam Kaas, Events Manager at Third Place Books.

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