Saturday, December 14, 2013
Three of Our Own
Ann Damaschino, Lyn Roberts, & Elisabeth Tuck
“Why Editing is Essential to Writing”
by our Grown-up Editors!
What you will learn:
- Why writers need editors
- Different kinds of editing
- What writers can learn
- What editors do and don’t cover
Ann Damaschino is a former technical editor for Shell Oil and academic editor for the Acalanes school district and current publicity chair for the Mt. Diablo Branch.
Lyn Roberts gained versatile experience writing and editing for a local newspaper, a design firm, a documentary film company, a local college, and a forensic engineering firm. She now works primarily with fiction writers as an independent literary editor.
Elisabeth Tuck was raised by a grammar fanatic, read assiduously, and has edited informally all her life. She came to professional editing after years as a social worker then a computer programmer/project manager and more than a dozen years in writing classes.
- Sign-in: 11:15 a.m.
- Short general meeting, 12 noon followed by
- Seated lunch and presentations
- Zio Fraedo’s Restaurant, 611 Gregory Lane, Pleasant Hill, CA.
- Members: $20; Non-members: $25
- To attend, contact Robin Gigoux at ragig (at) aol (dot) com, or phone 925-933-9670 for reservations. Reservation deadline: Wed., Dec. 10, 2013.
Events Calendar for the rest of our season
Dec. 14: Board meeting, 10-11 am. All members invited. Monthly meeting: Three of Our Own and Member Book Sales.
Jan. 11: Workshop led by Marilyn Atlas, topic to be announced. Board meeting, 1:15-2:15 pm. All members invited.
Jan. tbd: Young Writers Workshop at local library.
Feb. 8: Board meeting, 10-11 am. All members invited. Monthly meeting: speaker Janice de Jesus, “Writing in Different Genres”
Feb. tbd: Young Writers Workshop at local library.
Mar. 8: Workshop, leader to be announced. Board meeting, 1:15-2:15 pm. All members invited.
Apr. 12: Board meeting, 10-11 am. All members invited. Monthly meeting: speaker Jordan Rosenfeld, “Making a Scene”
Apr. tbd: Deadline, Young Writers Contest entries.
May 10: Board meeting, 10-11 am. All members invited. Monthly meeting: celebrate the winners of the Young Writers Contest. Speaker: Ellen Klages
June 14: Board meeting, 10-11 am. All members invited. Monthly meeting: speaker Mary Mackey
July tbd: Annual board planning session; CWC Picnic at Joaquin Miller Park