September’s Magnifying Glass Focuses on the Pittsburgh Chapter of Sisters in Crime
Sisters in Crime: Heart of Texas salutes the Pittsburgh Chapter of Sisters in Crime, also known as the Mary Roberts Rinehart chapter. Mary Sutton, chapter secretary, describes how joining the organization helped her writing.
When I walked into my first Sisters in Crime meeting, I had lost my job earlier that year and I’d completed a novel, a cozy, that I’d been working on for about 10 years. I had an idea that I was sorta-kinda okay at this story-writing thing and I wanted to know if others thought so, and if I could get better.
I don’t think you could have prepared me for what came next. I found so much more than just a writing group. These women welcomed me with open arms. They gave encouragement when it was needed, praise when it was deserved, and advice when necessary. Over the past three years…
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