LA Chandlar – Dec 5th – 11AM

L.A. Chandlar is the author of the ART DECO MYSTERY SERIES and is an award winning author nominated for the Agatha, Lefty, Macavity and Anthony Awards. Laurie has been living and writing in New York City for 18 years and has been speaking for a wide variety of audiences for over 20 years including a women’s group with the United

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Teel James Glenn at SinC-CJ – Sept 26th, 2020 11am after meeting!

Small Arms and WeaponsNeed to use a weapon in your next story? Join Teel James Glenn, author, actor, martial artist, stuntman and weapons expert as he discusses Small Arms and Weapons, and what you should know to write about them correctly. Followed by a Q & A session. Bio:Teel James Glenn has killed hundreds and been killed even more times–on stage and

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Lori Rader-Day – Launching a book in Quarantine! August 13,2020 8PM Zoom

Lori Rader-Day is the Edgar Award-nominated and Anthony Award and Mary Higgins clark Award-winning author of Under a Dark Sky, The Day I Died, Little Pretty Things, and The Black Hour. She co-chairs the mystery conference Murder and Mayhem in Chicago and serves as the national president of Sisters of Crime. Her new book is The Lucky One, set in

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Upcoming Webinars Sisters in Crime

To view in your Browser: Dear linda, There are a couple of SinC updates that we’re excited to share with you. Upcoming Webinars Tuesday, August 11, 2020, 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm ET, “Maldonado and Coffin in Conversation: Writing Realistic Crime Fiction”. Tuesday, August 18, 2020, 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm ET, “How to Weave in Backstory (without losing your readers)”

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Murder Most Viral – June 27th 2020 11:00 AM

Members from our Chapter will read from their work in progress or previously published novels. Come Join Us for a fun time. Reading Starts at 11:00AM. The Chapter will have a short meeting at 10:30. For more information, please email

Time to get back to routine writing!

Our schedules have been upset during these last few months. While we are not completely back to business, it’s time to get back to our routine. Many authors have mentioned, they’ve lost focus or are distracted by social media, the news and worry. Some have found working at home a blessing for writing. It’s time to get back to a

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Protect the Process! – Linda Rawlins

I recently heard Dan Brown speak about writing. He was asked what he was doing in these uncertain times and he commented it was necessary to Protect the Process!! Those three little words were interesting and I believe they begged more questions than answers for other writers. What is your process? Are you a disciplined writer? How has your routine

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