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
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.