January Kickoff Party

Save the date! Our third annual Kickoff Party, a social event to launch the new year with your SinC-CO sisters and misters, is happening January 19th, 11:00 am, at Cinzzetti’s (281 W 104th Avenue, Northglenn, CO 80234). Please RSVP at our chapter Meetup!

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Event: January Book Club

The Sisters in Crime-CO Book Club January reads include Shopping Cart Annie by Cordy Fitzgerald (Parker) and Deadly Focus by Sue Hinkin (Fort Collins).

Free and open to the public. Just read the book of the month and come ready to chat with the author and other readers!

Please RSVP at our chapter Meetup! For more information, including specific dates, times, and locations, please visit https://sistersincrimecolorado.org/book-club/.

Hope you can join us, and bring your friends!

Event: November Book Club

The Sisters in Crime-CO Book Club November read is End of the Road by LS Hawker (Parker/South Denver).

Free and open to the public. Just read the book of the month and come ready to chat with the author and other readers!

RSVP at the website or at our Meetup page. For more information, including specific dates, times, and locations, please visit https://sistersincrimecolorado.org/book-club/.

Hope you can join us, and bring your friends!

Event: October Book Club

The Sisters in Crime-CO Book Club October reads include Better Off Read by Nora Page (Parker/South Denver) and Red Sky by Chris Goff (Northern Colorado).

Free and open to the public. Just read the book of the month and come ready to chat with the author and other readers!

RSVP at the website or at our Meetup page. For more information, including specific dates, times, and locations, please visit https://sistersincrimecolorado.org/book-club/.

Hope you can join us, and bring your friends!

Event: Barbara Nickless and Jennifer Kincheloe

Quarterly Chapter Meeting/Event:
November 17, 2018
Lone Tree Library, 10055 Library Way, Lone Tree, Colorado 80124 (303-791-READ)

9:30-10:00 am Welcome, Announcements

10:00 am-12:00 pm Barbara Nickless: “Nail Your Research: A Writer’s Guide to Disasters, Drug Dens and Other Surprising Sources”

Writers love research. It’s how we build our story’s foundation and get to know our characters and setting. Best of all, if we’re busy researching, we don’t have to face that blank page. Right? Um, no. Writing and research go hand in hand. But how do we start, where do we look, and how do we know when we’re done? Topics covered include how to:

  • Build a solid research foundation
  • Organize and incorporate your research
  • Track down sources
  • Discover hidden treasures
  • Keep up your word count while researching

We’ll also talk about how some famous authors conducted their research and why research never really ends (and why that’s okay).

12:00-1:00 pm Lunch (brown bag or visit nearby restaurants)

1:00-3:00 pm Jennifer Kincheloe: “Behind Bars: What it’s Like to be an Inmate, Deputy, or Research Scientist in the Denver County Jails”

What is the process from booking to release? What is the difference between prison and jail? What is it really like in jail? What is the culture? What are the rules? Plus, interesting anecdotes collected from deputies about inmates and the crimes they’ve committed.

3:00-4:00 pm Board Meeting (all are welcome, location to be announced at the meeting)

Please feel free to come to either the morning or afternoon session if you cannot attend both.

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You may RSVP via email (click red button above) or at our Meetup page: www.meetup.com/Sisters-in-Crime-Colorado.

About the Presenters:

Jennifer’s been a block layer, a nurse’s aid, a fragrance model, and on the research faculty at UCLA, where she spent 11 years conducting studies to inform health policy. Jennifer currently lives in Denver, Colorado with her husband and two teenagers, two dogs, and a cat. There she conducts research on the jails. Her novels take place in 1900s Los Angeles among the police matrons of the LAPD and combine, mystery, history, humor, and romance. Her debut novel, THE SECRET LIFE OF ANNA BLANC, was a finalist in the Lefty Awards for Best Historical Mystery, The Colorado Author’s League Award for Best Genre Fiction, the Macavity Sue Feder Award for Historical Mystery, and won the Mystery & Mayhem Award for Historical Mystery and the Colorado Gold for Best Mystery. Her latest novel, THE WOMAN IN THE CAMPHOR TRUNK, was nominated for a Lefty Award. Find out more at jenniferkincheloe.com.

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Barbara has always been interested in things that might get her killed, or at least maimed. She’s rehabilitated wild birds of prey, explored little-known caves, handled rattlesnakes, and raised two children through their teenage years. Her bestselling Sydney Parnell series is how she imagines life would be for Harry Bosch—if he were a railroad cop with a price on his head. Find out more at www.barbaranickless.com.

 

Please RSVP above. This event is funded and presented by Sisters in Crime-Colorado and is not sponsored by Douglas County Libraries. To request more information, please use our contact form.

 

 

Event: September Book Club

The Sisters in Crime-CO Book Club September reads include  Dark Waters by Chris Goff (Parker/South Denver) and Killing Secrets by KL Docter (Northern Colorado).

Free and open to the public. Just read the book of the month and come ready to chat with the author and other readers!

RSVP at the website or at our Meetup page. For more information, including specific dates, times, and locations, please visit https://sistersincrimecolorado.org/book-club/.

Hope you can join us, and bring your friends!

Event: August Book Club

The Sisters in Crime-CO Book Club August reads include Hunting Hour by Margaret Mizushima (Parker/South Denver) and Finding Abby by Rhonda Blackhurst (Northern Colorado).

Free and open to the public. Just read the book of the month and come ready to chat with the author and other readers!

RSVP at the website or at our Meetup page. For more information, including specific dates, times, and locations, please visit https://sistersincrimecolorado.org/book-club/.

Hope you can join us, and bring your friends!