The Greater St. Louis Chapter of Sisters in Crime is dedicated to helping every writer achieve the dream of publication. It is a place for men and women to find camaraderie and encouragement. Our main goal is to create an active, non-competitive atmosphere for writers, readers, and other lovers of the mystery genre.
Four For Forty Contest 2016 has been cancelled due to a ruling from National Sisters in Crime.
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 7-9 p.m. at Thornhill Library
Elaine is an award-winning author who also writes under the pen
name “E.S. Abramson. She recently received a “From Fat to
Fabulous Day” proclamation from Mayor Richard Berry in
Albuquerque, NM and a “From Fat to Fabulous Week”
proclamation from Mayor Javier Gonzales of Santa Fe, NM. She’s
also received 10 (!) other proclamations from the state of Texas
and the city of Fort Worth for her art, stories, and children’s
cartoon characters. Her From Fat to Fabulous: A Diet Guide for
Restaurant Lovers was nominated twice for a Pulitzer and a Nobel
Prize. Her 4th book in the From Fat to Fabulous: A Diet Guide for
Restaurant Lovers series is the due out this fall.
Title: Garnering Proclamations for You and Your Writing
Elaine will describe what it takes to get a proclamation and conduct a mini-workshop in
proclamation writing. Attendees are asked to bring pen and paper to practice writing their own
Our meetings feature guest speakers who provide information on interesting topics. On those evenings where there is not a guest speaker or where the speaker finishes early, we have open readings, discussions on writing issues, networking, or a book discussion. Past meetings have included presentations on marketing, how to conduct interviews, K-9 police, the world of indie publishing, and more.
We hope to see everyone at our Upcoming 2016 meetings. Unless otherwise noted on the website, our meetings are held