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East Sierra (In-Person): The Birth of a Book

Ridgecrest Presbyterian Church 633 W. Las Flores, Ridgecrest, CA

RIDGE WRITERS PRESENT THE BIRTH OF A BOOK – MAY 5 Author Danny Nielsen and publisher/editor Jennifer Crittenden will discuss the origin and process of their collaboration to bring Straight […]

South Bay (Zoom): You Can Be a Winning Writer

You Can Be a Winning Writer with Joan Gelfand Craft, Commitment. Community. Confidence. Winning writers draw upon all four. Praised as “the clearest roadmap to success,” the four Cs system […]

Napa (In-Person): Integrating Nature into your Writing

Napa Valley Unitarian Universalists 1625 Salvador Ave, Napa, CA

Integrating Nature into your Writing $5 Fee for members, $7 for non-members. Students with ID – free. Napa Valley Writers will host David George, a UC-certified Master Gardener, published writer, […]

High Desert (Hybrid): Readings from our Members

Jess Ranch Community Church 11537 Apple Valley Road, Apple Valley, CA

SATURDAY MAY 14, 2022 AT 10 AM ​JESS RANCH COMMUNITY CHURCH IN PERSON MEETING  OPEN MIC READINGS SCHEDULED FOR MAY MEETING Jim Grayson, Ann Miner, Aileen Rochester, Roberta Smith, Jenny […]

Mt. Diablo (Hybrid): The Power of Writing with Abandon

Zio Fraedo's Restaurant 611 Gregory Ln, Pleasant Hill, CA

CWC Mt. Diablo Presents The Power of Writing with Abandon featuring Grant Faulkner (via Zoom) SCROLL DOWN TO REGISTER Grant Faulkner is the Executive Director of National Novel Writing Month […]

Long Beach (Zoom): Evoking Emotion Through Character

"Evoking Emotion Through Character" with Jordan Rosenfeld This gathering on Zoom is for members and their guests Jordan Rosenfeld is author of the novels Women in Red and Forged in Grace and […]

Mendocino (Zoom): It’s Smatch-Up Time Again

It's Smatch-Up Time Again Join us for our popular annual event that stretches your writing imagination. One author starts a piece, another finishes it. Click here for rules and registration […]

Central Coast (In Person): Evoke Emotion in Every Scene

Pacific Grove's Juice n' Java 599 Lighthouse Avenue, Pacific Grove, CA

May 17, 2022 Jordan Rosenfeld Evoke Emotion in Every Scene From fast-paced thrillers to contemplative literary novels and everything in between, readers need to connect with your characters to create […]

SF Peninsula (Hybrid): Showcasing Our Authors

Redwood City Yacht Club 441 Seaport Ct., Redwood City, CA

May Meeting Live & Online Saturday, May 21st, 10 am – 12 pm Registration for this meeting is required (click Register button below). Register below to join us online or in person at […]

Marin (Zoom): Writing the Intimate Character

Writing the Intimate Character What makes those books you can’t put down until your eyelids are sandy and your brain is buzzing, compelling? Unforgettable, unique characters who are real, flawed, […]

Inland Empire (Hybrid): Writing Incredible Dialogue

Ovitt Family Community Library 215 E. C Street, Ontario, CA

Writing Incredible Dialogue By Jenny Margotta Writing dialogue can be so much fun—and so much work. When it’s done correctly, it individualizes your characters and adds a delightful layer to […]