David Congalton comes in November

David CongaltonChasing a Creative Dream is the subject of November’s branch program.  For details, please see our Next Program and Current Events page.  Reservations are due by Nov. 11 at noon and we look forward to seeing you on Sat. Nov. 14.

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Amanda McTigue returns

AmandaMcTigue8x10Back by popular demand, Amanda McTigue returns to CWC Mt. Diablo to offer us a breakfast workshop on “emotion.”  Check out the details on our “Next program and events” page.

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Writing with Abandon

grant_faulknerGood writing requires courage

Grant Faulkner practices what he preaches.  Come and hear this author and founder of NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) on Sat., Sept. 12 at Zio Fraedo’s.  Details on our Next Program and Events page.  It’s a great start to our CWC Mt. Diablo branch season.  Please note that we’ve had to raise our rates:  $25 for members ($27 by paypal) and $30 for non-members ($32 by paypal).

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Joshua Mohr in June for our final meeting of the season

joshuamohrJoshua Mohr will be our final speaker of this season on June 13.  He has coined the word “Plarachterization” and will speak about the creation of character, how that character drives plot, and how the two intersection.  Join us in June.  Click “Next Program” to learn more and register.

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Young Writer Winners to be Honored at our May 9, 2015 meeting

Winners of the Young Writers Contest are now chosen.  Click on our Young Writers page and join us on May 9 to honor them and hear Marisa Moss speak on how to be a successful writer.

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Our annual celebration of young writers–Taking the Plunge: An Insider’s Tips for Writers

mossWinners of our Young Writers contest will be honored on May 9 at our annual even for the aspiring writers of tomorrow.  Come and join us, read our winners’ poems, and give our your writers the memory of a lifetime.  In addition, Marissa Moss, children’s and young adult author and founder of Creston Books, will speak on what it takes to be a successful writer in her presentation Taking the Plunge:
An Insider’s Tips for Writers.  Details can be found on our Next Program page.

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The Prolific Eric Elfman Joins Us Next Month

eric_elfmanEric Elfman, award-winning multi-book author, screenwriter, coach, and all-round busy writer, will join us on April 11 to present “How to Hook Them from the First Page.”  This is a not-to-be-missed program.  See details and sign up on our Next Program page.

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