November is National Novel Writing Month, known as NaNoWriMo. Check out the events on tap at the Hampton Public Library, and join Mystery by the Sea on Monday, November 14, when our very own C.B. Lane presents “Your House of Fiction: The Framework of Plot.”
Our September meeting will be all about promoting yourself as a mystery author! Join us on September 12, from 6-8 p.m. at the Greenbrier Library in Chesapeake, as we welcome author Lyn Brittan, who will be presenting “Mind the Corpse: How to Tightly Brand Your Mystery Business.”
Sisters in Crime member Lyn Brittan is an “oh, no she didn’t,” action/adventure/romance author who writes strong women and the heroes who love them. Her romantic suspense series, The Mercenaries of Fortune, has landed her on the USA Today Bestseller list, and she won two Galaxy Awards for her sci-fi romance series, The Outer Settlement Agency. Book Riot and TwinjaBooks have both placed her Steampunk Mystery novel, The Clocks of London, on Speculative Fiction’s must-read list.
Join several authors from Virginia is for Mysteries: Volume II at a Local Author’s Reception on Saturday, April 23 from 12-3 p.m. at the Suffolk Public Library, located at 2000 Bennetts Creek Park Road. The afternoon will include book signings and light refreshments. For additional info, visit Suffolk Public Library Flyer-Virginia is for Mysteries – April 2016
Mystery by the Sea held Coastal Crime Fest 3 on Saturday, March 19, at the Russell Memorial Library in Chesapeake. Our annual writers conference caters to mystery writers and is free and open to the public. Stay tuned to the blog for more info on next year’s conference. Until then, enjoy some photos from this year’s conference! (Photos courtesy of member Ken Wingate.)
On March 15 Mystery by the Sea, including members featured in Virginia is for Mysteries Volume II, gathered at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Virginia Beach for an evening of art and words. (Photos by member Ken Wingate)
On Saturday, March 5, Mystery by the Sea members and our “sisters” from the Central Virginia chapter spent the afternoon at the East Beach Sandwich Company in Norfolk to sign copies of our latest anthology, Virginia is for Mysteries Volume II. Check out some photos from the event, courtesy of member Ken Wingate.