Roy Mash Coming in February

Join us on Saturday February 13 as we welcome Roy Mash who will be speaking about:

Word Selection: Building a Strong Story Foundation

Roy Mash’s poems have appeared in journals such as AGNI, Atlanta Review, Barrow Street, Nimrod, and River Styx. He is the recipient of the Atlanta Review International Publication Award.Click “Next Program and Events Calendar” for details.

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January 9 speaker

tamara_monosoffJoin us for our first event of 2016:  Tamara Monosoff on

Five Simple Strategies to Boost Your Income Now!

Tamara is a leading entrepreneur, major author, and significant businesswoman. Participants will leave the event with clear action steps to generate more income as an author.  Click “Next Program and Events Calendar” for details.

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 lynn_goodwinJoin us on December 12, 2015 for our annual event:  Three of our Own.

Lynn Goodwin, Al Garrotto, and Ann Steiner will speak on “The Path to Publication”:  Promal_garrottopts, Perfection, and Platform.

A seated lunch will round out the festivities.  See our “Next Program” page for details.ann_steiner

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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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