May Mystery Month

At the Sisters in Crime: Heart of Texas May 17th meeting, the Barbara Burnett Smith Mentoring Authors Foundation will present mystery author Jan Grape with the 2015 Sage Award, which is given to a mentor-author who demonstrates an outstanding spirit of service in mentoring, sharing and leading others in the mystery writing community. Two new Aspiring WritersContinue reading “May Mystery Month”

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young adult, middle grade, and other mystery genres to submit the first 500 words and a 100-word synopsis of their unpublished manuscript to the Barbara Burnett Smith Aspiring Writers Project (BBSAWE).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”

Welcome to HOTXSINC

      Sisters in Crime ~ Heart of Texas chapter is an organization of mystery authors and readers. Our mission is to promote the ongoing advancement, recognition and professional development of women crime writers. We are part of the International Sisters in Crime organization: “. . . 3600 members in 48 chapters world-wide, offeringContinue reading “Welcome to HOTXSINC”