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Writing with Abandon

Good 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 … 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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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

Winners 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. … Continue reading

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February meeting – we get better and better!

After an informative and interesting talk by Jim Azevedo of Smashwords in January, we are re-focusing on craft for our February 14 program.  Susan C. Shea will speak on Writing What We Know: What Does That Mean?  Drawing on her experiences as a … Continue reading

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January 10 program – best practices for self-publishing

Jim Azevedo, Marketing Director of Smashwords, will reveal the best practices of the most commercially successful self-published Ebook authors at the next meeting of the Mt. Diablo Branch of the California Writers Club (CWC) on Saturday, January 10, 2015, at … Continue reading

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Our special December program

Each December, we feature “three of our own” wonderful and talented members.  This year, on Dec. 13, Andrew Benzie, Dina Colman, and Melanie Denman will share top tips on publishing.  All three have chosen multiple publishing paths.  Should be a … Continue reading

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