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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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LeeAnne Krusemark Speaking in June

Join author and national speaker LeeAnn Krausemark on June 11 as she speaks about writing irresistible cover letters. Learn what to include and what to leave out, how to establish credibility in your query and how to make sure your query doesn’t … Continue reading

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Heather Mackey and the Young Writer’s Contest Award Ceremony Coming in May

Join us in May for our annual Young Writer’s Contest award ceremony! In addition, author Heather Mackey will talk about how to turn stories into ideas. Topics will include story hunting, building a story, and why storytelling matters. Please see the “Next Program and … Continue reading

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Tamim Ansary Coming in April

Join author Tamim Ansary as he talks about why we write on April 9. He will discuss why writing is so hard, why we do it anyway, what to do when the piece refuses to be written and much more. Please see the “Next Program and … Continue reading

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C.S. Lakin Leading Workshop in March

Join author C.S. Lakin as she leads a workshop on the fatal flaws of fiction writing on March 12. She will discuss the use of correct words, sentence construction, description deficiencies and much more. Please see the “Next Program and Events Calendar” … Continue reading

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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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