What we're about

Sisters in Crime is a National organization to support authors and writer-want-to-be's. We have monthly meetings that include interesting speakers and workshops to help writers and even readers all about the art. A sample of our topics range from creative writing, social media, marketing, imagery writing, publishing, story telling and various crime topics.

Upcoming events (2)

Sisters & Misters Monthly Meeting

Temple Emanu-El

Lee Cataluna

August Monthly Meeting

Temple Emanu-El

Bob Newell is a retired electrical engineer, a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and was formerly a registered professional engineer, certified project management professional, and senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers. He completed a long and successful career in the utility business and in government. Bob returned to creative writing after a long hiatus, and has published two novels, a short story collection, and numerous other stories in local anthologies. He serves as an officer of the Hawai`i Chess Federation, is the founding member and leader of the Hawai`i chapter of the Jane Austen Society of North America, and leads and participates in several writing and critique groups. Bob also directs scholastic chess tournaments on O`ahu and judges scholastic debates. Bob has a great interest in foreign languages and has studied over a dozen of them, including Hawaiian. -- And the talk title and summary: -- What You Can Learn From Writing in Another Language (even if you don't speak another language) -- During a recent trip to Paris, Bob Newell wrote 52,000 words of the first draft of his French-language novel, 'Le dernier couple.' Bob will summarize his approach, experiences, and results in carrying out this effort, and will provide some surprising insights about how such an endeavor positively influenced his ability to write in his native English. Bob will generalize these insights so that they will hopefully be useful to all, whether or not you speak another language or ever intend to write in anything but English. Bob Newell Honolulu, Hawai`i

Past events (4)

Visit our booth at the Hawaii Book & Music Festival

Frank F. Fasi Civic Grounds

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