4 posts from month 03/2018

Welcome to the Club!

CWC Berkeley Branch welcomes all California Writers Club members and guests to our monthly speaker program and affordable workshops on the art and business of writing. April 19th, 2020 Our next meeting will take place on ZOOM. Register today! "Think Like an Editor: 7 Self-Editing and Revision Tips" with Tanya Egan Gibson It's our half-year/half-price membership special! Click ...

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Amos White will be speaking at our April event

Save the date for our April 15th Event on Giving Live Readings

For poetry month we welcome Amos White to speak to the Berkeley CWC on joining and succeeding at giving public readings. Amos White will share with us tips on securing public readings, as well as how to make a big splash once you walk on stage. If you've ever met Amos White, you'll know why we asked him to speak for poetry month. He's active in the Bay Area literary scene, and he's a charming ...

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Mini flyer for March 18th event: Get your book into book stores, learn about this and more at our Book Store Owners Panel.

See You Sunday! Bookstore Owners Panel

No one knows the book biz like the people who handle books every day. Come and hear what local bookstore owners have to say about their life behind the counter, in the stacks, reading the industry rags and catalogs catalogs catalogs. How does YOUR book fit in to the bookstore universe? Bring questions and be prepared to take lots of notes! Now here's President Kristen's column from this month's ...

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Mini flyer for March 18th event: Get your book into book stores, learn about this and more at our Book Store Owners Panel.

March 18th: Bookstore Owners Panel Discussion

No matter what kind of writing you do, you want to be in bookstores. But how do the buyers for those book stores decide what to carry? There are 100,000 new books published every year, that's an enormous amount of competition for a limited amount of shelf space. Did  you know that stores like Barnes and Noble charge a fee to be featured on a table, or even to have your book facing out on the shelf? How do you get into the local authors shelf? What sorts of things are book buyers looking for? These questions and more will be addressed at our monthly meeting on March 18th at Preservation Park.

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