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INSTITUTIONAL members are organizations such as an educational institution, business, or other group related to crime fiction. ASSOCIATE members are those who do not have a business interest in promoting the purposes of Sisters in Crime Desert Sleuths Chapter, Inc. and includes, but is not limited to, fans and readers.Membership Type:*Professional Member - $25Institutional Member - $50Associate Member - $10I am a:*Check all that apply Published Author Unpublished Writer Online Writer Editor Screenwriter Publisher Agent/Publicist Reviewer/Critic Librarian Bookseller List Genre(s):List Publisher(s):Titles of Books/PublicationsNot a requirement for membershipAre you interested in being considered as a speaker for a chapter meeting or writing conference?YesNoPossible Speaking TopicsPlease list up to three topics you could speak about as they relate to crime fiction, which may include your professional background.All professional chapter members must also become current members of SinC National in order to be eligible for Sisters in Crime Desert Sleuths Chapter benefits. Membership in both organizations is a requirement of our Official Charter. SinC National Benefits include inSinC Quarterly newsletter, monthly SinC Links, social networking, National Listserv which includes “Mentor Mondays,” special conference programs & member discounts, event and conference grants, author listings and more. Details at www.sistersincrime.org.What is/was your professional background?(i.e., law enforcement, law, accounting, marketing/sales, PR, education, writing, etc.)How can you get involved?Our growing chapter relies on volunteers from among our talented members. To keep dues at a low rate, please let us know which area(s) you would like to help Desert Sleuths.Programs Help seek out, schedule monthly speakers Write monthly news item about speaker for newsletter Acquire speaker gifts and raffle prizes Sell raffle tickets for prizes at monthly meetings Join the committee for annual Write Now! Conference Assist with Tucson Festival of the Books Membership Record, update new member information Send welcome, renewal reminders to members Be a greeter at the monthly meetings Maintain DS member page on website with bios, links Take charge of creating, bringing and retrieving nametags at meetings Volunteer coordinator - keep track of volunteer needs, requests Communications Edit/proofread monthly newsletter, format for distribution Update website as needed Write a recap of the meeting/speaker for the DS and SinC newsletters Write and submit news releases to media on DS activities Update DS Facebook page, accept followers, monitor DS page Send Twitter posts, retweet current, national members’ posts, accept follows Assign and oversee DS Blog page, review, post Review suggestion box items and deliver to the appropriate committee Merchandise Assist on Anthology Committee Promote and handle sales of DS mugs, caps and other merchandise Other?Tell us your specialty and how you’d like to be involved with Desert Sleuths!Payment Method*PayPalCheckIf paying by credit card or debit card DO NOT PUT IN A ZIP CODE for shipping fees as nothing will be shipped and the shipping charge cannot be refunded.For check payments, please make payable to SinC Desert Sleuths Chapter and mail to: SinC Desert Sleuths Chapter 7349 N. 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