San Joaquin (Zoom): What are Micro-Settings?

            Gini Grossenbacher, author of the recently released Madam in Lace will speak on MICRO-SETTINGS. She will show how to develop and use on-site micro-settings as springboards […]

Long Beach (Zoom): On Setting in Fiction

Sheree L. Greer "On Setting in Fiction" This gathering on Zoom is for members* and their guests "Sheree L. Greer is a writer, artist, teacher, and publisher. In 2014, she founded […]

SF Peninsula (Hybrid): Writing Fiction with a Partner

Writing Fiction with a Partner Tracy Dobmeier and Wendy Katzman have been great friends for nearly 25 years. Their debut novel, Girls with Bright Futures, is a dark, suspenseful journey […]

Inland Empire (Hybrid): You Can Be A Winning Writer

Arlington Branch of the Riverside Public Library 9556 Magnolia Avenue, Riverside, CA

You Can Be A Winning Writer By Joan Gelfand Are you mystified by how writers become successful authors? Becoming a writer involves so much more than words on a page. […]

Berkeley (Zoom): Local Author Showcase

Local Author Showcase at our Annual New Book Celebration On Saturday, June 18th, the Berkeley Branch of the California Writers Club will honor its members who have published a new […]

Mendocino (Zoom): Smatch-Up Extravaganza 

Annual Smatch-Up Extravaganza                       June 19th Meeting at 3:00 p.m. Zoom This much-loved event returns under the theme of "One Monday in October." One author writes a poem or story that […]

North State (Hybrid): If You Write, You Need an Editor

Chico Veteran's Hall 54 Rio Lindo Ave., Chico, CA

If you write, you need an editor--especially if you plan to publish! North State Writers is a branch of the ​California Writers Club. Founded in 1909 the CWC is one of the nation’s oldest […]

Fremont (Zoom): How and When to Write Your Memoir

Evelyn LaTorre has written two memoirs and is now working on a third. It might surprise you how beneficial thinking and writing about your life can be. That simple creative […]

Orange County (In-Person): Writing Cozy Mysteries for Modern Readers

Anaheim Packing House 440 S. Anaheim Blvd, Anaheim, CA

Speaker Jennifer J. Chow Topic "Writing Cozy Mysteries for Modern Readers" Learn about what it takes to successfully reach today’s audience and stand out in a marketplace crowded with cozy […]

Long Beach (Hybrid): Crossing Genre Lines

"Crossing Genre Lines" with Five-time Bram Stoker Award Winner, Jonathan Maberry Jonathan Maberry is a suspense author, anthology editor, comic book writer, magazine feature writer, playwright, content creator and writing […]