events

Coastal Dunes (Hybrid): Not Just Another Book About War

Nipomo Library 918 West Tefft Street,, Nipomo, CA

Our next meeting is Saturday, November 5, 2022, in person at the Nipomo Library and via Zoom, from 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM.  Speakers: Annette Langlois Grunseth Annette Langlois Grunseth, […]

Napa (In-Person): Ten Cookbooks that Changed How America Eats

Napa Valley Unitarian Universalists 1625 Salvador Ave, Napa, CA

Napa Valley Writers meets  second Wednesday of the month 7 – 9 p.m. $5 Fee for members, $7 for non-members. Students with ID – free. “Ten Cookbooks that Changed How […]

Mt. Diablo (In-Person): Three of Our Own & Holiday Book Sale

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

Three of Our Own and Holiday Book Sale Saturday November 12, 2022 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Holiday Book Sale The event is happening a month early! Published Members are […]

Long Beach (Hybrid): Your Mission Statement

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

Veronica Rossi “Your Mission Statement" Veronia Rossi is a Brazilian-American novelist known for her debut New York Times-bestselling book trilogy Under the Never Sky. In this post-pandemic time,  we are testing hybrid […]

South Bay (Zoom): Crash Course on Writing a Mystery

Nov 14 at 7PM: “Crash Course on Writing a Mystery” with Hallie Ephron by Tatyana Grinenko | Oct 23, 2022 | Speaker, Writing Nothing hooks a reader like a masterfully […]

Central Coast (In-Person): Why We Need More LGBTQ+ Historical Fiction

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

Why We Need More LGBTQ+ Historical Fiction Shannon Pufahl grew up in rural Kansas and teaches at Stanford University, where she was a Stegner Fellow in Fiction. Before this, she […]

Redwood (Hybrid): At the Heart of Screenplay: Character / Conflict

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

Saturday, November 19, 2022 At the Heart of Screenplay: Character / Conflict Toney Merritt A comprehensive overview of the development practices of turning ideas into screenplays/scripts for film and/or video […]

Tri-Valley (In-Person): Muse Boards: A Visual Writing Aid for All Genres

Four Points by Sheraton 5115 Hopyard Rd, Pleasanton, CA

Jill Hedgecock, Author and Freelance Writer, November 19, 2022 August 29, 2022 Jill Hedgecock will present “Muse Boards: A Visual Writing Aid for All Genres” at the Tri-Valley Writers November […]

Mendocino (Zoom): Writing Flash Fiction

WRITING FLASH FICTION Elizabeth Stix Sunday, November 20, 3 p.m. Zoom According to novelist and short story writer Peter Orner, "The difference between a short story and a novel is […]

North State (Hybrid): Researching Local History

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

Nov. 21: David D. Bruhn, “Researching Local History.” 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. […]

Orange Co (In-Person): Open Mic 2-Minute Readings

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

CALIFORNIA WRITERS CLUB ORANGE COUNTY BRANCH is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit https://www.calwritersorangecounty.org Visit our new meeting location at: Anaheim Packing House 440 S. Anaheim Blvd Anaheim, CA 92805 Click here for visitor […]

Coastal Dunes (In-Person): Open Mic and Holiday Celebration

Nipomo Library 918 West Tefft Street,, Nipomo, CA

Our next meeting is Saturday, December 3rd, 2022, in person at the Nipomo Library and via Zoom, from 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM. This meeting is our annual Open Microphone […]