17 posts by jacklondon

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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September Speaker Mamatas Sheds Light on Freytag’s Triangle

Join author and teacher Nick Mamatas as he discusses and clarifies Freytag’s Triangle.

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Write On ! Novel-writing Contest Postponed

CWC's brand new version of the Write On! contest must suspend its debut until further notice.

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Mark Twain

Mark Twain's autobiography is set to be published for the first time, 100 years after the famous author and humorist's death. See more at pbs.org.

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