Sisters in Crime ~ Heart of Texas Chapter

Promoting Women Crime Writers

Step By Step, Getting That Book Out

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Helen Currie Foster will be the guest speaker at 2:15 p.m. on Sunday, July 12, at the Sisters in Crime meeting. Helen Currie Foster is the author of the Alice MacDonald Greer Mystery series. She earned a BA from Wellesley College, an MA from the University of Texas, and a JD from the University of Michigan.

She grew up in Texas surrounded by books and storytelling, taught high school English and later became a prize-winning feature writer for a small Michigan weekly. Following a career of more than 30 years as an environmental lawyer, the character Alice and her stories suddenly appeared in Foster’s life. In her writing, Foster explores the interaction between history and the present and the reasons we tell the stories we do.

Foster is the author of Hill Country mysteries Ghost Dog and Ghost Cave. Visit her website helencurriefoster.com.

Sisters in Crime Heart of Texas Chapter meets on the second Sunday of the month at 2:15 p.m. at the Yarborough Branch Public Library. Speakers include published mystery authors and technical experts who help writers craft better mysteries and readers enjoy what they read. Meetings are free and open to all.

Sisters in Crime is an international organization of women and men whose mission is to promote the professional development and advancement of women crime writers to achieve equality in the industry.

For information contact: Joyce Arquette, Publicity (512) 266-6543.

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