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Ellen Klages on Building a Story and the Ellen Klages and the Young Writers Contest Winners

May is always a “banner” program because we celebrate our young writers and enjoy, together, a program on writing.  Ellen Klages will talk on “Building a Story from the Ground Up” and we will enjoy watching our young writers receive … Continue reading

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April program for our Mt. Diablo Members

After a fabulous March workshop on character, we are gearing up for our next program with speaker Jordan Rosenfeld.  To be held on April 12, Jordan will share her expertise on plot. For details, click on our Next Program and … Continue reading

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South Bay Writers March Event

We all know how great Martha Engber is as a presenter and workshop leader.  South Bay Writers’ Spring Workshop on March 30 (Sunday) will feature Martha on the subject: “Grow Your Great Character and Plot! A Workshop for Writers of Fiction and Nonfiction.” … Continue reading

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Tri-Valley Writers and San Ramon Public Library Team Up

The Tri Valley CWC branch and the San Ramon Library will host an evening on Thursday, March 27, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Program:  Writing in the Genres Featuring our own Marlene Dotterer on sci fi/fantasy, along with Victoria Emmons on … Continue reading

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The Art of Suspense

From:  South Bay Writers California Writers Club-South Bay Branch April 14, 2014 Author Margaret Lucke THE ART OF SUSPENSE: HOW TO KEEP YOUR READERS TURNING THE PAGES Every great story is a suspense story, no matter its genre. Your … Continue reading

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Short Story contest–CWC SF/Peninsula Branch

Call for Entries includes Non-Members Fault Zone: Diverge, the fifth in the anthology series edited by the SF/Peninsula Branch of California Writers, will be published by Sand Hill Review Press in 2014. Non-members of SF/Peninsula Writers are eligible to participate … Continue reading

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It’s time for the Young Writers Contest

Yes, the moment is here.  Click on “Young Writers” to reach our contest page where you’ll find information about the upcoming workshop for young writers on Feb. 1 (plus poetry prompts) a flyer about the contest to post or to … Continue reading

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David George becomes CWC President

Our branch is proud to announce that David George became President of the entire CWC, taking over the “gavel” from Bob Garfinkle.  David has a long history of volunteering both in our branch and in the CWC at large.  He … Continue reading

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Revised Member Web Pages

Over the fall, as promised, I revamped the member web pages, essentially consolidating information for each author into one composite entry.  I have based this revamp on a combination of existing entries and amazon listings (when available).  We now have … Continue reading

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Web site update coming — member accomplishments consolidated

The Board has decided to improve how we highlight member accomplishments by consolidating them into a single unit by the end of 2012.   Names will be listed in alphabetic order by last name and listings will include your most significant … Continue reading

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