Sisters in Crime Desert Sleuths Chapter Monthly Meeting
THERE WILL BE NO DECEMBER MEETING
January 15, 2013 - 6:30-8:00 p.m.
Grimaldi’s Pizzeria Downtown Scottsdale – Wall Street Room
4000 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251
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PREVIOUS EVENTS – Guest Speakers at SinC Desert Sleuths Meetings:
November 2013: Kästle Olson presented the workshop, “Fundamentals of Facebook, Twitter and Blogs for the Author.”
October 2013: Current SinC Desert Sleuths President, Deborah J Ledford presented the workshop “Creating Killer Characters.”
August 2013: Body language expert, Renate Mousseux M.A. ED, presented “Body Language: Study of Lying and Deceit.”
June 2013: Former journalist, Laurie Fagen, presented “From a reporter’s perspective”
May, 2013: Award-winning author Kris Neri presented the workshop, “Making Them Laugh.”
PREVIOUS WORKSHOP: Febraury 9, 2013 – 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
The SinC Desert Sleuths Chapter 3rd Annual Mystery Writers Workshop “NUTS & BOLTS: Fine-Tuning Your Mystery for Publication”
Scottsdale Civic Center Library - 3839 North Drinkwater Boulevard, Scottsdale
Featured workshops by members of the Desert Sleuths:
Plots That Kill” – Kate Herbert
“The Writer’s Voice” – Nancy McCurry
“Creating Memorable Characters” – Kris Neri
“Scene of the Crime” – Connie Flynn
“Hostage Negotiating” – Isabella Maldonado
“First Lines, Queries and Synopsis” – Deborah J Ledford &Pascal Marco
April, 2013 Chief Sherry Kiyler of the Chandler police force presented the workshop, “Police Work From a Police Chief’s Perspective.”
March, 2013: Detective Sergi Droban presented the ins and outs of the investigation of the murder that took place in Hillcrest Ranch, a/k/a the Langrall vs Keefer case.
February, 2013: Criminalist Lisa Peloza presented “A Comprehensive Firearms Workshop” Firearms Identification as a discipline of Forensic Science.
January, 2013: Kris Tualla presented the workshop “The 4 (and-a-half) Paths to Publishing”
November, 2012: Award-winning author, Marcia Fine, presented the workshop, “Manuscript Mystery: What to Do in a Tough Market or How I Survived Publishing Mania!”
October, 2012: Desert Sleuths member, Arthur Kerns, former FBI and CIA agent presented the workshop, “Just the facts, Ma’am – On Writing About the FBI and CIA”
September, 2012: Psychotherapist, JoAnn Richi presented the workshop, “Psychology for Writers: The Myths, The Truths and Why Schizophrenics Are Some of My Favorite People”
July, 2012 monthly meeting was devoted to our annual “Roundtable Discussion.”
June, 2012 David Chorlton spoke about and read from his fictional book The Taste of Fog, based on a true murder in Vienna in the 1960s.
May, 2012 Kris Neri presented “The Whole Truth About Being a Published Author”
The April 2012 speaker was Officer Michael Seemiller of the Scottsdale Police Department. He’s been an ISO (Investigative Services Officer), OIC (Officer in Charge), a CIT (Crisis Intervntion Trained), DT (Defensive Tactics Instructor), IMPACT (Community Policing Program, and recently SWAT.