April 11th: Mary Daheim in conversation with Candace Robb – A Celebration

When: April 11th, 7pm Where: This event will take place in The Den at Third Place Books Lake Forest Park, not in our usual location. Mary Daheim is perhaps Seattle's most prolific mystery author. We celebrate her and the release of her 68th book at our February program, which will be held in conjunction with …

Reading & Writing a Mystery Series – Roundtable Discussion

When: February 23, 2019, 1-3pm Where: Bellevue Public Library Meeting Room #4 In a mystery series, writers and readers enjoy following the protagonist and other recurring characters from book to book, almost as much as they like the mystery. But what are the challenges in creating a series arc as well as the plot of …

Robert Dugoni Keeping it Real – January Program Recap

Many thanks to Robert Dugoni for a wonderful conversation about the development of his writing process at our January program. Bob was careful to say that, while he has been fortunate in publishing many books, it isn’t because he is a better writer than some unpublished writers. Traditional publishing, he says, requires a combination of …

“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 …

Jan 10th: Robert Dugoni on his writing life and recent books

Puget Sound SinC will kick off 2019 in style with best-selling and award-winning author Robert Dugoni on Thursday, January 10th at 7 pm. Bob will talk about his writing life as well as discuss his recent releases A Steep Price (book 6 in the Tracy Crosswhite series) and the coming-of-age novel The Extraordinary Life of Sam Hell. He …

November meeting recap: Goodreads Demystified thanks to Dana Delamar

Dana Delamar demystified Goodreads for authors at our November 8 meeting. Goodreads, which is owned by Amazon, attracts 65 million readers, but Dana showed us how to approach the site on a personal level, as a way of connecting with fellow readers while, at the same time, making our books more “discoverable.” She explained setting …