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 Sisters in Crime Desert Sleuths Chapter- WriteNow! 2017 Conference “Writer Quest: Conquer the Publishing Jungle”

The Sisters in Crime Desert Sleuths Chapter invites you to our annual WriteNow! 2017 Conference “Writer Quest: Conquer the Publishing Jungle”


Featuring Keynote Speaker, International Bestselling author




CLIVE CUSSLER will share his techniques, secrets and strategies for conquering the literary jungle. The conference will also feature New York Times Bestselling author LEE GOLDBERG, and ROBIN BURCELL, who co-writes a book series with Mr. Cussler.


Publicist, social media pro and brand manager, DANA KAYE, specializes in coaching clients on how to establish their personal brand.


Also on hand, literary agent JILL MARR from the Sandra Dijkstra Literary Agency will take pitches. Developmental editor HOLLY LORINCZ will provide editing sessions. [The pitch and editing sessions are an additional fee and you must register for WriteNow! to be eligible to submit materials.]




Friday Evening Reception: August 11, 2017, 7:00-9:00 p.m.

Changing Hands Bookstore, 300 W Camelback Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85013


Full Day Conference: Saturday, August 12, 2017, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Embassy Suites, 4415 E. Paradise Valley Parkway South, Phoenix, 85032


The conference is open to the public and suitable for all genres of interest, will include the aforementioned speakers, panel discussions, as well as the opportunity for attendees to buy the speakers’ books and have them signed. Lunch and snacks are included. A silent auction will be held, plus a free drawing for a loaded Kindle.


For COMPLETE DETAILS and to REGISTER, please click HERE.

Sisters in Crime Desert Sleuths Chapter

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Sisters In Crime- 2010 Desert Sleuths Conference & Release of Mystery Anthology

      Write Now!  2010, our annual conference, will take place on August 14 at the Wrigley Mansion in Phoenix.  The pre-registration cost is $70 and includes a plated lunch.  Our lineup of speakers may be our best yet: James O. Born, Robin Burcell, Sheila Lowe, Alan Kates (editor), Barbara Peters (Poisoned Pen, Poisoned Pen Press) and Erin Spiers Nelson (criminal psychologist).  We will also be offereing critique sessions during the conference, as well as honoring guest honor Lesa Holstine, local librarian and blogger.  More information is available at www.desertsleuths.com

      Following the success of our first anthology, HOW NOT TO SURVIVE THE HOLIDAYS, which went into it’s third printing and prompted an authors tour throughout the state, we will be launching our second anthology, HOW NOT TO SURVIVE A VACATION, in August and our authors are available for signings and panel discussions.  If your group would be interested, please e-mail us at desertsleuths@gmail.com


      Chantelle A. Osman

      Membership & Conference Chair 

      Desert Sleuths- Sisters in Crime


      Taken from THE WRITE WORD, the newsletter of The Society of Southwestern Authors Vol. 39, No. 3 June/July 2010

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