CCW Festive Dinner

WHEN:  Wednesday December 13, 2017

TIME:  6 p.m.

WHERE:  TONY CAPONE’S ITALIAN GRILL, 2369 Carling Ave., Ottawa.

Come for dinner & conversation about mysteries.  Our after dinner speaker is CCW member Jim Napier.  Jim worked in academia teaching writing and crime fiction.  He also runs the web site www.deadlydiversions.com.  Upon his retirement, Jim took up writing full time.  His first Colin McDermott mystery, entitled LEGACY: SOMETIMES GOOD INTENTIONS AREN’T ENOUGH was published in 2017.  Copies will be available for purchase.

Seating is not unlimited.  PLEASE EMAIL Michael Murphy at m.murphy345@hotmail.com if you wish to reserve seats.  Include your name and the number of people in your party.  PLEASE RESERVE BEFORE WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 6, 2017 AT 5 P.M.

NOVEMBER MEETING

Do you wonder if there are crime television series you are missing?

Are you wondering if there are crime television series in far off lands?

Are there websites covering crime fiction that you may have missed?

Are there newer books  on writing crime novels which you are unaware of?

If you answered yes to any of the above  please join us:

WHEN:  Wednesday November 8, 2017

TIME:    7 p.m.

WHERE:  Honeywell Room  (second floor),   Ottawa City Hall (110 Laurier Avenue West)

Speaker Michael Murphy will discuss some lesser known crime television series you may have missed and also cover crime fiction websites and newer books on writing.  Michael was a librarian for many years with Ottawa Public Library and past president of Capital Crime Writers.

CCW DUES FOR THE 2017-18 SEASON ARE BEING COLLECTED.  FEES FOR THE YEAR ARE $40.00.  RECEIPTS ARE ISSUED AT THE MEETING.

Dues can also be paid via PayPal – see the Join Us link on the website at capitalcrimewriters.com.

OCTOBER MEETING

THE OCTOBER MEETING IS ON WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 18,  7 P.M.

HIGHLIGHTS FROM BOUCHERCON 2017:

Bouchercon is the premier mystery conference for mystery fans.  Join us for reports from the conference.  Many CCW members are planning to attend.  Come and hear about workshops and other happenings at the conference.

DATE:  Wednesday, October 18, 2017

WHERE:   Honeywell Room (second floor),  Ottawa City Hall  (110 Laurier Avenue West).

TIME: 7 PM

CCW DUES FOR THE 2017-18 SEASON ARE BEING COLLECTED.  FEES FOR THE YEAR ARE $40.00.  RECEIPTS ARE ISSUED AT THE MEETING.

Dues can also be paid via PayPal – see the Join Us link on the website at capitalcrimewriters.com.

 

CCW EXECUTIVE: 2017-2018

A number of changes to the CCW executive (2017-2018) have recently taken effect.  The CCW executive for 2017-2018 is as follows:
PRESIDENT:  Elizabeth Hosang
VICE PRESIDENT:  Michael Murphy
PAST PRESIDENT:  Michael Murphy
PROGRAM DIRECTOR:  Pam Isfeld,  Michael Murphy, Madona Skaff, Elizabeth Hosang
COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR:  David Koren
SECRETARY/MEMBERSHIP DIRECTOR/TREASURER & FINANCE:  Elizabeth Hosang

David Tremain to speak at September 13, 2017 meeting

 

CCW ELECTIONS: 2017-2018

The elections for the CCW executive (2017-2018) were held in May.  I am pleased to announce the 2017-2018 executive:

PRESIDENT:  Patricia Filteau

VICE PRESIDENT:  Elizabeth Hosang

PAST PRESIDENT:  Michael Murphy

PROGRAM DIRECTOR: Mary Fernando & Pam Isfeld

COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR:  Jeff Ross

SECRETARY/MEMBERSHIP DIRECTOR/TREASURER & FINANCE:  Elizabeth Hosang

Thanks to the members of the 2016-2017 executive:

PRESIDENT:  Michael Murphy

VICE PRESIDENT:  Patricia Filteau

PAST PRESIDENT:  Katherine Hobbs

PROGRAM DIRECTOR:  Joe Italiano & Mary Fernando

COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR:  Jeff Ross & Patti Murphy

SECRETARY/MEMBERSHIP DIRECTOR/TREASURER & FINANCE: Elizabeth Hosang

 

June 21 PUB NIGHT: COME HEAR THE WINNING SHORT STORIES & FÊTE OUTGOING PRESIDENT MICHAEL MURPHY

CCW will convene for dinner, readings by the winners of the Audrey Jessup Short Story contest 2017 at the Barley Mow on Bank Street (1060 Bank St), https://barleymow.com/locations/ottawa-bank-street-pub/ on Wednesday June 21.  The event begins at 7 p.m.

IF YOU WISH TO ATTEND, PLEASE EMAIL filteaupat@gmail.com, BY MONDAY JUNE 19 AT 5 P.M.  PLEASE INCLUDE THE NUMBER IN YOUR PARTY.  RELATIVES AND FRIENDS WELCOME.

June 16 AUDREY JESSUP SHORT STORY CONTEST 2017

Capital Crime Writers (CCW) will announce the winners of the Audrey Jessup Short Short Contest 2017 at the Louise Penny night for her latest novel, A Great Reckoning, in the Inspector Gamache series 
June 16 7:00 pm Southminster Church, 15 Aylmer. The shortlist is Pam Isfeld for What she knew, Wynn Quon for Anything but Retail and Theresa Ann Wallace for Scar Tissue.
The stellar team of judges who adjudicated, critiqued and made the selection will be in attendance and selling their latest novel in collaboration with Perfect Books.
They are: Brenda Chapman, Madona Skaff-Koren and Melissa Yuan-Innes (Yi).
Tickets may be purchased by Credit Card ON-LINE
 http://www.writersfestival.org/events/spring-2017/a-great-reckoning-with-louise-penny from Books on Beechwood (Cash Only, 35 Beechwood Ave.), Perfect Books (Cash Only, 258 Elgin St.) and Octopus Books (Cash Only, 116 Third Ave. location ONLY). Get your tickets soon.
This event will sell out.
The Louise Penny event is part of the Ottawa International Writers Festival and Scène Canada Scene.

June 10 Prose in the Park 2017

Prose in the Park 2017 takes place on Saturday June 10th in the Parkdale park. CCW members will be interested in the Emerging Crime panel which is moderated by Melissa Yuan-Innes (Yi) CCW member and author of the Hope Sze series.  She will be joined by authors and CCW members Jim Napier who just launched his debit novel and Patricia Filteau author of the Kate Roarty P.I. series.  They will be joined by Crime writers Catherine Astolpho and Michael Blair. Come and discover the wide variety of local authors.  Please go towww.proseinthepark.com for directions, program and information. The festival runs 1100-1800. The Emerging Crime Panel begins at 1600. All Crime writers can be found at Tent 7 where Mike Martin, author of the Sgt Windflower series will also join this gang in crime writing. All participating authors in the Emerging Crime panel and Tent 7 have just released new novels.