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Writers of Kern (Hybrid): Feed Your Passion and Your Pocketbook

February 19, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am


Regardless of whether you’re self, traditionally or yet to be published, here’s a step-by-step guide to a successful and sustainable career in the publishing industry. With her experience at Writer’s Digest, Storymakers and as a Pitch Perfect Conference Coordinator, Clarissa pulls back the curtain on the industry while sprinkling in her personal hits and misses as an award-winning author.

Clarissa Kae is a preeminent voice whose professional career began as a freelance editor in 2007. She’s the former president of her local California Writers Club after spending several years as the Critique Director. A stint at Writer’s Digest and a Pitch Perfect Conference Coordinator, Clarissa had dedicated countless hours to mentoring fellow authors. Since her first novel, she’s explored different writing genres and created a loyal group of fans who eagerly await her

upcoming release. With numerous awards to her name, Clarissa continues to honor the role of storyteller. Aside from the writing community, she and her daughters founded Kind Girls Make Strong Women to help undervalued nonprofit organizations—from reuniting children with families to giving Junior Olympic athletes their shot at success. Clarissa lives in the agricultural belly of California with her family of horses, chickens, dogs and kittens a plenty. A graduate of Animal and Veterinary science, Clarissa helms Annie’s Aussies, a kennel providing companion, emotional and medical service dogs. She and her daughters also rescue horses, aiding All Seated In A Barn to help 200+ horses.

Purchase your in-person ticket here. $15 members and $18 nonmembers Purchase your Zoom ticket here. $5 online

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  • When: The 3rd Saturday of the month, 9:15-11:15 am. Join us 30 minutes early for breakfast and writer’s fellowship, January, February, April and June-November.
  • Where: Hodel’s Country Dining, 5917 Knudsen Drive, Bakersfield, CA 93308.
  • Fee: $10 for members, $15 for guests. Both include buffet breakfast. Pay at the door or skip the line and pay online.
  • Who: It’s a new speaker with new insights at every meeting. Check out our next speaker & workshop topic right here.


February 19, 2022
9:00 am - 11:30 am
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Hodel’s Country Dining
5917 Knudsen Drive
Bakersfield, CA 93308 United States
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