April Zoom Meeting: Hallie Ephron Talks Plotting

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 at 7:30 PM EST Please join the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of Mystery Writers of America when bestselling author Hallie Ephron offers an expert class on plotting your crime novel. Hallie Ephron is the New York Times bestselling author of 16 published books, including 5 Dr. Peter Zak mysteries published by Minotaur Books, and 6 domestic suspense … Read more

March Zoom Meeting: Eileen Dreyer Talks Trauma

Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at 7 PM EST New York Times bestselling, award-winning author Eileen Dreyer was a trauma nurse for 16 years, expertise she’s put to use in medical thrillers and her Molly Burke mysteries. She is trained in forensic nursing and death investigation, and also writes bestselling contemporary and historical romances, under her own name … Read more

January Zoom Meeting: An Evening with Dana Cameron

Dana Cameron

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at 7 PM EST We are delighted to welcome multi-genre author and professional archaeologist Dana Cameron to discuss the mysteries of archaeology with us: how her archaeology career began, what real life mysteries archaeologists explore, and how her first career continues to shape her writing life. Dana Cameron is the award-winning … Read more

November Zoom Meeting at 7PM EST: An Evening with Gallup-Certified Strengths Coach Becca Syme

We’re so pleased to have USA Today bestselling author and Gallup-Certified Strengths Coach, Becca Syme, join us for a discussion of “What Should Writers Quit.” Becca is a nationally renowned speaker on author success and personality-based productivity for writers. With fourteen years of experience as the personal success coach for fiction & nonfiction writers, screenwriters, … Read more

October Zoom Meeting at 7PM: An Evening of Short Stories with Michael Bracken

Michael Bracken, an award-winning writer of fiction, non-fiction, and advertising copy, has received multiple awards for copywriting, two Derringer Awards for short fiction, and the Edward D. Hoch Memorial Golden Derringer Award for lifetime achievement in short mystery fiction. The author of several books and more than 1,300 short stories, he has edited nine published or … Read more

August 11th Zoom Meeting at 7PM: The Future of Law Enforcement in Crime Fiction

Our country is reckoning with the greatest uprising in support of racial justice. As citizens and as artists, crime writers are uniquely positioned to question the power structures, dangers, and victories of this moment while revealing the darker truths many people may still wish to ignore. Join S.A. Cosby, Rachel Howzell Hall, Steph Cha, Richie Narvaez and John Fram as they discuss the future … Read more

July 13th Zoom Meeting at Noon: A Presentation by Jane Friedman on Self-Publishing Trends and Changes

The MWA Mid-Atlantic Chapter is delighted to invite you to join us for an online presentation by Jane Friedman on Self-Publishing Trends and Changes. There will be a question and answer period after the presentation. Date: Monday, July 13, 2020 Time: 12 PM via Zoom Jane has 20 years of experience in the publishing industry, … Read more