Learning to Plot from the Queen of Crime

Anna Castle, author of historical novels Murder by Misrule and Death by Disputation, will talk about Agatha Christie’s “sneaky plot tricks” at our Sisters in Crime March 8 meeting. Ms. Castle is the chapter’s secretary/historian. Anna Castle writes two series of novels: the Francis Bacon mysteries and the Lost Hat, Texas mysteries. She has earnedContinue reading “Learning to Plot from the Queen of Crime”

Barbara Burnett Smith Aspiring Writers Project

Sisters in Crime: Heart of Texas chapter calls on all aspiring writers of cozies, thrillers, true crime, noir, young adult, middle grade, and other mystery genres to submit the first 500 words and a 100-word synopsis of their unpublished manuscript to the Barbara Burnett Smith Aspiring Writers Project (BBSAWE). The submission deadline is March 31,Continue reading “Barbara Burnett Smith Aspiring Writers Project”

Writing in Multiple Genres

George Wier will be our guest speaker on Sunday, Feb 8, at 2:15 P.M. at our Sisters in Crime meeting.  George is the prolific author of the Bill Travis mystery series. George Wier writes books that serve as throwbacks to early action novels for today’s audience. His Bill Travis series (now in print versions, availableContinue reading “Writing in Multiple Genres”