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1998

  • 01/98 Jonnie Jacobs, mystery author
  • 02/98 Muriel James, nonfiction author
  • 03/98 Michael Larsen and Elizabeth Pomada, literary agents
  • 04/98 Molly Giles, short story author
  • 05/98 Ray Nelson, screenwriter
  • 06/98 Beverly Lauderdale, author
  • 09/98 Ruth Heller, children’s books, heller_event
  • 10/98 Thaisa Frank, Finding Your Writer’s Voice; a Guide to Creative Fiction, frank_event
  • 11/98 Marion Cunningham, cookbooks, cunningham_event, nov_1998_photos
  • 12/98 Brenda Hillman, poetry, hillman_event, dec_1998_photos

1997

  • 01/97 Joanne Pence, Gourmet Food And Murder
  • 02/97 Joanna H. Kraus, Playwriting, From Page to Stage!
  • 03/97 Carol Fowler, How to Write About Peripatetics
  • 04/97
  • 05/97 Alfred J. Garrotto & Shyrle Hacker, Summer Sendoff
  • 06/97
  • 09/97 Karen Cushman, author
  • 10/97 Marjorie Wallace, copyrights
  • 11/97 Joan Morris, Contra Costa Times, columnist
  • 12/97 Persia Woolley, Historical Fiction

1996

  • 01/96 Peg Jordan, Script Writing/Jumpin’ Productions
  • 02/96 Brenda Love, Encylopedia Of Unusual Sex Practice
  • 03/96 Roger Schuester, What The IRS Wants You To Know
  • 04/96 Jon Carroll, San Francisco Chronicle writer
  • 05/96 Eric Maisel, Ph.D.
  • 06/96 Jane Trittipo, The Marvelous Microwave: Good Food in Practically No Time
  • 09/96 Sally Patterson Tubach, The Experimental Novel
  • 10/96 Sarah Wilson, children’s author
  • 11/96 Ella Leffland, Rumors Of Peace
  • 12/96 Jane Trittipo, How to Win at the Self Publishing Game

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1995

  • 01/95 Shirley Strevensky
  • 02/95 Cynthia Bass, Sherman’s March
  • 03/95 Jane Bonander
  • 04/95 Louise Murphy, The Sea Within
  • 05/95 Panel: Ted Fuller/Denella Kimura/Ginger Wadsorth
  • 06/95 Diane Stevens, Liza’s Blue Moon
  • 09/95 Roger Rapaport, Berkeley publisher
  • 10/95 Ella Ellis
  • 11/95
  • 12/95

1994

  • 01/94 Patricia Evans, The Verbally Abusive Relationship
  • 02/94 Lyn Stegner
  • 03/94 Susan Holtzer
  • 04/94 Ginger Wadsworth, children’s nonfiction
  • 05/94 Diane Weddington, How To Bat 1000 With Your Book Proposal
  • 06/94 Eric Maisel, Ph.D., Sharing Your Work Speaking
  • 09/94 Shyrle Hacker
  • 10/94 Richard Silberg, poet, editor of Poetry Flash
  • 11/94 Gunther Boccius
  • 12/94 Penny Warner

1993

  • 01/93 Eric Maisel, Surviving As A Writer
  • 02/93 Joe Gore, screen writer, novelist
  • 03/93 Linda Grant, Writing Your First Novel
  • 04/93 Marc Weidenbaum, Pulse!
  • 05/93 Marc Weidenbaum, Relationship Between Editors And Freelancers
  • 06/93 Ida Rae Egli, No Rooms Of Their Own: Women Writers of Early California
  • 09/93 Andrea Brown, agent
  • 10/93 Michael Litchfield, It’s A Conspiracy
  • 11/93 Jim Scala
  • 12/93 Richard F. Carter, The Golden Years Are A Crock

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1992

  • 01/92 Deborah Lee Rose, How To Write Children’s Books
  • 02/92 Alan Rinzler, Editor; Friend Or Foe?
  • 03/92 Sister Carol Anne O’Marie, Murder After Mass
  • 04/92
  • 05/92 Laurie Harper, The Outlook For Publishing
  • 06/92 Dave Newhouse, syndicated columnist, The Jim Plunket and Heismann After-Story
  • 09/92 Bud Gardner, Turning Your Dreams Into Sale
  • 10/92 Networking exchange with members “Old” and “New”
  • 11/92 Candice Fuhrman, literary agent
  • 12/92

1991

  • 01/91 David O’Rourke, Writing The Way You Talk
  • 02/91 Dorothy Stroup, Writing, Publishing And Surviving Your First Novel
  • 03/91 M. Larsen/E. Pomada, The 100% Solution To Becoming A Best Selling Author
  • 04/9 Ila Berry, On Poetry
  • 05/91 Sue Olson, Ghost Writing Can Be Scary
  • 06/91 Ginger Wadsworth, Writing Biographies
  • 09/91 Jon Herren, Breaking Into A Small Press Market
  • 10/91 Sue Bender, Following The Path To Your Heart
  • 11/91 Patricia J. Hall, What A Small Press Can Offer You
  • 12/91 CWC panel

1990

  • 01/90 Sam Metnick, How To Be Published
  • 02/90 Linda-Mane Singer, How To Interview Celebrities
  • 03/90 Maggie Switzer, George Emanuel and Danard Emanuelson, Self-Publishing
  • 04/90 Nancy Cherich, Cliffhanger Press
  • 05/90
  • 06/90 Ted Fuller, Self-Publishing
  • 09/90 Alan Rinzler, What Editors Want
  • 10/90 James Frey, How To Write A Damn Good Novel
  • 11/90 Dr. Arlan Cohn, How To Kill As Few Patients As Possible
  • 12/90 CWC panel, A Writing Panorama

1989

  • 09/89 Janet Fullwood, Sacramento Bee travel editor
  • 10/89 Robert McDowell, Quiet Money
  • 11/89 Myna Courtney, Travel Writing

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