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Tucson Festival of Books

Find us at Booth #451! Sisters in Crime (SinC) members from across the country, including members from our own Desert Sleuths Chapter, will be at Tucson Festival of Books on March 11-12. Quite a few SinC authors will be speaking and on panels throughout the festival. Just click the author’s name to get their schedules. … Continue reading “Tucson Festival of Books”

Crime Scenes for Writers

**This is a Members Only event with Limited Seating.** Detective Timothy Moore (Retired) will walk us through a mock crime scene where YOU will determine what crimes occurred, what the best evidence that leads to the suspects is, and what the motivation was for these crimes. Writers will learn how the police process a crime … Continue reading “Crime Scenes for Writers”

Maricopa County Sherriff’s Office (MCSO) Book Drive

Sisters in Crime Desert Sleuth Chapter has partnered with the Maricopa County Sherriff’s Office (MCSO) with the goal of providing books and magazines for inmates. On March 15, 2017 DS members are encouraged to bring used books and magazines to our monthly meeting. A donation bin will be available at Grimaldi’s Pizzeria. Please note, MCSO … Continue reading “Maricopa County Sherriff’s Office (MCSO) Book Drive”

Writers and Citizen’s Police Academies

Are you writing about police officers in your mysteries and thrillers? Need an inside look at your local Police Department? Participating in a Citizen’s Police Academy might be just what you need! Citizen’s Police Academies (CPAs) were created to build a bridge between the community and law enforcement and to educate the public about the … Continue reading “Writers and Citizen’s Police Academies”

Sisters in Crime Desert Sleuths Chapter Announces its 2017 Anthology SoWest: Killer Nights

*UPDATE: DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JANUARY 28th! SUBMISSION CALL ANTHOLOGY TITLE: SoWest: Killer Nights THEME: Murder After Dark. Suspense/thriller tone. A murder or potential murder must occur and a major scene must happen at night. The setting is, of course, Arizona. These are high tension stories set in Arizona that can include stalkers, serial killers, chases, … Continue reading “Sisters in Crime Desert Sleuths Chapter Announces its 2017 Anthology SoWest: Killer Nights”

Hank Phillippi Ryan & Linwood Barclay Mingler Hosted by MWA/SinC

  Come celebrate great mystery writing and mingle with members of Mystery Writers of America and Sisters in Crime on Sunday November 6 in Scottsdale, AZ. Join us at The Poisoned Pen Bookstore as Hank Phillippi Ryan reads and signs her newest Jane Ryland Mystery, Say No More, starting at 2p. Joining her is Linwood … Continue reading “Hank Phillippi Ryan & Linwood Barclay Mingler Hosted by MWA/SinC”