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Dating Your Character with Marilyn R. Atlas in October

Join the CWC Mount Diablo Branch for our breakfast workshop in October with Marilyn Atlas as she discusses “Dating Your Character”: What makes a character 3-dimensional Deepening your character’s arc Working out of a character’s private, inner conflict – Want vs. … Continue reading

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Join us for Anita Amirrezvani in September

Anita Amirrezvani will help us create meaningful and unique writing: Mine the existential truth of your everyday life Draw on the richness of your cultural heritage Use simple research techniques to deepen your work Participate in a 10-minute writing exercise and … Continue reading

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 Join 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”:  Prompts, Perfection, and Platform. A seated lunch will round out the festivities.  See our “Next … Continue reading

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Joshua Mohr in June for our final meeting of the season

Joshua 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. … Continue reading

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Another youth contest

Our branch is not the only one that offers young writers a contest.  The Berkeley branch is sponsoring its 29th ANNUAL FIFTH GRADE STORY CONTEST for those fifth grade students in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties.  The deadline is March 30 and the … Continue reading

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