About Us

Our goal is to help professional writers advance their careers and to support new writers on the road to publication. We’re a killer group with nearly 300 members from Pensacola to Key West. Murdering by the book can be a lonely life. Our chapter connects us with other authors for support, career guidance, education, and networking. We host meetings and training sessions throughout the year, plus our members participate in major book events and festivals. Also we host SleuthFest, our annual conference that draws bestselling speakers and registrants from across the country.

FMWA Officers 2017-2018

President: Charles Todd, charles@charlestodd.com
Vice President: Diane A.S. Stuckart, diane@dianestuckart.com
Treasurer: Harriet Ottenheimer, harriet@ottenheimer.com
Secretary: Stephanie S. Levine, stephslevine@aol.com


Ann Meier, annmeier2@yahoo.com
Linda Gordon Hengerer, hengerwords@gmail.com
Michael Joy, Author.mljoy@hotmail.comĀ 
Allison Horton, allhorton1@gmail.com
Raquel V. Reyes, writer@rvreyes.com

Interested in joining us? Check out our Benefits of Membership and then apply directly to Mystery Writers of America. MWA is the premier organization for mystery and crime writers, professionals allied to the crime writing field, aspiring crime writers, and folks who just love to read crime fiction.

Membership in MWA automatically makes a Florida resident a member of the Florida Chapter. Meanwhile, we hope to see you soon at a Monthly Meeting!

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