Welcome to the website of the Puget Sound Chapter of Sisters in CrimeSisters in Crime is a national organization, whose mission is to promote the ongoing advancement, recognition and professional development of women crime writers. The Puget Sound chapter serves writers and others with a professional or personal interest in crime and mystery writing from across the Greater Seattle and Puget Sound region.

Our chapter meets on the second Thursday of the month (except July, August and December), from 7:00–8:30 pm. See our full 2018 schedule. We meet in the Stadler Room at Third Place Commons, Lake Forest Park Town Center, Lake Forest Park, Washington 98155. Visitors are welcome – and we’d love to have you join us!

OUR NEXT MEETING: Thursday, June 14th – First Page Workshop
Lake Forest Park Library Meeting Room

You are cordially invited to bring the first 300 words of your manuscript or book to this session. Read more.. 
Please note the location change for this meeting: Due to a large event on the Third Place Commons stage, our meeting will be held on Thurs, June 14th, 7-8:30 pm in the Lake Forest Park Library Meeting Room. The library is located on the lower level of the Lake Forest Park Town Center. You may bring a beverage into the room.

Our 2018 Meeting Schedule:

January 11th – Reading and Discussion with James W. Ziskin

February 8th – Perfect Your Pitch workshop with Beth Jusino

March 8th – Author Panel with Dana Delamar on romantic suspense, Curt Colbert on PIs, Boyd Morrison on thrillers, and Mary Daheim on cozies.

April 12th -The Mean Streets of Medieval York: the Historical Mystery as Cultural Lens with Candace Robb

May 10th – Thomas & Mercer (Amazon imprint, Mystery & Crime Fiction) representative Grace Doyle

June 14th – First-page Workshop

July/August – Summer Hiatus

September 13th – To be announced…

October 11th – To be announced…

November 8th – To be announced…

December — Winter Hiatus

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