• Idaho Author Book Fair

    Idaho Author Book Fair

    5 October 2024 – 10 to 2 Boise We’re reprising our successful (from when we were still “Idaho SinC”) spring book fair with another one this fall — this time in conjunction with iCAN Idaho authors’ group. If you are interested in participating, please contact us as soon as possible as spaces are limited. It’ll…

  • Author Joanne Pence

    Author Joanne Pence

    9 July 2024 11:30 to 1:30 Boise …will lead a discussion on LEADING LADY DETECTIVES for our July lunch get-together. You are invited to join us at a different location; for the next several Second Tuesday meetings we’ll be at: Smoky Mountain Pizza415 E Park Center Blvd. Boise Google Map .. Apple Map .. What3Words…

  • Online Write-ins Start

    Online Write-ins Start

    As promised. So what is a “write-in” anyway? It can be different things, depending upon your focus and needs: It’s just one hour out of your month, and I hope you can join us. In-person write-ins may follow later this year. We’ve got a special contact list for those who are interested. Currently scheduled for…

  • Great Villains

    Great Villains

    For our inaugural meet-up lunchtime 11 June as “MMMWriters” Pat Marcantonio graciously filled an unexpected scheduling gap with a brief presentation imploring us Not To Create Weak Villains…and why. Your story is only as good as your villain. Thanks, Pat, for your entertaining info and great examples that stimulated further discussion. The networking and interaction…

  • Fork in the Road

    Fork in the Road

    By spring 2024, the interim officers recognized we were at a ‘do or die’ point regarding affiliating with Sisters in Crime. The benefits to both our nascent organization and its prospective members were many. But there were other considerations, including the results of our annual survey earlier in 2024. A final decision was made the…

  • How 2024 Started Off

    How 2024 Started Off

    The interim officers continued working toward the goal of affiliating with Sisters in Crime. But then we looked at the annual survey responses. And we considered some other issues… Meanwhile, here’s what happened during the first several months: Level up, authorpreneur Laurie Buchanan showed us how to level up the business side of writing for…

  • All We Did in 2023

    All We Did in 2023

    In January 2023 a small group of writers in Boise, Idaho first met with the plan of forming a new Idaho chapter of the international organization, Sisters in Crime — bringing together local and regional writers of all flavors and types of mystery and crime fiction. We set up our first website, idahosinc.com. Though we’re…