The Greater St. Louis Chapter of Sisters in Crime is dedicated to helping every writer achieve the dream of publication. It is a place for men and women to find camaraderie and encouragement. Our main goal is to create an active, non-competitive atmosphere for writers, readers, and other lovers of the mystery genre.

             Congratulations to our members and their books published in 2018!

                                                                                

 
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Next Monthy meeting

Happy March, Sisters and Misters!

This month, our meeting will be in meeting room 2 of the Grand Glaize Branch of the St. Louis County Library on Thursday, March 28th, from 7-9 p.m.  Our guest speaker will be Dave Mills, criminal investigator for the U.S. Coast Guard.  Yes, we have Coast Guard in Missouri.  Come find out what they do!

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Firat Row: Peter Green, Eleanor Sullivan, Fedora Amis
Sarahlynn Lester, Lea Braff, Elaine Abramson
Second Row: Laura Schmidt, Gary Miller, Gloria Bratkowski, Laine Boyd, John Frain
Taking the picture - Warren Martin

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March 26 -  Tuesday - Weekly daytime Bly critique group meeting.   12:30 p.m. at at Oak Bend County LIbrary 842 S Holmes Ave, St. Louis, MO 63122 (Off Big Bend, just east of 44.)
March 26 - Tuesday - 
Weekly daytime Green critique group meeting 12:30-2:30 at the Sachs branch of St. Louis County Library 16400 Burkhardt Pl.,Chesterfield, MO 63017 (Off Chesterfield Parkway west, south of 64-40.)
 
Monthly meeting will be in meeting room 2 of the Grand Glaize Branch of the St. Louis County Library on Thursday, March 28th, from 7-9 p.m.  Our guest speaker will be Dave Mills, criminal investigator for the U.S. Coast Guard. 
 
April 2 -  Tuesday - Weekly daytime Bly critique group meeting.   12:30 p.m. at at Oak Bend County LIbrary 842 S Holmes Ave, St. Louis, MO 63122 (Off Big Bend, just east of 44.)
April 2   - Tuesday - 
Weekly daytime Green critique group meeting 12:30-2:30 at the Sachs branch of St. Louis County Library 16400 Burkhardt Pl.,Chesterfield, MO 63017 (Off Chesterfield Parkway west, south of 64-40.)
April 9 -  Tuesday - Weekly daytime Bly critique group meeting.   12:30 p.m. at at Oak Bend County LIbrary 842 S Holmes Ave, St. Louis, MO 63122 (Off Big Bend, just east of 44.)
April 9   - Tuesday - 
Weekly daytime Green critique group meeting 12:30-2:30 at the Sachs branch of St. Louis County Library 16400 Burkhardt Pl.,Chesterfield, MO 63017 (Off Chesterfield Parkway west, south of 64-40.)
 
Saturday - April 13 -  7:00 p.m. Suspense writer Lisa Scottoline appears at   St. Louis County library HQ.
 
April 16 -  Tuesday - Weekly daytime Bly critique group meeting.   12:30 p.m. at at Oak Bend County LIbrary 842 S Holmes Ave, St. Louis, MO 63122 (Off Big Bend, just east of 44.)
April 16   - Tuesday - 
Weekly daytime Green critique group meeting 12:30-2:30 at the Sachs branch of St. Louis County Library 16400 Burkhardt Pl.,Chesterfield, MO 63017 (Off Chesterfield Parkway west, south of 64-40.)
April 23 -  Tuesday - Weekly daytime Bly critique group meeting.   12:30 p.m. at at Oak Bend County LIbrary 842 S Holmes Ave, St. Louis, MO 63122 (Off Big Bend, just east of 44.)
April 23  - Tuesday - 
Weekly daytime Green critique group meeting 12:30-2:30 at the Sachs branch of St. Louis County Library 16400 Burkhardt Pl.,Chesterfield, MO 63017 (Off Chesterfield Parkway west, south of 64-40.)
April 30 -  Tuesday - Weekly daytime Bly critique group meeting.   12:30 p.m. at at Oak Bend County LIbrary 842 S Holmes Ave, St. Louis, MO 63122 (Off Big Bend, just east of 44.)
April 30   - Tuesday - 
Weekly daytime Green critique group meeting 12:30-2:30 at the Sachs branch of St. Louis County Library 16400 Burkhardt Pl.,Chesterfield, MO 63017 (Off Chesterfield Parkway west, south of 64-40.)
 
 
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 Unless otherwise noted below, monthly meetings will take place from 7-9 pm on the fourth Thursday of the each month at the Grand Glaize branch of the St. Louis County Library, in meeting room 2.  1010 Meramec Station Road, Manchester, MO 63021. 314-994-3300 (Off Big Bend just east of 141)
 
March 28: David Mills, Criminal Investigator for the U.S. Coast Guard

April 25: Writing Prompts by Gary

April 27 - 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Fedora Amis and other women of Words will be signing at 6 North Cafe. (See facebook https://www.facebook.com/SistersinCrimeStLouis/)


May 23:  Baby Book Birthday Party. Fedora Amis’s Have Your Ticket Punched by Frank James is 1 day old! (Or, depending upon your perspective, one-hundred-twenty-one-and-one-half )

June 14-16 Gateway Con at the St. Louis Airport Renaissance Hotel.  Sinc will be selling books and making friends for mystery.

June 27: Writing Prompts by Gary
July 25: Ice cream social

August: no meeting

Bookfest - 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.  at Euclid and Maryland.  Sisters and misters make friends for mystery and sell our own at the third annual bookfest sponsored by Left Bank Books and the Central West End Association.

September 28: Poisons with chemist Kristen VonGruben (send me your questions and requests!) 
October 24: How to Host a Murder Mystery Dinner Party
November 21: NaNoWriMo Write-in (3rd Thursday)
December 12: Holiday Party (2nd Thursday)