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March 13: Catriona McPherson

March 13: Catriona McPherson

We are pleased to have Catriona McPherson join us to discuss her books and writing techniques. She will be interviewed by two of our members and then answer questions from the audience. Catriona was born in Scotland and lived there until 2010 until immigrating to California, where she lives on Patwin ancestral land. A former academic linguist, she now […]

HelenKay Dimon to speak on writing suspe...

Feb 13, 2021 at 2pm. We can accommodate up to 100 people. Partners in Crime is happy to announce the Feb 2021 speaker: award-winning and bestselling author HelenKay Dimon who writes romantic suspense and under her new pseudonym, Darby Kane, writes domestic suspense. Her books have been featured in in numerous venues, including Cosmopolitan, The […]

Jan 9 Mtg: Matt Coyle on the Road to Pub...

Saturday Jan 9, 2021 at 2pm, Sisters in Crime San Diego welcomes you to their first meeting of the new year. After a few announcements and a brief discussion of a recent event by Kathy Krevat, we will get to our main presentation. We are pleased to have local author Matt Coyle to discuss his […]

Nov 14 Mtg: How to Create Suspense with...

We ask you to join us Saturday, November 14, 2pm, for our November meeting. Author Julia Clark on How to Create Suspense Julie Clark will discuss how she approaches writing suspense, and how she uses true crime podcasts to help her generate ideas. She will talk about her process – how she approaches drafting and revision, […]

Oct 10 Mtg: The Art of the Short Story w...

Our next meeting is Sat, October 10, 2pm The Art of the Short Mystery Story with Art Taylor Edgar Award winner Art Taylor shares some thoughts on short mystery fiction, touching on character, plot, and the shape of a short story, and welcomes your questions about the challenges you’re facing in writing your own stories. […]

Sept Mtg (Online): Sara Sligar on Art, F...

Sara Sligar Author

We hope you will join us for an online meeting Saturday, Sept 12, 2pm Two great short presentations: Show and Tell:  Local Authors and Favorite Books  (sign up now)We have a couple of slots open for 2 minute presentations on your recently published book in our genres or a “reader’s report” recommending a book or […]

Aug Mtg (Online): Ian Ragsdale on Restor...

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Saturday, Aug 8, 2pm Two great short presentations: Local Authors and Favorite BooksHave you had a mystery/suspense/thriller/true crime book published in the last few months but not presented it to us?  Contact kim@keeline.com to sign up for a 2 minute presentation followed by questions and answers. Have a favorite book in our genres (mystery/suspense/thriller/true crime) that […]

July Meeting (Online only): James Keelin...

James Keeline, Nancy Drew Expert

Two great short presentations: Local AuthorsSeveral local authors will briefly speak about their books and be open to a short q & a session.  Talk with Matt Coyle, Valerie Hansen, Cornelia Feye, and Corey Lynn Fayman–all local authors with books set in California.Write Like Carolyn Keene: The History of Nancy Drew and The Formula For […]

June 13, 2020 Mtg: Let’s Plan a Murder

Anthology Authors for Crossing Borders We will celebrate our recently printed anthology with a few brief segments from some of the authors and time for questions about their stories and their experience. Kathy Krevat on “Let’s Plan a Murder (Mystery)” Join bestselling author Kathy Krevat as she presents how she plots her murder mysteries. Attendees […]