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Sisters in Crime-Central Jersey


 
Our Next Meeting

Saturday, May 30, 2015

 

 

Business Meeting 10:30 a.m. 

 

Program 11:45 a.m.


BRAINSTORMING SESSION:
Getting Through the Muddle of the Middle:
You've got a gripping start for your story or book, and you know how it's going to end...but how do you get to the finish line?  Join the brainstorming session on how to keep hyour readers engaged and turning those pages until they reach The End.

 

Everyone Welcomed!

 

 

 PLEASE NOTE:

***IN THE EVENT OF INCLEMENT WEATHER OR OTHER EMERGENCY, MEETINGS MAY BE CANCELLED.

UPDATES WILL BE POSTED AT LEAST 24 HOURS PRIOR TO MEETINGS.***


***SCHEDULES, PROGRAMS, PRESENTATIONS, AND SPEAKERS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE***

 

 

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New members & guests are always welcomed!

Please join us!

 

Meetings are held monthly at the

Jamesburg Center

139 Stevens Avenue

Jamesburg, NJ 08831

 

IT'S NO MYSTERY! We cordially invite you to join the group of mystery enthusiasts that make up the Sisters in Crime-Central Jersey Chapter.  We consist of writers and readers united by the vision of achieving Sisters in Crime's purpose by providing programs, newsletters, and support for members in New Jersey.

 

 

Meetings

Our monthly meetings start with a short business meeting for all members, followed by a program focusing on an area of interest in the mystery field. We’ve hosted multi-published, award-winning mystery and suspense authors, weapons experts, and police detectives.  In addition we have a monthy reader's group that meets before the meeting AND a monthly writer's critique group that gets together after the speaker/program.  Contact us for details.

Our monthly newsletter, Clued In, focuses on the mystery field and features news, upcoming conference information, articles on writing, market updates, and more.

New writers are encouraged to submit articles. The deadline is always one week after the monthly meeting.

Field Trips

We also run field trips and have visited the Monmouth County Correctional Center and the State Police Museum. We have also taken trips to the past -- the Lindbergh Trial Re-enactment in Flemington and the Hall-Mills Trial Re-enactment in Somerville.

Mission

"The purpose of Sisters in Crime is 'to combat discrimination against women in the mystery field, educate publishers and the general public as to the inequities in the treatment of female authors, raise the level of awareness of their contribution to the field, and promote the professional advancement of women who write mysteries.'"

Dues

Membership dues are payable in January and cost $25 with an email or snail mail newsletter. Dues are prorated to $12.50 from July to December. All Central Jersey members must also join the National Sisters in Crime Organization.


For more information on Sisters in Crime - Central Jersey, or on upcoming meetings, feel free to contact us via Email:

Rebecca Mears, President

RebeccaRussell@verizon.net
or write to us at:

Sisters In Crime - Central Jersey
PO Box 244
Jamesburg, NJ 08831-0274

 



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