Writing Salons

California Writers Club: Marianne Lonsdale - “Find Your Writing Community”

Sunday, June 28, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

4th Sunday/ monthly • 2:00-4:00 pm • Corte Madera • $5 for members; $10 for non-members

CWC is a great place to improve your craft, no matter what level you are at. Benefits include meeting local authors, agents, and publishers and creating critique groups with like-minded writers. Our meetings feature speakers,  workshops, and networking. www.cwcmarinwriters.com

51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

California Writers Club: Krissa Lagos, Jane Hardwidge, Tanya Egan Gibson & David Colin Carr - “Guidance from the Gang: A Panel of Editors”

Sunday, May 17, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

2:00-4:00 pm • Corte Madera • $5 for members; $10 for non-members

51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Left Coast Writers®: Elaine Miller Bond - The Utah Prairie Dog

Saturday, May 9, 2015 - 7:00pm

Intended for all curious readers, The Utah Prairie Dog provides an engaging, firsthand account of field research into the smallest type of prairie dog—the Utah prairie dog (Cynomys parvidens)—a "threatened" species on the federal endangered species list. Text by Dr.

By Theodore G. Manno, Elaine Miller Bond (Photographer), John Hoogland (Foreword by)
$24.95
ISBN: 9781607813668
Availability: Special Order
Published: University of Utah Press - October 15th, 2014

51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Left Coast Writers®: Marianne Lonsdale - Mama's Write: 29 Tales of Truth, Wit, and Grit

Monday, April 13, 2015 - 6:00pm

Writing in Community has become a buzz phrase, but what does it really mean? How does it help writers? And where do you go to get it? Writer Marianne Lonsdale will discuss her experiences and involvement in writing communities (Left Coast Writers, Write On Mamas, Lit Camp and Listen To Your Mother). Writing can be such a solitary endeavor, but finding community can energize and connect us. Come hear all about the benefits of collaboration!

By Write on Mamas, Janine Kovac (Editor), Joanne Hartman (Editor)
$14.29
ISBN: 9780615964843
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Bittersweet Press - April 4th, 2014

1 Ferry Building
San Francisco, CA 94111

Left Coast Writers®: Barbara Falconer Newhall - Wrestling with God

Saturday, April 11, 2015 - 7:00pm

An inveterate doubter for most of her adult life, award-winning journalist Barbara Falconer Newhall embarks upon a quest to find a way to believe in God in the twenty-first century. The result is Wrestling with God: Stories of Doubt and Faith, which details her years-long search for the Divine in the lives of radically diverse Americans—from a fundamentalist Christian activist to a progressive Muslim leader to a Hindu classical dancer.

$14.99
ISBN: 9781939221254
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Patheos Press - February 3rd, 2015

51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Left Coast Writers®: Rebecca Froust - Paradise Drive

Monday, April 6, 2015 - 7:00pm

Left Coast Writers® Salon Event
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$17.19
ISBN: 9781941209165
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Press 53 - April 24th, 2015

51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Left Coast Writers®: Richard Voorhees - Shooting Genji

Monday, March 9, 2015 - 6:00pm

Set in Jazz-Age New York and Hollywood in the 1930s, Shooting Genji is a noir thriller seen from the unusual perspective of a young man named Jean-Yves LeFouet, who is nearly blind by day but gifted with exceptional sight at night.

Richard Voorhees is the author of The World’s Oldest Professions.

1 Ferry Building
San Francisco, CA 94111

Left Coast Writers® Presents - Laurel Feigenbaum & Kat Crawford

Saturday, March 14, 2015 - 7:00pm

The Daily Absurd is filled with deft poems that consider the complications of an ever-changing world against the joyful yet shifting interiors of a long marriage. Laurel Feigenbaum lives in Corte Madera with her husband of 65 years. Her work appears in recent issues of Nimrod and Spillway.

$15.00
ISBN: 9780988584983
Availability: Special Order
Published: Conflux Press - August 1st, 2014

$15.00
ISBN: 9781495122323
Availability: Special Order
Published: Lowry McFerrin - September 1st, 2014

51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

California Writers Club: Joan Steindinger - The Process of Writing a Book for Publication

Sunday, April 26, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Interactive Presentation for fiction and nonfiction.  The presenter will discuss the process of publication and the incredible amount of persistence involved.  She will use examples from other authors and her own journey to write and publish her own recently released book, Sisterhood in Sports:  How Females Athletes Collaborate and Compete.  Those in the audience will be guided into a plan for their own book.

$34.00
ISBN: 9781442230330
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers - October 10th, 2014

Sisterhood in Sports: How Female Athletes Collaborate and Compete tells the stories of all kinds of female athletes in a variety of sports. Their natural tendency to use talking as a primary form of communication is essential to their experiences and successes in sports.


51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

California Writers Club - Teresa LeYung-Ryan

Sunday, March 22, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Build/Fortify Your Platform to Attract More Fans Before and After Publication

Author and Fanbase-Building Coach Teresa LeYung-Ryan helps writers identify themes synonymous with their names to fortify their platforms. Coach LeYung-Ryan transforms her clients' email signature blocks, photos, website descriptions, and YouTube videos into platform statements before and after publication.

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