HOTXSINC January 8: Death by Firearms or, What Really Happens When You Shoot Someone

Author Dave Ciambrone will present Death by Firearms or, What Really Happens When You Shoot Someone at the January 8th Sisters in Crime Heart of Texas Chapter meeting, 2:15 p.m. at the Yarborough Branch of the Austin Public Library. In addition to describing different types of firearms and ammunition, Dave will discuss how to fire a gunContinue reading “HOTXSINC January 8: Death by Firearms or, What Really Happens When You Shoot Someone”

Scones, Shortbread, & Structure: P. D. James & the Mystery Genre

When did you last attend a genuine English afternoon tea? English: An Afternoon Tea (Photo credit: Wikipedia) I helped host one yesterday at Sisters in Crime ~ Heart of Texas Chapter in Austin. The program focused on the life and work of English mystery novelist P. D. James, who recently marked her ninety-fourth birthday. MsContinue reading “Scones, Shortbread, & Structure: P. D. James & the Mystery Genre”

September 14 – Birthday Tea for P. D. James’ 94th Birthday

Embed from Getty Images At its September 14 meeting, Sisters in Crime ~ Heart of Texas Chapter will host a program about novelist P. D. James, followed by English tea, in celebration of author P. D. James’ 94th birthday. James, popularly acknowledged as the premier writer of the modern mystery novel, published her first book,Continue reading “September 14 – Birthday Tea for P. D. James’ 94th Birthday”

Upcoming Events

July 13 – How to Critique: Constructive Criticism and Critique Groups Dr. Timothy E. Green, Professor of English at St. Edward’s University, will tell HOTXSINC members how writers can discuss fellow writers’ work without engaging in tears or fisticuffs. Joining Professor Green for a panel discussion will be Amanda Robinson of North Austin YA Writers,Continue reading “Upcoming Events”