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Heart of Texas Chapter
Sisters in Crime
Membership Info

Sisters in Crime National
Membership Info

Sisters in Crime, founded in 1986 to represent and advo.acate for women crime writers, is the premier crime writing association focused on equity and inclusion in our community and in publishing. We celebrate and honor this history with our name while we continue to work for all who share our commitment to and love for a vibrant, inclusive community. Our 4,500+ members enjoy access to tools to help them learn, grown, improve, thrive, reinvent if necessary. They also gain a community of supportive fellow writers and readers, both peers to share the peacks and valleys of writing, and mentors to model the way forward. 

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          HoTSinC Membership is open to those who love to read and/or write crime novels in all their forms: psychological thrillers, cozies, historical mysteries, romantic suspense, police procedurals, private investigators, noir and more. Our roles include women and men who are members of the National Sisters in Crime and hail from across the country--and, of course, Central Texas. Our annual chapter membership fee is $25.00 which includes the following benefits:

  • monthly programs featuring incredible guests: authors, forensic experts, editors, marketing gurus, etc.

  • valuable workshops in conjunction with our Houston and Dallas chapter partners

  • Bi-Monthly newsletter "HotShots" with new release notifications and submission details for publication and contest opportunities

  • monthly Members Only Marketing Happy Hour

  • book promotion on the HoTSinC website

  • booth space at festivals including the Texas Book Festival and Boerne Book & Arts Festival and more (as COVID protocols permit)

  • access to speaking opportunities with local libraries and other groups.

 Want to Get in on All the Excitement?

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HoTSinc Membership Form

Chapter Membership is $25.00.  If you are a renewing member, you only need to fill out the following form if your information has changed. Just fill in your name and hit the submit button at the bottom.

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Sisters in Crime National requires chapter members must also be members of the National organization. 

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