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California Crime Writers Conference

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When: June 10-11, 2017 Where: DoubleTree by Hilton—Westside 6161 West Centinela Avenue, Culver City, CA 90230 The California Crime Writers Conference is presented by the Los Angeles Chapter of Sisters in Crime and the Southern California Chapter of Mystery Writers of … Continue reading

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Southern California: Cop Stories and FBI Tales from MWA and La Jolla Library / Rifford

Real cops… … real stories… … … and real-life grit to make your work shine with authenticity.

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Don’t Miss the Central Coast Book and Author’s Fair

The Central Coast Writer’s Conference has announced the return of the Central Coast Book and Author Fair–the one major event for readers of books and local libraries. It is a celebration, a ‘friend raiser,’ rejoicing in the written word, the people … Continue reading

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California Crime Writers Conference

Saturday and Sunday, June 6 & 7, 2015 DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Los Angeles – Westside 6161 West Centinela Avenue, Culver City, California Register at http://www.ccwconference.org/register.html Presented by Sisters in Crime Los Angeles and SoCal Mystery Writers of America, the California Crime … Continue reading

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Time is Running to Nominate for Hugos

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The nomination period is open for the 2015 Hugo Awards and John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer and will remain open until 11:59 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time on Tuesday, March 10, 2015. Eligibility to Nominate You may nominate for … Continue reading

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A Close Look at the 2014 Hugo Winners

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With the close of Loncon 3 today, we now know the winners of the coveted 2014 Hugo Awards for best works in science fiction and fantasy published in 2013. Here is a rundown of the works in the fiction writing … Continue reading

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Loncon 3 Gearing Up!

Science Fiction and Fantasy invades London this week with the World Science Fiction Conference — LonCon3. There is something for everyone at this 72nd World Science Fiction Convention. Literature: The space where readers and writers get together to share their love … Continue reading

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Hugo Awards Voting Blasts Past Previous Record

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From THE HUGO AWARDS, the official site of the Hugo Awards. This year’s Worldcon, Loncon 3, has announced that participation in the Hugo Awards is now officially at an all-time high. Loncon 3 received 3,587 valid Hugo Award final ballots … Continue reading

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Mystery Writer’s Event in Irvine: Asian Themes in Crime Fiction, August 24, 2014

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On Sunday, August 24, the OC Sisters in Crime and SoCal Mystery Writers of America will present WOK ON THE WILD SIDE: Asian Themes in Crime Fiction, 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. The event includes an Asian Buffet Luncheon inspired by an Asian-themed panel: Lisa Brackmann Steph Cha … Continue reading

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Spotlight on the Retro Hugo Awards

This year brings something rare and special to the Hugo Awards–the Retrospective Hugo Awards for the best work in science fiction and fantasy from year 1938–75 years ago. The Retro-Hugo is a traditional award following the same rules and categories of … Continue reading

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