23 posts by CWC Berkeley

One Day Left on Auction Items!

Our seven book bundles, generously donated by our member authors Our book auction ends at the end of the month, when we hope to write a big fat check to one of our writers of color who is facing homelessness because of the Covid crisis. Please bid TODAY on one or more of these seven great "book bundles" at this link: https://cwc-berkeley.org/auctions/ "Words and Images" - books by Dirk ...

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Contest Reminder for Write Angles

All Berkeley branch members of CWC are encouraged to enter the monthly contest in Write Angles. The theme this month is poetry. So submit your poem of 32 lines or less to Lynne at writeangles@gmail.com no later than this Friday, February 15, with "WA Writers' Contest" in the subject line. The winner will be awarded a fabulous prize at our March meeting. Good luck to all of you!

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Workshop Today Is at 1:00

One of our eagle-eyed members spotted a mistake on my announcement for the workshop that's happening today. (Thank you, Kymberlie!) The workshop begins at 1:00 and ends at 4:00. The old announcement made it look like it began at 4:00. So I hope nobody is confused about the start time.  1:00–4:00 Saturday, February 2, 2013 Clubhouse 1425 Oregon Street, Berkeley 94702 This workshop, “Develo...

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Happy Jack London’s Birthday!

Dear CWC-BB Members,        Happy Jack London's birthday! In the most recent edition of Write Angles, the calendar lists his birthday incorrectly. I wanted to make sure everyone knows that Jack London was born on January 12. Thank you, Linda Brown, for catching that error and setting us straight.        While I've got your attention...be sure to come to our next meeting on Sunday, ...

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Dave Sawle to Present Workshop on Developing Your Publishing Platform

“Developing Publishing Platforms with Help from the Four-Step Method” is designed to develop a publishing platform for writers to assist in book publishing, promotion, and sales.

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November 18 speaker-Scenes for the Novel and the Screen With James Dalessandro

Whether you’re writing a novel or a screenplay, the scene is the thing. Join author James Dalessandro as he shows us how to move from one scene to the next. That he understands scene craft and pacing should come as no surprise: he is the author of four books and a screenwriter who has been hired on more than 20 feature films. In his presentation at the November meeting, Dalessandro will ...

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October 21st— “Publishing Pathways” with Judith Marshall

The Berkeley Branch is the founding branch of one of the oldest professional writers’ clubs in the country. Our meetings are free and the public is welcome! Come to our next meeting, Click on post below for larger image.

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Welcome to all new and continuing members!

Welcome back from your summer. While you were camping, traveling, sightseeing, (or maybe just continuing to work) since our June meeting, your board has been busy planning the year ahead. To get things started, we're returning to the roots of our craft. I'm excited to announce that Nick Mamatas will be our first speaker of the season. Our new speaker chair, Dave Sawle, took a class from Nick and ...

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