Writing a Closing to 2017

What shall we end 2017 with? Hint: It won’t be “The End.” Too cliche. But even cliche can be fun, so get ready for our annual end-of-year party! See the email from Susan for details; if you are on our newsletter list but didn’t get Susan’s message, contact her. Congratulations to our newly elected co-presidents, Alice … Read more

October 2017 – Recap

What a fabulous October meeting! Half a dozen of us brought flash stories – from the more traditional mystery to the spooky to the existential. Many thanks to all who shared, and equal thanks to those who wrote and read! Jeanne Matthews shared an exciting promotion for her books that take place in wondrously diverse … Read more

October meeting & nominations

Our October meeting will be held on Thursday, October 12th, at 7:00pm. See you at Third Place Commons. A note from our esteemed co-president, Susan Schreyer: Under our current Bylaws, we nominate in October and vote in November for taking office in January. If you are interested in being nominated (you must give permission for … Read more

Celebrating 30 years & moving forward

2017 is the 30th anniversary of the Sisters in Crime organization. Fourteen of us celebrated with cake and sparkling cider at our September meeting. Seattle’s chapter formed not long after – and we caught up on some of our history from our current treasurer, Nan Robkin, who has been part of the group since the beginning. The weather … Read more

Summertime at PS-SinC

It’s summer. Officially (later tonight). And that means our monthly meetings are on break until September 14th, when we will again come together at Third Place Commons. Of course, there’s the fun of a summer potluck for members and our families. If you are a member, details will come in the July newsletter (if you … Read more

June 8th meeting

Our next meeting will be June 8th at 7:00pm, in the Statler room of Third Place Commons (as usual). Susan Schreyer, chapter co-president, will discuss “Setting: More Than Just a Pretty Face.” She will look into how a setting can be crafted to work for your story and take a little pressure off your characters. In some … Read more

May 2017

I am working on pulling the website up to date. Meanwhile, a few words about 2017 so far: In January, we hosted Captain Neil Low of the Seattle Police Department, author of seven crime novels. February’s meeting with acclaimed author Laura DiSilverio, who came to us via headquarters – or rather the national Sisters in Crime organization. … Read more