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Mystery in the Midlands, a FREE virtual conference sponsored by SEMWA and the Palmetto Chapter of Sisters in Crime, will be held on Saturday, July 25 between 10-2:30 EST.
MB Austin’s short story “Smithereens: The Unvarnished Truth Of The Pollensa Bay Blockade” is the in the Nuns with Guns anthology (Knotted Press Road, June 2020).
Dori Hillestad Butler’s King & Kayla and the Case of the Unhappy Neighbor will be published by Peachtree on March 1, 2020. Her novel Dear Beast will be published by Holiday House in May 2020.
What are the best ways for authors to support indie bookstores?
Despite the COVID-19 lockdown, my long-running Portland-based critique group is soldiering on, using the now ubiquitous Zoom videoconferencing service. With many people adapting to Zoom (or Skype, Google Hangouts, etc.), now might be a good time for geographically dispersed MWA members to form virtual critique groups that will outlast the pandemic.
About the Mystery Writers of America
MWA is the premier organization for mystery writers, mystery readers, and professionals in the mystery and crime-writing fields. The Northwest Chapter serves members of MWA who live in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Alaska.
MWA-NW offers a variety of services to chapter members, including dinner meetings with guest speakers, a regular newsletter with news, professional education, and more.
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