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The Prolific Eric Elfman Joins Us Next Month

Eric 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 … Continue reading

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Storytellers Expo

Northern California Writers presents Storytellers Expo, March 20-22, 2015, at Santa Rosa Junior College.  This conference is geared toward authors & screenwriters.  Presenters include the President of BookBaby, the CEO of Smashwords, the founder of redBrick Agency, and authors and screenwriters.  Details … Continue reading

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March workshop

Our popular workshop series is back on March 14.  Jordan Rosenfeld will offer a craft workshop on “Writing the Page-Turner: Keep Your Readers Up Past Their Bedtime.”   She will cover plot/narrative, tension, sensory imagery, characters, and point of view.  This jam-packed … Continue reading

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South Bay Writers March Event

We all know how great Martha Engber is as a presenter and workshop leader.  South Bay Writers’ Spring Workshop on March 30 (Sunday) will feature Martha on the subject: “Grow Your Great Character and Plot! A Workshop for Writers of Fiction and Nonfiction.” … Continue reading

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Tri-Valley Writers and San Ramon Public Library Team Up

The Tri Valley CWC branch and the San Ramon Library will host an evening on Thursday, March 27, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Program:  Writing in the Genres Featuring our own Marlene Dotterer on sci fi/fantasy, along with Victoria Emmons on … Continue reading

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The Art of Suspense

From:  South Bay Writers California Writers Club-South Bay Branch April 14, 2014 Author Margaret Lucke THE ART OF SUSPENSE: HOW TO KEEP YOUR READERS TURNING THE PAGES Every great story is a suspense story, no matter its genre. Your … Continue reading

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Revised Member Web Pages

Over the fall, as promised, I revamped the member web pages, essentially consolidating information for each author into one composite entry.  I have based this revamp on a combination of existing entries and amazon listings (when available).  We now have … Continue reading

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