Workshops

The club offers workshops related to the craft of writing by interesting presenters who are professionals in the writing world.  Topics range from specific techniques to general approaches, sometimes back to basics, sometimes exploring advanced skills.  Our workshops are always provocative, and there’s always something to learn for young writers and those with long credentials lists alike.

The workshops usually take place on the 1st Saturday of the month and are always modestly priced. Club members receive a significant discount on workshops and are notified in advance via email. Pre-registration only. $9.00 for CWC Members.  $29.00 non-members. Limited seating.  For questions or to register, contact Shereen Rahman (510-845-3425).

We are currently looking for a new workshop coordinator.

PAST WORKSHOPS

2013

February 2, 2013 – Developing a Publishing Platform with Help from the Four-Step Method with Dave Sawle

2012

March 3, 2012 – Social Media Branding for Authors with Beth and Ezra Barany

February 4, 2012 – Writing from the Male Point of View workshop with Sascha Illyvich

2011

November 5, 2011 – Nonfiction: News vs. Research mini-workshop with Dennis Evanosky

October 1, 2011 – Radio Days: The Skills You Need to Thrive on Air with Barry Boland

May 8, 2011 – Truth or Lie: Writing on the Cusp of Memoir and Fiction with Linda Joy Myers

April 10, 2011 – Fiction as a Vehicle for Social Change: Using the Novel for a Better World with Alon Shalev

March 13, 2011 - Bringing Your Characters to Life Through Dialogue by Seth Harwood

February 13, 2011 – Radio Days: The Skills You Need to Thrive on Air – How to Effectively Use Your Voice to Sell Your Book by Barry Boland

January 9, 2011 – Writing for the Serious Beginner
Basics for the new and not so new writers by Karin Ireland

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