August 20 at 11.00 am EDT A Workshop Not to be Missed with Bestselling Author Jane K. Cleland Lessons Learned: Four Things I Wish I’d Known at the Start of My Writing Career Jane K. Cleland Learn from Jane’s experience! From mastering specific craft techniques to implementing efficient promotional strategies (and skipping the rest) andContinue reading "Aug 20: Jane Cleland – Four Things I Wish I’d Known at the Start of My Writing Career"
Due to the Albany Book Festival the September meeting has been canceled. We hope you will visit us at the University of Albany and meet our members on Saturday, September 17, 2022. Many of us will be there selling and signing our mysteries. The previously scheduled speaker has been moved to January
Terry Shames grew up in Texas and has abiding affection for the small town where her grandparents lived, the model for the fictional town of Jarrett Creek. A resident of Los Angeles, California, Terry lives with her husband and a bossy Norwich Terrier. She is a member of Sisters in Crime and on the boardContinue reading "Oct 15: Terry Shames"
Everyone needs them even though it is often an angst ridden process and the wait for someone to pass judgment on your work can be agonizing. Your family and friends loved it, right? They all said you write like J. K. Rowling. They are a necessary evil. So, first, how do you get your bookContinue reading "November 19 mtg: Jane Murphy on Book Reviews"
Jessika Hazelton (manager/author liaison/graphic designer) has been described as “only peaceful when she reads.” A lifelong lover of books and reading (and cats, though that’s not strictly pertinent), she received her BFA in writing and publishing from Emerson College. She hoped to someday find a job at least sort of book related; instead, she hit theContinue reading "Jan 21, 2023: Jessika Hazelton (Troy Book Makers) and Self Publishing"