Membership in the Florida Chapter of MWA provides the following benefits:
Our meetings have dynamic speakers and networking opportunities with fellow authors, reviewers, and booksellers.
Interested in joining a critique group? Give your name, genre, and location to our critique group coordinator.
Do you seek a mentor for career guidance? Put your name in as a mentor or as an apprentice.
Book Fairs & Festivals
Our members participate in various book fairs and festivals throughout the state, such as:
Florida Library Association Convention, Mystery Writers Key West Fest, Lake County Library Book Festival, Miami International Book Fair and the UCF Book Festival.
SleuthFest is a prime mystery writers’ conference with tracks on various levels of writing, forensics, and marketing.
SleuthFest on Saturday
A mini one-day conference, S.O.S. offers craft and business topics for writers at all levels.
Sleuthmail Yahoo Group
Our yahoo group serves as the main means of communication for our members, where links can be shared, news announced, or questions posed for peer feedback.
Members are available to speak around the state on a variety of topics.
The Rap Sheet
Our monthly e-newsletter contains a president’s letter, member news and announcements, and upcoming events. Everyone is invited to contribute.
The Third Degree
A publication of MWA, this report contains articles on the craft and business of writing as well as chapter news from around the country.
Our Websites showcase our chapter with information about upcoming events, meetings, SleuthFest and more.