January 16 - Writing Goals for 2020

Write Smart, Write Happy discussion of book by Cheryl St. John


February 13- The Writing Process with Clara McKenna


March 20 - Marketing for Before & After You Publish with Anita Carter & Mary Lee Ashford


April 17 -  Guest speaker - Leslie Langtry


May 15- Group Read - Night Visitors by Carol Goodman


June 19 - Editing/Proofing for the Indie Author with Barbara Barrett


July 17 - Speaker To Be Announced


August 21 - Historical Mysteries


September 18 - Guest Speaker - Betty Brandt Passick


October 16 - Creative Methods of Death


November 20 - 2022 Election of Officers

Topic: Classical Mysteries


December 18 - 2022 Planning and Annual Holiday Book Exchange


Link to Sisters in Crime Facebook Account
A chapter of Sisters in Crime

Sisters in Crime - Iowa

Sisters in Crime - Iowa 2021 Meetings

Link to Sisters in Crime Twitter Account

Meeting Location (WE ARE CURRENTLY MEETING ONLINE DUE TO COVID RESTRICTIONS) Please email for online meeting info. 


We meet at Café Diem coffee shop in Ankeny, unless otherwise noted. NOTE: We are currently not meeting in person. We are meeting online. If you'd like to visit a meeting, please contact us for the link via the website contact form.


Café Diem

2005 S Ankeny Blvd # 800, Ankeny, IA 50023







We meet on the third Saturday of every month from 3:00 to 5:00 PM, unless otherwise announced.

It's always best to check-in and confirm meeting details or check our Facebook page for the monthly meeting announcement.