We’re a mystery lovers group …

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We meet monthly – usually on the third Saturday – from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in sunny Tucson, Arizona. (see MEETINGS for more details) to have lunch, network and hear informative guest speakers share with us about the creative writing process, and about the inner workings of crime-related areas, such as the CSI or FBI or Border Patrol

Both men and women are welcome to join us! Our members are authors, writers, readers & fans of mystery fiction, librarians, editors, publishers, literary agents, book reviewers and booksellers – all who have a passion for reading and writing crime, suspense, thriller and mystery fiction books.

… encouraging the creative spirit of our members




    Betty Webb

    Betty Webb

    TOPICS: Two different presentations by one fun and interesting mystery author!

     (morning session) Life Is What Happens When You’re Making Other Plans. Betty tells how she got involved in writing.

     (afternoon session) Five Ideas a Day, Every Day. Betty will give step-by-step instructions for increasing your creativity. There will be a 15-minute writing assignment towards the end of her presentation.

    About the Speaker:  Betty Webb is the author of the popular and bestselling Lena Jones mystery series – Desert Wives, Desert Wind, Desert Shadows, Desert Cut and Desert Noir – and the prize-winning Gunn Zoo series – The Llama of Death, The Koala of Death and The Anteater of Death.  Before beginning to write full time, Betty was a journalist, interviewing everyone from U.S. presidents, astronauts who walked on the moon, and Nobel Prize-winners. She is a member of Mystery Writers of America, the National Federation of Press Women, and Sisters In Crime. She is also a volunteer at the Phoenix Zoo, and is a member of the National Association of Zoo Keepers.