Left Coast Writers

Left Coast Writers® Literary Salon Presents Claudia Sternbach

Tuesday, September 4, 2012 - 7:00pm

Left Coast Writers® Literary Salon at Book Passage in Corte Madera

Claudia Sternbach, Editor in Chief of Memoir Journal

Book Passage hosts the monthly meetings of Left Coast Writers® at our Corte Madera store. This Literary Salon is led by author/teacherLinda Watanabe McFerrin. The monthly meetings provide an evening of literary connections, support, counsel, provocative readings, writing tips, literary chat, unabashed networking, and great fun. Each meeting also features a presentation by one of several Bay Area literary figures. The fee includes membership in Left Coast Writers®, a group of new and experienced writers. LCW has its own lively newsletter and website atwww.leftcoastwriters.com/.

51 Tamal Vista Blvd
94925 Corte Madera
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CWC Presents Writing Groups: Lessons from the North 24th Writers

Sunday, October 28, 2012 - 1:00pm

Please join four celebrated authors who are members of a longstanding local writers group, North 24th Writers. Allison Hoover Bartlett is the author of The Man Who Loved Books Too Much ($15.00). Katharine Ellison is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and the author, most recently, of Buzz: A Year of Paying Attention ($24.99) as well as three other books, Susan Freinkel is the author of Plastic: A Toxic Love Story ($27.00) and American Chestnut: The Life, Death, and Rebirth of a Perfect Tree ($22.95) and Julia Flynn Siler is the author of the bestsellers, The House of Mondavi ($16.00) and Lost Kindom: Hawaii's Last Queen, the Sugar Kings, and America's First Imperial Adventure ($30.00).

North 24th Writers is a group of ten Bay Area women who have been meeting twice a month for over a decade. Collectively, the group has published ten nonfiction books as well as hundreds of articles and essays in major magazines, newspapers, literary journals and online publications.They'll discuss 1) how to form a writing group, 2) formats that work (and don't), 3) challenges, and 4) the surprising side-benefits of creating your own work group. For more information on North 24th Writers, please visit: http://north24thwriters.com/.

 

 

51 Tamal Vista Blvd
94925 Corte Madera
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CWC Presents Susan Sachs Lipman - From Blog to Book

Sunday, November 18, 2012 - 2:00pm

"From Blog To Book"
How do you create and write a blog that will capture the attention of book agents and publishers? Susan Sachs Lipman takes you through the steps, from concept and proposal through published book.

Susan Sachs Lipman is the author of Fed Up with Frenzy: Slow Parenting in a Fast-Moving World, which grew out of her award-winning blog, Slow Family Online. She writes for the Christian Science Monitor's Modern Parenthood blog, and is the Social Media Director for the international Children & Nature Network.

The Marin branch of the California Writers Club meets monthly at Book Passage, except July, August and December, on the 4th Sunday of the month, unless a holiday. 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Meeting may feature a guest speaker, a workshop or a panel discussion along with networking, encouragement and writing news. All are welcome. www.cwcmarinwriters.com.

 

Fed Up with Frenzy: Slow Parenting in a Fast-Moving World Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781402265259
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Sourcebooks - August 1st, 2012

Slow Down. Reconnect.
It's Easier than You Think.


51 Tamal Vista Blvd
94925 Corte Madera
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CWC Presents Brooke Warner - Book Shepherding

Sunday, September 23, 2012 - 2:00pm

Brooke Warner is founder of Warner Coaching Inc., publisher of She Writes Press, and author of What's Your Book? A Step-by-Step Guide to Get You from Inspiration to Published Author. In her thirteen years in the publishing industry, Brooke shepherded over 500 books through the publication process. Her expertise is in traditional and new publishing, and she is an equal advocate for big presses, small presses, and self-publishing.

Brooke will share her knowledge and vast experience on how writers can more efficiently organize their time to write. She will speak to the importance of building a solid outline for participant's writing projects. With a solid outline,  she will guide participants to create and rely on structure as a foundation for improved writing.

The Marin branch of the California Writers Club meets monthly at Book Passage, except July, August and December, on the 4th Sunday of the month, unless a holiday. 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Meeting may feature a guest speaker, a workshop or a panel discussion along with networking, encouragement and writing news. All are welcome. www.cwcmarinwriters.com.

51 Tamal Vista Blvd
94925 Corte Madera
us

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