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”

Call for Submissions: Four Chambers

Four Chambers, a quarterly literary magazine based in the metro Phoenix area, is currently accepting submissions for its Fall 2016 issue. Per their guidelines: We’re a community literary magazine. We don’t limit or restrict ourselves to certain genres or styles. We don’t have a specific aesthetic or agenda. We want to find something for everybody,  … Continue reading “Call for Submissions: Four Chambers”

Call for Submissions: Hemingway Shorts

The Ernest Hemingway Foundation of Oak Park is launching a new venture titled HEMINGWAY SHORTS geared toward helping new writers. New writers are encouraged to submit short stories up to 1,500 words max. Entries judged worthy will appear in a new print/online publication. The best entry will win $500. You can find more details at … Continue reading “Call for Submissions: Hemingway Shorts”

Novel Writing Critique Group Forming in Mesa

The Mesa Women’s Novel Writing & Critique Group has formed in the East Valley and crime fiction writers are welcome. You can find out more information this group on their Meetup page. This critique group has no affiliation with Sisters in Crime Desert Sleuths Chapter. However being a member of a critique group is a … Continue reading “Novel Writing Critique Group Forming in Mesa”