• Sisters in Crime North Dallas

    1900 Jay Ell Dr

    •In place of our regular April meeting at the Frisco Library, we're hosting a Short-Story Workshop in two parts with award-winning, master short-story writer John M. Floyd. The morning session (10am-noon) will focus on the art of crafting short stories. The afternoon session (2-4PM) will focus on how and where to market them for publication. • There's a fee. To attend, you must sign up in advance on our website; you may choose to attend either or both sessions. www.sistersincrimenorthdallas.com Sisters in Crime dues-paying members get a discounted fee. • Bring a notebook or laptop to take notes

  • Sisters in Crime North Dallas

    Frisco Public Library

  • Sisters in Crime North Dallas

    Frisco Public Library

    • What we'll do • What to bring Bring a laptop or a notebook and pen and get ready take notes! • Important to know

  • Sisters in Crime North Dallas

    Frisco Public Library

    • What we'll do • What to bring Bring a laptop or a notebook and pen and get ready take notes! • Important to know

  • Sisters in Crime North Dallas

    Frisco Public Library

    Valerie Wigglesworth, Dallas Morning News reporter and SinCND board member, will talk STRANGER THAN FICTION: some of the most unusual crime cases in Collin County on which she reported. Then it's on to a local restaurant for the party For the party, bring money for your food/drink and a wrapped favorite book--new or used--for the gift exchange.

  • Sisters in Crime North Dallas

    Frisco Public Library

    Hear a presentation about Frisco Library's Trail Blazer Press, followed by a book printing. Bring a passage from your work-in-progress or a query letter or a mystery novel idea if you want some feedback from the group

  • Sisters in Crime North Dallas is talking about Publishing

    Frisco Public Library

    • What we'll do We'll talk with multi-published author and SinC North Dallas Immediate Past President, Melissa Lenhardt, will discuss her personal experiences with editors and publishing. • What to bring Bring a laptop or a notebook and pen and get ready take notes! • Important to know

  • Sisters in Crime North Dallas is talking about Subplots

    Frisco Public Library

    • What we'll do Amanda Arista will talk about taking your story to the next level by learning how to enhance twists and turns, increase characterization, and flesh out the journey with subplots. We will look at general subplotting and pacing techniques and weave these subplots in and out of your current story. • What to bring Bring a laptop or a notebook and pen and get ready take notes! • Important to know

  • Sisters in Crime North Dallas is talking about Courtroom Trials

    • What we'll do We'll talk with Tanya K. Pierce, Division Counsel for the Dallas Division of the Drug Enforcement Administration, who'll reveal the challenges and benefits of her life as a female prosecutor in a West Texas man's world by weaving in some of her trials and case work, her love for and challenges faced when dealing with crime victims, and how television or the written word can profoundly impact investigations and courtroom work. • What to bring Bring a laptop or a notebook and pen and get ready take notes! • Important to know

  • Sisters in Crime North Dallas is talking about FBI Investigations

    • What we'll do We'll be talking with Mike Krenek, retired FBI Special Agent, will lead us through the "investigative process," or the approach experienced investigators take when conducting an investigation. Over the course of his career in law enforcement, he has found that most cases fall apart in court — not because of what investigators did, but what they failed to do. Having a systematic approach, or process, makes that less likely to happen. Successful investigators all have one, although they might not realize it, and the specific process may differ from person to person. Mike will discuss his. • What to bring Bring a laptop or a notebook and pen and get ready take notes! • Important to know