2020/2021 Events


MI-SinC Critique Group: MONTHLY
Our members-only critique group is held on the third Saturday of every month. Those familiar with critiquing other’s work, as well as critique newbies, are welcome. You don’t have to commit to attending or sharing your work every month, just when you can. A reminder email will be sent to you monthly. Questions? Send an email to michigansinc@gmail.com.

MI-SinC Online Writing Sprints: WEEKLY
We meet online every other Sunday from 11:45 a.m. to 2 p.m., and challenge each other to get the most words down in 25 minutes. Pop in and say hello, and surprise yourself with how many words you manage to write.
The Zoom video chat room opens at 11:45 a.m.; to join CLICK HERE! Password: Sprints2020

Feb. 27, 2021 Goal Setting   Did you set new year’s resolutions to finally get published? To finish that first draft? To plot a new series? Or do you just want get some consistency in your writing routine. The first step in any goal is to write it down. Join Michigan Sisters in Crime for a Goal Setting workshop. We’ll set our goals for the year and set a realistic plan to achieve them. To register, email MichiganSinC@gmail.com

March 2, 2021  Deconstructing Mysteries Want to figure out how the pros build their characters, set their scenes, use dialog and engage their readers? Join this workshop and find out. Click here to register

March 27, 2021  Indi publishing: Everything you need to know: Curious about Indie publishing? J.N. Chaney, author of The Variant Saga and other sci-fi & fantasy books, knows what it takes. Click here for more into and to register

April 10, 2021 Character Development Workshop: Learn to create and develop complete, well-rounded characters that readers fall in love with. Click here for more info and to register

Fall 2021 – Jane Cleland author of “Mastering Suspense Structure and Plot” and award winning author of the Josie Prescott Antiques Mystery series will be a MI-SinC featured presenter later this year. We hope it will be safe enough to conduct this event in-person. Details will appear here when finalized.

Much, much more coming in 2021!!




Write-In in Detroit Institute of Arts’ beautiful and inspiring Kresge Court

Sylvia Hubbard presenting 5 Ways to Rock Social Media Without Losing Your Mind

An informative and entertaining afternoon with L.A. Chandlar, author of "The Art Deco Mystery Series."

Michigan Sisters (and Misters) in Crime tour the Wayne County Jail

Amazing afternoon session with Karen Dionne, author of "The Marsh King's Daughter."


CONGRATULATIONS to Penni Jones’ on her new novel! Suicide Souls was published in 2021 by Pandamoon Publishing.

Death is not always final…

Available at: https://www.amazon.com/Suicide-Souls-Penni-Jones-ebook/dp/B08L5R4D58

CONGRATULALTIONS to Barb Rebbeck! Her suspense novel, The Girl from the USO was published by The Wild Rose Press on 12/9/20. It is the first selection for USO book clubs in 8 states by the Midwest USO Director, Elizabeth Hazlett.  Here’s a link to The Girl from the USO on Amazon

The Girl from the USO – Kindle edition by Rebbeck, Barbara. Romance Kindle eBooks @ Amazon.com.

CONGRATULATIONS to member Laura Wolfe! She recently signed a three-book deal with Bookouture (Hachette UK) for three standalone suspense/mystery novels. The first of the three novels, Two Widows, releases on August 27th. The second novel, She Lies Alone, will release in November of this year. They are both set in Michigan. The Amazon link is here: https://www.amazon.com/Two-Widows-totally-gripping-suspense-ebook/dp/B0896392QX/

CONGRATULATIONS to Cindy Harrison on her recently released novel Jane in St. Pete! It’s the first book of Cindy’s new series and published by Wild Rose Press in 2020.

Get it here: https://www.amazon.com/Jane-St-Pete-Mystery-Book-ebook/dp/B08JTW7CQS



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