MISSION: Sisters in Crime was founded in 1986 to promote the ongoing advancement, recognition, and professional development of women crime writers. Please view our Code of Conduct.

Sisters in Crime Orange County – The Blood Orange welcomes everyone interested in or passionate about the mystery genre, including writers—published, aspiring, or pursuing careers—readers, booksellers, publishers, librarians, editors, agents, promoters, reviewers, and fans.

If you love mystery fiction as much as we do, join us. Mystery lovers of every kind make up our Orange County, California, chapter.  We meet on the fourth Sunday of the month (unless otherwise noted) to learn, discuss, and have fun with all things related to crime fiction. 

To join The Blood Orange, SISTERS IN CRIME ORANGE COUNTY, visit our Join / Renew Page.

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Note: The previously scheduled January program, Story Structure with Steve Jackson, is coming next month. We look forward to having Steve join us on May 19th.

Sisters in Crime Orange County - The Blood Orange - Orange County California CA

Sisters in Crime Orange County

The Blood Orange


How Will Readers Find Me with Gayle Carline

Sisters in Crime Orange County – The Blood Orange

28 APRIL 2024

3:00 p.m. @ Book Carnival in Orange, CA

You’ve written an amazing book—now what? Looking for new ways to find new readers and for them to find you?

Spring forward and join Sisters in Crime Orange County Sunday April 28th 3pm at Book Carnival, Orange, California and hear Gayle Carline talk about innovative ways to reach readers, sell books, and build your author platform.

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More about Gayle…

A past president of Sisters in Crime OC, Gayle Carline (aka G.S. Carline, aka M.G. Wetherholt) is the acclaimed author of 16 books, from mysteries to fantasies, with a dash of humor spread liberally among them. When not writing, she is leading workshops on writing and publishing, speaking at events, or riding her horse in competitions. Gayle enjoys creating fascinating characters whom she can involve in everything from chasing a killer to sailing a pirate ship. She lives happily with her husband and a sassy Corgi. In addition, she has a son and two horses whom she thoroughly enjoys even if they don’t live with her.

The Details

What:   Gayle Carline on How Will Readers Find Me?

When:   Sunday, April 28th

Time:     3:00 PM

Where:    Book Carnival – 348 S. Tustin St., Orange, CA 92866

Sisters in Crime Meetings are open to the public. Your first two meetings are free; subsequent meetings are $5 each. Members are free.

Donations graciously accepted! Any amount helps to keep amazing programing, events, and more coming your way.

For information about Sisters in Crime OC and how to join our chapter, please visit the Join / Renew Page.

If you have questions not answered on this website, please get in touch with us at sistersincrimeoc@gmail.com.