Past Events

Brown Bag event with library grant presentation

Where: Framingham Public Library, 49 Lexington Street, Framingham, MA 01707
When: 08/04/2017

Authors, Lisa Lieberman, Susan Oleksiw, and Carolyn Wilkins will discuss and read from their books at a Brown Bag Learning series event, held in conjunction with the presentation of Sisters in Crime's "I Love Libraries" grant award to the Framingham Public Library.

Online workshop: Building a Character with Ramona DeFelice Long

Where: Online
When: 08/06/2017

THIS WORKSHOP IS FULL -- NO MORE REGISTRATIONS ARE BEING ACCEPTED.

Sisters in Crime New England is happy to offer members a free week-long online summer workshop on developing characters.

About the workshop:

Building a Character is a 7-day, hands-on workshop...

Fall Mystery Author Series at the Curtis Memorial Library, I

Where: Curtis Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant Street, Brunswick, ME 04011
When: 09/05/2017

Gayle Lynds will talk about her thrillers--where she gets her ideas and how she writes her books at this first in the series of mystery authors presentations at the Curtis Memorial Library.

"Mystery Making: How They Do It"

Where: Westwood Public Library, 660 High Street, Westwood, MA 02090
When: 09/28/2017

Four first-rate mystery authors--two thriller/suspense authors, Elisabeth Elo and Hank Phillippi Ryan; and two cozy/traditional authors, Sheila Connolly and Clea Simon--turn suggestions from the audience into stories. It's improv with bodies.

Fall Mystery Author Series at the Curtis Memorial Library, II

Where: Curtis Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant Street, Brunswick, ME 04011
When: 10/03/2017

Susan Oleksiw will talk about her books--where she gets her ideas and how she writes them as part of the Curtis Memorial Library Author Series.

"Mystery Making: How They Do It"

Where: Somerville Public Library, East Branch, 115 Broadway, Somerville, MA 02145
When: 10/05/2017

Mystery making: How they do it. Plotting without a net, a panel of four stellar mystery authors — two thriller/suspense writers, Hallie Ephron and Hank Phillippi Ryan, two traditional/cozy writers, Sheila Connolly and Clea Simon — turn suggestions from the audience into stories. It...

"Using What You Know and What You'd Like to Know to Write a Mystery"

Where: Falmouth Public Library, 300 Main Street, Falmouth, MA 02540
When: 10/11/2017

Authors, Gary Braver, Frances McNamara, and Barbara Struna, will discuss how they use a combination of real-life experiences and research to create their mysteries.

Indie Author Day in Longmeadow, MA

Where: Richard Salter Storrs Library, 693 Longmeadow Street, Longmeadow, MA 01106
When: 10/14/2017

Steve Liskow and Sharon Healy-Yang will discuss their experiences as indie authors. Steve is the author of eleven novels, all but the first one, self-published, while Sharon has had two titles published by a small press.

Indie Author Day in East Greenbush, NY

Where: East Greenbush Public Library, 10 Community Way, East Greenbush, NY 12061
When: 10/14/2017

ME Kemp, Susan Oleksiw, Leslie Wheeler, and Ursula Wong will discuss their varied experiences as indie authors.

"Stealing From the Dead--Ideas and Where We Get Them"

Where: Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, Jamestown, RI
When: 10/19/2017

Robin H. Ray, Clea Simon, and Leslie Wheeler will discuss the varied sources of inspiration for their mystery novels.