events

Orange Co. (In-Person): Author’s Journey Series

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

Kaira Rouda “Author’s Journey Series" Kaira Rouda has led one of those “seen everything” types of lives you might expect a USA Today best-selling author to have: newspaper reporter, columnist, […]

High Desert (In-Person): How I Became a Storyteller

Community Church at Jess Ranch 11537 Apple Valley Rd,, Apple Valley, CA

JOHN BEYER ​"HOW I BECAME A STORYTELLER" John R. Beyer is currently writing a weekly travel column (1500 words and photographs) for USA Today Network. In 2020, one of his […]

Coastal Dunes (Hybrid): Screenwriting

Nipomo Library 918 West Tefft Street,, Nipomo, CA

We have switched to an RSVP system for our Zoom meetings. If you’re NOT currently a member of Coastal Dunes CWC, and you’d like to attend our next meeting via […]

Mt. Diablo (In-Person): Rewrite! A Jounalist Turns Author

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

CWC Mt. Diablo Presents Duffy Jennings: Rewrite! A Jounalist Turns Author September 10 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm PDT Add to calendar *In Person at Zio Fraedo’s Restaurant. *This […]

Long Beach (Hybrid): What’s the Point? Story, Subtext and Plot.

Ruth Bach Neighborhood Library 4055 N. Bellflower Blvd., Long Beach, CA

"What's the Point? Story, Subtext and Plot." GAYLE CARLINE is the award-winning author of the Peri Minneopa Mystery series, as well as a weekly columnist for the Placentia News-Times. When […]

Napa (In-Person): How to Get Over Yourself and Write

Napa Valley Unitarian Universalists 1625 Salvador Ave, Napa, CA

How to Get Over Yourself and Write Barry Martin On September 14, we feature Barry Martin, Managing Director of Lucky Penny Productions and “Wine Country Live” Producer and Co-Host on […]

Writers of Kern (In-Person): Carla Marting

Hodel’s Country Dining 5917 Knudsen Drive, Bakersfield, CA

17 September 2022 | Featured Speaker: Carla Marting | A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words When: The 3rd Saturday of the month, 9:15-11:15 am. Join us 30 minutes early […]

Sacramento (Hybrid): I Write To Introduce You To The World

Arden-Dimick Library 891 Watt Ave, Sacramento, CA

I Write To Introduce You To The World Free Monthly Meeting Live and Zoom presentation (includes Q&A)  Saturday, September 17, 2022  10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Arden-Dimick Library 891 Watt […]

Tri-Valley (In-Person): The Fourth Column

Four Points by Sheraton 5115 Hopyard Rd, Pleasanton, CA

Kevin Fisher-Paulson, Author and SF Chronicle Columnist, September 17, 2022 Kevin Fisher-Paulson will present “The Fourth Column” at the Tri-Valley Writers Saturday, September 17, 2022 meeting. Every writer has one column in […]

Berkeley (Zoom): Breaking the Book

“Breaking the Book” with Michael Lucker on September 18th, 2022 Wanna turn your book into a movie? Now you can! But adaptation is a craft unto itself. Step one is: Breaking […]

North State (Hybrid): Point of View/Deep POV

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

Erin Lindsay McCabe, “Point of View/Deep POV.” Meetings begin at 6:00 p.m., are hybrid events, and are free to all. In-person at Chico Veterans Hall, 554 Rio Linda Ave., Chico. To […]

Central Coast (In-Person): All My Thoughts Are Second Thoughts

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

September 20, 2022 Karen Joy Fowler All My Thoughts Are Second Thoughts Karen Joy Fowler is the author of seven novels, including Sarah Canary, which won the Commonwealth medal for best first […]

Inland Empire (In-Person): Life After Sending a Submission

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

Saturday, September 24, 2022 Life After Sending a Submission … This year, a handful of Inland Empire members sent manuscripts to The Literary Review, our state-wide club magazine. They waited […]

Marin (Zoom): Book Mapping

Topic: Book Mapping – Be Your Own Developmental Editor A book map is a “big picture” overview of a book, broken down chapter by chapter and scene by scene, usually […]

Orange Co (In-Person): How To Quit Your Day Job

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

Next Meeting October 01, 2022 9:00am - 9:30am Networking 9:30am - 11:00am Guest Speaker Speaker Anne Cleeland (Mystery Author) Topic “How To Quit Your Day Job" Learn step-by-step advice on […]