Previous Events

March 20, 2021: A Celebration of Irish Crime Writing

Date: March 20, 2021

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:30PM

Location: Zoom

Join us on Zoom for a celebration of Irish Crime Writing on this Saturday after St. Patrick’s Day! Jane Casey,  Brian Cliff, Arlene Hunt and Liz Nugent will be joining …

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Feb. 17, 2021: Making the Cut: Editors Talk Editing

Date: February 17, 2021

Time: 6:30PM to 8pm

Location: Zoom

Join panelists Terri Bischoff, Tiffany Yates Martin, and chapter member Sue Toth for what promises to be an informative evening about a topic we would all learn to love more …

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Jan. 27, 2021: Open Mic Night

Date: January 27, 2021

Time: 6:30PM to 8pm

Location: Zoom

Please join us for our wonderful January open mic tradition. We will be treated to readings by Kathleen Kalb, Mariah Fredericks, Sharon Linnea, Peggy Katanich, Rhonda Barnat, Dawn Barclay, Nancy Good, Joan Ramirez, Connie Meccarello-Gerson, Lori Robbins, Marianna Heusler, Jeanna Weart, and Cathi Stoler. …

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In lieu of our annual December holiday party, our chapter will host Jane Cleland. Cleland will discuss the importance of building meaningful relationships, understanding the complexities of the publishing business, …

Read moreDec. 16, 2020: Jane Cleland: Four Things I Wish I’d Known at the Start of My Writing Career

Nov. 18, 2020: Forensic Psychology: The Intersection of Law and Science

Date: November 18, 2020

Time: 6:30PM to 8pm

Location: Zoom

Are you fascinated by forensic psychology? Ever wonder what a forensic psychologist actually does? Professor Keith Cruise will provide an overview of a forensic psychologist’s approach to conducting a forensic …

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Oct. 21, 2020: A Light in the Darkness: Humor in Suspense Writing

Date: October 21, 2020

Time: 6:30PM

Location: Zoom

Donna Andrews is the New York Times bestselling author of 32 novels, including 28 in the Meg Langslow series. She is a four-time winner of the Lefty Award for the …

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Join us for an evening with Sujata Massey. Sujata Massey is the author of fourteen novels, two novellas and numerous short stories that have been published in eighteen countries. Her novels …

Read moreSept. 16, 2020: An Evening with Sujata Massey: Historical Mysteries and Unrepresented Voices

July 15, 2020: Self-Promotion is NOT a Dirty (Hyphenated) Word

Date: July 15, 2020

Time: 06:00PM

Location: Zoom

Join us on Zoom as Internet Marketing Guru Israel Romand, discusses affordable Facebook Advertising, Author and Book Marketing on a Shoestring Guru Gianna Simone, discusses affordable Amazon Advertising and  Sarah Miniaci from …

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June 17, 2020: Best Practices for Querying an Agent

Date: June 17, 2020

Time: 06:00PM

Location: Zoom

Join us on Zoom to discuss best practices for querying an agent with Paula Munier. Paula Munier is Senior Agent and Storytelling and Content Director with Talcott Notch Literary, specializing in …

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Join us for a panel discussion on Zoom about writing and selling your short mystery fiction. Chapter members will receive a link and password shortly before our meeting. Panelists will …

Read moreMay 20, 2020: SHORT MYSTERY FICTION: How to Write It, and Where to Sell It