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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 […]

East Sierra (In-Person): Switching Gears to Find a New Groove

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

China Lake Native Talks About Switching Gears to Find a New Groove on Thursday, October 6 Author Iris Hattersley, one of the “Lucky 13,” will discuss “Switching Gears to Find […]

Redwood (special event): Sonoma County Writers Conference

Finley Communiy Center 2060 W. College Ave., Santa Rosa, CA

Welcome to the 2022 SONOMA COUNTY WRITERS CONFERENCE Hosted by Redwood Writers, Join your fellow writers along your path to publishing success at the 11th Redwood Writers conference. Explore all the many conference offerings to […]

High Desert (In-Person): Wisdom in Various Genres

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

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 8 AT 10 AM ​AT THE COMMUNITY CHURCH AT JESS RANCH PUBLISHED AUTHORS TO SHARE WISDOM ​ IN VARIOUS GENRES Roberta Smith and Michael Raff A panel of […]

San Joaquin (In-Person): Great Valley Stories Anthology Launch

The Promanade Shops 280 Lifestyle Road, Manteca

Oct. 8: Members will be hosting a panel, “Great Valley Stories Anthology Launch” at the Great Valley Bookfest, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at The Promanade Shops, 280 Lifestyle Road, […]

South Bay (Zoom): Revision, Transformation, and Success

October 10th 7PM : “Revision, Transformation, and Success,” with Jennifer Givhan Sep 28, 2022 | Event, Speaker, Writing Hollywood has portrayed Mozart as a creative freak who dashed off perfect first […]

Writers of Kern (In-Person): Do the Twist

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

15 October 2022 | Featured Speaker: Mike Apodaca | Do the Twist You’re Invited to Our Next Writing Workshop Pop in at one of our monthly meetings/workshops to see what […]

Sacramento (Hybrid): Crossing Genres

Arden-Dimick Library 891 Watt Ave, Sacramento, CA

Crossing Genres   Free Monthly Meeting Live and Zoom presentation (includes Q&A)  Saturday, October 15, 2022  10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Arden-Dimick Library 891 Watt Avenue Sacramento, CA – OR […]

SF Peninsula (In-Person): Editing & Self-Editing

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

Stuart Horwitz Editing & Self-Editing 10:00 am – Club business and mingle with fellow writers 11:00 am — Speaker Join us in person at the Redwood City Yacht Club, 441 […]