Author Jeri Westerson

 Zoom ONLYZoom Link Below 10:30am Business Meeting (members only) 11:15am Speaker (all welcome) Los Angeles native JERI WESTERSON is the author of fifteen Crispin Guest Medieval Noir Mysteries, a series nominated for thirteen awards from the Agatha to the Shamus. Jeri currently writes a Tudor series called the King’s Fool Mysteries, and a Sherlockian series […]

Writing Multiple Series Panel

Business meeting for members only at 10:30 am EasternPanel at 11:15 am Eastern. Hybrid: Library & Zoom Bethlehem Library,  451 Delaware Ave, Delmar, NY 12054 Zoom Link Below Join us for an informative discussion on “Writing Multiple Series.” Panelists Catherine Bruns, Marni Graff, and Amy Patricia Meade will chat about their works and offer tips […]

Luci Zahray, The Poison Lady

A program not to be missed! Zoom only - Link Below 10:30am Business Meeting (members only) 11:15am Speaker (all welcome) The Mavens of Mayhem are thrilled to host Luci Zahray aka The Poison Lady. Luci  will talk about...poisons. Luci Zahray is a retired pharmacist with a master’s degree in toxicology from Texas A&M. She has […]

Holiday Party

JULY 15, 2023Holiday Party at the Bethlehem Public Library in Delmar, NY. 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. For members and guests only.  An in-person event! 451 Delaware Ave, Delmar, NY 12054

Jodé Millman: “The Writer’s Law School”

Jodé Millman - "The Writer's Law School" Don't miss this critical program for writers. Learn what your rights are, how to read your contract, and more.   Business meeting for members only at 10:30 am Eastern. Program (free and open to the public)  begins at 11:15 am Eastern. Hybrid: Library & Zoom Bethlehem Library,  451 […]

Short Story Workshop with Art Taylor

Long Story Short: Efficiency, Economy, Focus Short stories are short—but do less words really mean less effort? Ironically, economy and efficiency are sometimes achieved only by extra focus on craft. Edgar Award-winning short story writer Art Taylor will draw on three very short stories—each less than 1000 words—to explore how writers shift their efforts toward character, plot, […]

The Foundations of Plot

February 17, 2024 at 11:15 a.m. Eastern On Zoom only. 10:30am Business Meeting (members only) 11:15am Speaker (all welcome) Credit Mark Perlstein Elena Hartwell Taylor, fiction and nonfiction writer, will present a workshop: The Foundations of Plot, about writing a successful mystery plot. Elena Hartwell/Taylor is the author of mysteries and guidebooks on writing. The Eddie […]

Murderous March 2024


Every year we hold a mystery conference with speakers and a chance to meet local authors. Join us for an exciting day of murder every March.

SinC Upper Hudson Chapter Write-ins

April 20, 2024 at 11:15 a.m. Eastern 10:30 a.m. Business Meeting (members only) 11:15 a.m. Speaker (all welcome)   Come for creativity and community and write together using optional prompts or working on your own project. Optional opportunities to share your writing and discoveries. Bring your favorite writing implements - electronic or mechanical. Paper and […]

Roundtable Redux: Our Journey to Publication

Catherine Bruns, Libby Cudmore, Tina deBellegarde, Terrence McCauley, and Kelly Oliver. Join us for an inside look at the many paths to publication. Session Moderator: Tina DeBellegarde Tina deBellegarde writes the Agatha-nominated Batavia-on-Hudson Mystery series. She also writes short stories and flash fiction. Her story “Tokyo Stranger,” nominated for a Derringer Award, appears in the Mystery Writers […]

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