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Sisters in Crime presents: A Firearms Briefing

Do you have questions about how to depict firearms realistically in your stories? Come to this safe* hands-on show-and-tell with expert Jim Guigli. Bring all your firearms questions and a treat to share. The event includes a potluck lunch and door prizes!

*The demonstration will not use real guns or live ammunition, plastic replicas and simulators used by law enforcement will be used.

Free to all. No reservations required but do bring something a dish.


After growing up in the Chicago area, Jim Guigli moved to California to study the Russian language at Monterey in the Army, earned a BFA from the San Francisco Art Institute (Photography 1970), and an MA from Humboldt State (Art/Photography 1973). For more about his background in firearms see:

Sisters In Crime logoFounded in 1992, the Northern California Chapter of Sisters in Crime is a friendly group of women and men who share a common passion for mysteries. Their motto is “Quaking in Our Books” and we do our utmost with events, talks by experts, chapter newsletters and networking to promote the work of our members, educate and generally have a good time. Anyone who enjoys mysteries and supports the goals of Sisters in Crime is most welcome. Women and men are welcome to join. Find out more at:


Members & Public Free
4th Floor Meeting Room
Taryn Edwards - 415-393-0103

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