Celebrating Nan Robkin

There once was lady named Nan Thanks to whom SinC always ran With programs galore It was never a bore Neither for writer nor fan Nan Robkin served the Puget Sound Sisters in Crime chapter since its inception in 1989, creating our newsletter from the beginning until her retirement at the end of 2018, and … Read more

“Heroes, Villains, and Victims: The Eternal Triangle” a full day workshop

**SAVE THE DATE** April 27, 2019 “Heroes, Villains, and Victims: The Eternal Triangle” will be the subject of our first ever all-day workshop on Saturday, April 27th. Full details now available. The focus will be on how to develop these roles and relationships, which are central to every mystery. Nancy Martin, the award-winning author of … Read more

2018 Roundup – With Gratitude to Presenters

What a wonderful year 2018 has been. We welcomed many new members, rising to a final tally of more than 35 members, with a mailing list of friends significantly longer than this. As we look forward to a terrific new year in 2019, we reflect back on all of our events from this past year. … Read more

Chapter News – September 2018

SinC Puget Sound receives a grant for outreach Thanks to a grant from SinC National, the Puget Sound Sisters in Crime chapter will launch a program of outreach this fall by participating in three key events serving the Pacific Northwest writing community: the Pacific Northwest Writers Association Conference, the Write on the Sound Conference, and … Read more

Mystery Subgenres: Recapping our March Program

Our March program featured a panel on the mystery subgenres. Panelists Dana Delamar (romantic suspense), Curt Colbert (private investigator/historical/noir), Mary Daheim (cozy), and Boyd Morrison (thriller/action adventure) responded with care and enthusiasm as our moderator, Marty Wingate, asked some fun and some tough questions. Here are a few takeaways from the discussion that aimed to … Read more

Chapter News – February 2018

New Bylaws effective February 8th The Puget Sound chapter membership voted to accept our new bylaws at the February meeting. The vote was nearly unanimously in favor (one new member abstained). This first update of our bylaws since 2000 is based very closely on the recommended template provide by SinC national and will govern our … Read more

Four Writers on the Mystery Subgenres – A Panel

Join us for our March meeting, 3/8/2017 at 7:00pm in the Stadler Room at Third Place Commons in Lake Forest Park. Our Program: Mystery Subgenres — A Panel of Writers When you say you want to write a mystery, what exactly do you mean? Our genre includes a whole spectrum of subgenres from cozy and traditional … Read more

Chapter News

There is a lot happening in our chapter — and we’d like to keep you informed! Bylaws and Secretary: Once our new bylaws are approved by the chapter, we’ll be seeking a member to fill the position of Secretary for the remainder of 2018. Please let Alice, Marty, or Waverly know or send an email if … Read more

Vote to adopt new by-laws on February 8th

At the February 8th meeting, we will vote on the adoption of our new by-laws. If you didn’t receive a copy of them by email, please let us know at pugetsoundsinc@gmail.com, and we will send you one. Only paid-up members of the Puget Sound chapter and the national Sisters in Crime are eligible to vote. … Read more

January 2018 – James W. Ziskin

January 2018 brings new faces to our leadership. We welcome our new co-presidents, Alice K. Boatwright and Marty Wingate, and our new Secretary/Treasurer, Waverly Fitzgerald. Please note, our old Facebook and new Twitter accounts are active – like/follow us and help us reach more local mystery writers and readers! James W. Ziskin will headline our … Read more