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Next Meeting: Thursday, 25 JULY 2019 at 6:30 PM

at Panera Bread, 13205 Jamboree Road (at Irvine Blvd), Tustin

Sisters-in-Crime Orange County: Joe Ide, 28 July 2019

July 19, 2019

Sisters in Crime - Orange County logoThe 28 July Sisters in Crime – Orange County meeting will feature Edgar- and Anthony Award-nominated mystery author Joe Ide.

Joe Ide grew up in South Central Los Angeles. His favorite books were the Conan Doyle Sherlock Holmes stories. The idea that a person could face the world and vanquish his enemies with only his intellect fascinated him. Joe went on to earn a graduate degree and had several careers before writing his debut novel, IQ, inspired by his early experiences and love of Sherlock. Joe lives in Santa Monica, California. The sequels, Righteous and Wrecked, have also received great reviews.

Sisters in Crime – Orange County meets monthly at the Irvine Ranch Water District on 15500 Sand Canyon Av. in Irvine. The meeting starts at 2 p.m. with the regular Writers/Readers Forum; the guest speaker will begin at 3 p.m. Admission is free, but membership is always encouraged.

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18 July meeting notes; 25 July reading list

July 19, 2019

18 JULY MEETING NOTES

Nine people attended: Casey, Joanne (read a reworked chapter from “All Homes are Not Sweet”), Lance, Leighanne (read a chapter from The Karma List), Leslie P., Marianna, Rosie, Shari, and Sherry C. (read the finale of her short story, “The Chalice of Parichlock”).

News and Notes

The next LIT UP! is happening at 7:00 p.m. on 23 July at Bardot Bars & Coffee, 662 El Camino Real, Tustin. You can download posters here (1-up and 2-up). The lineup:

As always, be sure to check the LIT UP Facebook page for details on past authors and programs.

 

25 JULY READING LIST

Lisa W. (6/20)
Lily (7/11)
Burt (7/11)
Leslie P. (7/18)
Maddie (6/6)
Glenda (6/13)
PJ (6/27)
Dennis P. (6/20)
Casey (7/18)
Rosie (7/18)
Marianna (7/18)
Lance (7/18)
Leighanne (7/18)
Joanne (7/18)
Sherry C. (7/18)
Shari (7/18)

11 July meeting notes; 18 July reading list

July 11, 2019

11 JULY MEETING NOTES

Twelve people attended: Burt, Casey (read three chapters from The Ginormous Love Life of the Superhero’s Intern), Joanne, Lance (read half a chapter from Chasing Clay), Leighanne, Leslie P., Lily, Marianna (read a chapter from Magic Mushrooms), Rosie (read a chapter from The Lion and the Eagle), Sherry C., and two (!) potential new members, Dana S. and Priya.

News and Notes

The next LIT UP! is happening at 7:00 p.m. on 23 July at Bardot Bars & Coffee, 662 El Camino Real, Tustin. You can download posters here (1-up and 2-up). As always, be sure to check the LIT UP Facebook page for details on past authors and programs.

 

18 JULY READING LIST

Leighanne (7/11)
Lisa W. (6/20)
Lily (7/11)
Burt (7/11)
Leslie P. (7/11)
Maddie (6/6)
Glenda (6/13)
PJ (6/27)
Dennis P. (6/20)
Joanne (7/11)
Sherry C. (7/11)
Casey (7/11)
Rosie (7/11)
Marianna (7/11)
Lance (7/11)

LIT UP! A Conversation between OC Writers & Readers, 23 July 2019

July 10, 2019

LIT UP logo

The next LIT UP! A Conversation with Orange County Writers and Readers is happening at 7:00 p.m. on 23 July at Bardot Bars & Coffee, 662 El Camino Real, Tustin (see the map below).

Map to Bardot Bars & Coffee, 662 El Camino Real, Tustin

Map to Bardot Bars & Coffee, 662 El Camino Real, Tustin

You can download posters here (1-up and 2-up).

Three featured local authors will read from their works and discuss them with the audience. The lineup:

As always, be sure to check the LIT UP Facebook page for more details on the authors. See you there!

Upcoming Author Events, Book Carnival, Orange, July 2019

July 10, 2019

Book CarnivalBook Carnival window, an independent Orange County bookstore dedicated to mysteries and thrillers, will host the following author readings/signings through the end of July:

  • Saturday, July 13, 3 p.m.: Claire Booth, A Deadly Turn
  • Sunday, July 14, 2 p.m.: Spencer Quinn, Heart of Barkness
  • Tuesday, July 16, 7 p.m.: Cristina Alger, Girls Like Us
  • Saturday, July 27, 2 p.m.: Alina K. Field, Avenging the Earl’s Lady; Alanna Lucas, The Spymaster’s Secret

The events are mostly free (unless marked otherwise), although it’d be nice if you buy the featured book. Book Carnival is located at 348 S. Tustin Street in Orange, three-ish blocks south of Chapman Avenue. Look for more information on the store’s website or Facebook page.

SCWA: Jonathan & Jynafer Yanez, “Write Your Way to Six Figures,” 20 July 2019

July 10, 2019

SCWA logoThe 20 July Southern California Writers Association meeting features SF/fantasy author Jonathan Yanez and his marketeer wife Jynafer.

Jonathan is a Jack London Award-winning author whose work has been optioned for film, signed for audio editions, and is being adapted into a computer game. Jynafer has thirteen years’ experience in corporate advertising and marketing experience that she’s now bringing to publishing.

The meeting takes place at the Claim Jumper restaurant on 18050 Brookhurst Street in Fountain Valley. Doors open at 8:30 and the program begins at 9:00. Tickets are $25 for members, $35 for non-members ($30 with a reservation), and include a buffet breakfast. Check the SCWA website for more information.

27 June meeting notes; 11 July reading list

June 28, 2019

27 JUNE MEETING NOTES

Six people attended: Casey, Joanne (read the start of a short story, “All Homes are Not Sweet”), Leslie P., PJ, Sherry C. (read a rewrite of her short story, “The Chalice of Parichlock”), and potential new member Adel.

News and Notes

Because something else is happening that day, there will be no 4 July PFL meeting.

The next LIT UP! is happening at 7:00 p.m. on 23 July at Bardot Bars & Coffee, 662 El Camino Real, Tustin. You can download posters here (1-up and 2-up). As always, be sure to check the LIT UP Facebook page for details on past authors and programs.

 

11 JULY READING LIST

Leighanne (6/20)
Lisa W. (6/20)
Lily (6/13)
Shari (5/16)
Burt (6/20)
Leslie P. (6/27)
Maddie (6/6)
Glenda (6/13)
Casey (6/27)
PJ (6/27)
Rosie (6/20)
Marianna (6/20)
Dennis P. (6/20)
Lance (6/20)
Joanne (6/27)
Sherry C. (6/27)

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