4 posts from month 11/2017

#GivingTuesday and giving back

Thank you to an anonymous donor who has offered a $200 challenge grant for our branch of the California Writers Club! Let's maximize this contribution to energize our mission to support and educate writers. Our continued work brings fresh voices to literary culture and creates a stronger arts community in the East Bay. Our ongoing fundraising program is our monthly raffle. One lucky person who ...

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12/17: Winter Social at the Bellevue Club

Usually we prefer a flyer to have people in it, but these empty chairs are waiting to be filled with... YOU! Thanks to a caring patron of the arts, our holiday social is at one of the most beautiful venues in Oakland. Instead of our regular meeting, on the third Sunday in December please join us at the historic Bellevue Club for a relaxing social event. We'll be meeting a little later in the ...

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Interview with Joel Friedlander on Indie Publishing

Berkeley CWC volunteer Cristina Deptula caught up with the speaker of this Sunday's meeting for some questions about independent publishing. If you don't know Joel, he is an award-winning book designer, blogger, and writer. He speaks regularly at industry events and is the author of A Self-Publisher’s Companion and coauthor of The Self-Publisher's Ultimate Resource Guide. Joel is a columnist ...

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Nov 19th: Author Platform, Branding, and Monetization with Joel Friedlander

Are you confused by all the talk about "building your platform," about "author branding," or how authors today make money from their work? At our November meeting, Joel Friedlander will walk us through how to establish a following and build a career for your work. You'll learn how to: use your expertise to build a valuable online asset, turn your content into an amazing variety of multimedia ...

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