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, February 8, 7 pm

Perfect your pitch at our February 8th meeting “What’s your book about?” For many writers, this is one of the hardest questions to answer. At our meeting on Thursday, February 8th, marketing expert Beth Jusino will help you to learn how to craft the perfect pitch that distills your work and make everyone from agents and publishers to family and friends want to read it.  Read more…

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 – Reading and Discussion with Candace Robb

May 10th – To be announced…

June 14th – To be announced…

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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