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Psychological Suspense Novelist Laurie Stevens to Speak at California Writers Club’s January Meeting

Psychological Suspense Novelist Laurie Stevens to Speak at California Writers Club’s January Meeting

Laurie Stevens, author of the lauded “Gabriel McRay” psychological suspense novels, will appear at The San Fernando Valley Chapter of the California Writers Club meeting on Saturday, January 11, 2020. Please note that the meeting will be held on the second Saturday instead of the usual first Saturday of the month. At the meeting, she will […]

Team Up with the Right Editor to Make Your Writing Leaner, Faster, Stronger | IWOSC/SPAWN meeting Thousand Oaks.

Team Up with the Right Editor to Make Your Writing Leaner, Faster, Stronger | IWOSC/SPAWN meeting Thousand Oaks.

OCTOBER 7 Meeting 6:30 to 8 pm Goebel Adult Center Thousand Oaks, CA Team Up with the Right Editor to Make Your Writing Leaner, Faster, Stronger Editor Tammy Ditmore will go through the process of finding and working with an editor — often the most important person for your book’s success. NOTE FROM KATHLEEN: I […]

The 805 Writers Conference TOOLS — SKILLS — RESOURCES

The 805 Writers Conference TOOLS — SKILLS — RESOURCES

Pictured above from left to right: Top row: Carolyn Howard-Johnson, bestselling author on book marketing and workshop leader; Michelle Zeitlin, literary agent who takes books to the screen; and, Naomi Kim Eaglson, editor. Second row: Kimberly Davis Basson, author; Patricia Fry, bestselling author of over 80 books; Shelly Lowenkopft, editor extraordinarrie and author of over 40 books and workshop leader; and, Penny […]

Christopher Locke to speak on “The Path to Book Marketing Success & How to Build Buzz” Sep 9 – Thousand Oaks Goebel Center

Christopher Locke to speak on “The Path to Book Marketing Success & How to Build Buzz” Sep 9 – Thousand Oaks Goebel Center

SEPTEMBER 9 Meeting 6:30 to 8 pm Goebel Adult Center Thousand Oaks, CA “The Path to Book Marketing Success & How to Build Buzz” with Christopher Locke, indie publisher/author and IBPA Marketing Guru IWOSC/SPAWN September 9 Meeting Goebels Adult Center Thousand Oaks The September 9 meeting of IWOSC/SPAWN Ventura County will host indie publisher/author Christopher Locke […]

805 Writers Conference returns to the beach November 2 & 3. Early bird discount registration open now

805 Writers Conference returns to the beach November 2 & 3. Early bird discount registration open now

805 Writers Conference Returns to the Beach November 2 & 3  The conference has moved to the beautiful Mandalay Beach Resort in Oxnard Shores Registration is now open for the 8th Annual 805 Writers Conference moves to the Mandalay Beach Resort in Oxnard Shores, CA for two days of conference sessions and workshops. The 2019 […]

How to Create Your Own FAN CLUB and Build Sales for Your Published Books – June 11th

How to Create Your Own FAN CLUB and Build Sales for Your Published Books – June 11th

Published Author Raven West Presents  “How to Create Your Own FAN CLUB and Build Sales for Your Published Books” Whether you’re a self-published or traditionally published author, you need a way to reach your audience. Emails, e-newsletters, Facebook and other social media marketing is “old school” and can be a waste of time and money […]

Social Media for Authors — Best investment of your time when promoting a book | March 25th in Thousand Oaks

Social Media for Authors — Best investment of your time when promoting a book | March 25th in Thousand Oaks

Social Media for Authors Which platforms are best, where readers visits,and how to create a buzz is topic for March 25 meeting of IWOSC/SPAWN in Thousand Oaks. Writers, authors and literary lovers welcomed.   Mandy Jackson-Beverly was born in Pyramid Hill, Victoria, Australia—population 419—and grew up around the rugged coastline and rolling hills of Tasmania. […]

How Writers Can Sell More Books by Improving Their Public Speaking Skills

How Writers Can Sell More Books by Improving Their Public Speaking Skills

Ester Benjamin Shifren, author of the powerful historical memoir, “Hiding in a Cave of Trunks: A Prominent Jewish Family’s Century in Shanghai and Internment in a WWII POW Camp,” will present “How to be a Winning Speaker” at the next monthly meeting of the San Fernando Valley branch of the California Writers Club. The meeting […]

Join a brand-new Romance Writing Workshop and tap into this rich market

Join a brand-new Romance Writing Workshop and tap into this rich market

Do you love to read Romance novels? Dream of writing one yourself? February 18, 25, March 4 & 11 or March 18, 25, April 1 & 8 Mondays 10:30 AM in Ventura If these dates, or the day and time, don’t work for you, contact Toni about alternative workshops. Get in on 52% ($$$) of the book […]

“Writing a Compelling Memoir” February 4 meeting of the IWOSC/SPAWN writers’ group in Thousand Oaks

“Writing a Compelling Memoir” February 4 meeting of the IWOSC/SPAWN writers’ group in Thousand Oaks

The meetings have moved to Goebel Center.  “Writing a Compelling Memoir”   With Diana Raab, MFA, Ph.D., a memoirist, poet, essayist, blogger, thought-provoker, and speaker For the first meeting of the year at a new location, IWOSC/SPAWN VC Chapter will discuss one of the most vibrant parts of the literary world—Memoirs. This is a joint […]

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