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Welcome! Capitol Crimes is the Sacramento, California chapter of Sisters in Crimes, an international organization offering networking, advice and support to women who write mysteries.  All mystery and mystery sub-genre readers and writers are welcome. Click here to learn more.


Capitol Crimes 2018 Writers Retreat

This retreat is for you if  you are ready and willing to develop your book, fine tune your manuscript, perfect your writing-in-progress, or you simply want to set aside time to write in a quiet sanctuary. New York Times Bestselling author, Hallie Ephron is our retreat coach. Click here for more info.

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Amazon KDP has announced that proof and author copies are now available for publishers on KDP.

Walmart to begin offering ebooks and audiobooks. Learn more here.

Writers have good reason to appreciate yoga. Research shows that it not only has the power to keep our bodies strong and supple, but also has positive effects on the brain. Learn more here.



Chapter anthologies and the latest releases from our member authors.

We are the Sacramento, California chapter of Sisters in Crime. We promote the ongoing advancement, recognition and professional development of women crime writers.

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