Category Archives: Programs

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 … Continue reading

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January 9 speaker

Join 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 … 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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David Congalton comes in November

Chasing 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

Back 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

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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