Joining the Michigan Sisters in Crime chapter can be done in three easy steps:
- Make sure your membership in the national Sisters in Crime organization is up to date. All chapter members must be national members. Go to www.sistersincrime.org to view the benefits of joining.
Complete and submit the Michigan Sisters in Crime membership form. For your convenience, it includes a link to join national Sisters in Crime.
Pay the low Michigan Sisters in Crime annual dues of $20 at PayPal, using a credit card or an existing PayPal account. PayPal link is in the membership form.
Note: If you join January-September in a given year, your dues are renewable the following January. If you join October-December, your dues are renewable a year from the following January.
Some of the events we are planning for our chapter include:
- Seminars featuring suspense/mystery/crime-related speakers– law enforcement
- Forensics teams, private investigators, authors, prosecutors and defense attorneys, newspaper crime reporters, etc.
- Other speaker topics– how to find an agent, how to get published, craft workshops geared toward the mystery/suspense/thriller genres
- Social get-togethers
- Book discussions
- Meetings where authors can read excerpts from their work
- Trips/tours to jails, prisons, local FBI office, K-9 training school, murder trials
- Write-Ins in inspiring locations
- Overnight conferences and/or write-ins
- And more—we’d love to receive your event ideas!