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Writers of mysteries, thrillers, suspense, cozies…

Don’t be misled by appearances! There’s a lot of activity going on behind the scenes. Be certain you’re signed up for our mailing list to pick up on the clues…

  • Acclamation!


    We’d like to join in congratulating James Patrick Focarile whose short story, “The Refuge,” received the second place award in the Idaho Writers Guild’s annual writing contest which coincides with their writer’s conference. The story is an adeptly crafted blend of grit and heart. James Patrick Focarile’s website Header photo by Al Elmes on Unsplash

  • We’re Looking at You!

    We’re Looking at You!

    What can we do to help you be a success? As we get closer to the time your interim officers will submit our group to SinC National for approval as a Sisters in Crime chapter, we need to know more about what you need and want. On Friday 28 April we’re sending a survey to […]

  • Crime Authors, on Writing

    Crime Authors, on Writing

    Discover the secrets for writing, editing, and publishing a crime novel at this free online summit, 24-27 April 2023. (Recordings will be available afterwords for a time for all who register.) Visit this page to see all the speakers (including bestselling crime writer Sophie Hannah) and to register. Presented by ProWriting Aid.

  • Noir, In the Dark

    Noir, In the Dark

    ICELAND NOIR will be held in Reykjavik Wed.-Sat. 15 through 18 November 2023. Check out the headliners for this year: Dan Brown, Neil Gaiman, Louise Penny, Irvine Welsh. Tickets for the event are 22.000 ISK (Icelandic Krona), or about $160. It’s expected to sell out quickly. There’s just the matter of getting there… Read more […]

  • March 9 meeting: SWAT Teams

    March 9 meeting: SWAT Teams

    We are very pleased to welcome Raul Garcia, 30-year veteran of Law Enforcement, as speaker for our March 9 meeting. Recently retired from the Ada County Sheriff’s Office, he worked in a number of areas. Reminder: that’s March 9 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Idaho Pizza, 7444 Fairview, in Boise. Please register in advance. […]

  • Our kick-off meeting!

    Our kick-off meeting!

    Thursday, January 12 saw a conclave of crime writers of various stripes and types meet for the initial semi-official meeting of Idaho Sisters in Crime. (It’s semi-official because we’re still in the process of preparing for applying to become an official chapter of Sisters in Crime.) What follows here are some highlights, but be sure […]