Sisters in Crime Heart of Texas Chapter meets monthly to support the work of women crime fiction writers. Readers and writers, male and female–all are welcome.
What’s in Your Toolbox?
Laura Bush Community Library
9411 Bee Cave Road
Austin, Texas 78733
2:00 – 3:30 p.m.
January 13: Twisted Villains & Wounded Warriors – A Counselor’s Insights into Troubled Minds – Presenter, Bill Woodburn, MEd, LPC-S, LMFT-S
February 10: Guest speaker Jan Burke, SinC National Speaker’s Bureau
March – December: TBA
Yarborough Branch Library of the Austin Public Library
2200 Hancock Dr., Austin, Texas 78705
1101 S. MOPAC, Austin, Texas 78746
La Mancha Tex-Mex Tavern
2203 Hancock Drive
Austin, TX 78756
2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
January: The Military Police & Foreign Area Officer – Presenter, Lt. Col. Michael Grygar
February: How to Launch Your Book – Presenters, Sue Cleveland & Dixie Evatt, who write as Meredith Lee
March: Creating & Stealing New Identities – Presenter, Mystery Novelist Billy Kring
April: Strategies for Solving Problems of Character, Scene, Plot, and Structure – Presenter, Michael Noll, Program Director, Writers’ League of Texas
June: Travis County Search and Rescue, and How SAR Dogs Work – Presenter, Elizabeth Bryant, Travis County SAR
July: Poisons – Presenter, HoTXSinC member Dr. David Ciambrone, author of Poisons: The Handbook for Writers
September: Geographic Profiling of Serial Killers – Presenter, Dr. Kim Rossmo, Director of Texas State University’s Center for Geospatial Intelligence and Investigation
October: Robert Ansley on Paranormal Research and Announcement of Ghost Story Contest Winner
November: Mark Pryor, District Attorney and Author on the Intersection Between His Job as District Attorney and Crime Fiction Writing
December: Party! and Showcase of Members’ Work
Theme: What’s in Your Toolbox?
3rd Floor of BookPeople
Second Sunday of the Month @ 2:15pm
January 8: What Happens When You Shoot Someone?, presented by Dave Ciambrone
February 12: Interdiction – A Way of Keeping Children Safe, presented by Sgt. Cody Mitchell, Texas Rangers
March 12: Drones, presented by Andrew Maximov
April 9: Cyber Security, presented by Richard Taylor
May 21: Audiobooks, Marketing, & Short Story Submissions, presented by Helen Currie Foster
June 11: Hypnosis, presented by Dr. Douglas Derrer
July 9: The Military Justice System, presented by CPT Mike Winn
August 13: Austin Police Department Bomb Squad
September 10: The U. S. Marshals Service, presented by Supervisory U. S. Marshal Hector Gomez
October 8: HAPPY 30TH BIRTHDAY, SISTERS IN CRIME
What are you writing? Readings by HoTXSinC Members
November 12: Texas Highway Patrol, presented by Staff SGT Robbie Barrera
December 10: Holiday Party, and Original Radio Play by KP Gresham
**We will also have a booth at the TEXAS BOOK FESTIVAL on November 4-5.