Category Archives: Mystery

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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Free Event for Southern California Noir Fans and Writers

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Nineteen Authors One minute each Blood will fly Free Admission, Open to the Public The Last Bookstore–453 S. Spring Street, Los Angeles Wednesday Night, September 2, 7 p.m. Plenty of street parking and nearby lots Just a few blocks from … Continue reading

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Women of Law Enforcement — Luncheon for Crime Writers

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The Orange County Sisters in Crime and the SoCal Mystery Writers of America will jointly present Women of Law Enforcement, at the Community Room of Irvine Ranch Water District on Sunday, August 23, 2015, at 1 p.m. “Come meet the other sisters … Continue reading

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Mid-Summer Reading List

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There are no days of leisure this summer for me to thumb through paper books or kindle books engaged in the act of actually reading with my eyes. So this summer has been, and will continue to be, an audio-book … 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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A Close Look at the 2015 Edgar Winners

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Mystery Writers of America has announced the winners of the 2015 Edgar Allan Poe Awards, honoring the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction and television published or produced in 2014. The Edgar® Awards were presented to the winners at MWA’s 69th Gala … Continue reading

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Audio Book Creators Reveal Their Secrets

A SoCal MWA Luncheon SUNDAY MAY 17 11:30-2 at the fabulous TAM O’SHANTER Award-winning audio book narrators and producers tell tales of the making of best-sellers, the surprising differences between acting and narrating, and how best to tailor your writing for … Continue reading

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TALES OF VICE: INSIDE THE LAPD VICE SQUAD

Mystery Writers of America SoCal, at its first luncheon in 2015, will present 33-year LAPD veteran Greg Hancock in conversation with author Eric Beetner, along with fellow officers, sharing stories of life on the beat and in the vice squad. … Continue reading

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MWA’s 2015 Edgar Symposium Preview

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Mystery Writers of America is a premier organization for mystery and crime writers, professionals allied to the crime writing field, aspiring crime writers, and folks who just love to read crime fiction. Annually, MWA hosts the Edgar Symposium. This year … Continue reading

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MWA Announces 2015 Edgar Allan Poe Award Nominees

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Mystery Writers of America has now announced the Nominees for the 2015 Edgar Allan Poe Awards, honoring the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction and television published or produced in 2014. The Edgar® Awards will be presented to the winners at our 69th … Continue reading

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