Welcome

Puget Sound Sisters in Crime is a chapter of Sisters in Crime.  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 from anywhere 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. See our full 2018 schedule. We meet in the Stadler Room at Third Place Commons, Lake Forest Park Town Center, Lake Forest Park, Washington 98155. Visitors are welcome – and we’d love to have you join us!

OUR NEXT MEETING: Reminder that we do not meet in July or August.
Thursday, September 13th –
Renee Patrick will give a brief reading from Dangerous to Know, followed by a presentation on how they write books together and manage to stay married.  Renee Patrick is the pseudonym for married authors Rosemarie and Vince Keenan. Rosemarie is a research administrator and a poet. Vince is a screenwriter and a journalist. Both native New Yorkers, they currently live in Seattle, Washington.

2019 Save the Date: April 27th, 2019 — Saturday workshop with Nancy Martin. Thanks to our Sisters in Crime parent.

Upcoming Meeting Schedule:

July/August – Summer Hiatus

September 13thRenee Patrick, writing team.

October 11th – Flash Fiction Night – theme to be announced.

November 8th – Goodreads for Authors and Readers with Dana Delamar and Sarah Niebuhr Rubin.

December — Winter Hiatus

Previous programs in 2018

January 11th – Reading and Discussion with James W. Ziskin

February 8th – Perfect Your Pitch workshop with Beth Jusino

March 8th – Author Panel with Dana Delamar on romantic suspense, Curt Colbert on PIs, Boyd Morrison on thrillers, and Mary Daheim on cozies.

April 12th -The Mean Streets of Medieval York: the Historical Mystery as Cultural Lens with Candace Robb.

May 10th – Thomas & Mercer (Amazon imprint, Mystery & Crime Fiction) representative Grace Doyle.

June 14th – First-page Workshop with Jennifer McCord, Executive Editor of Coffeetown Enterprises in Seattle, and Karen Brown, a freelance book editor from Bellingham. Read by Curt Colbert.

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