15 posts in category Speaker Series Interviews

Interviews with industry professionals who speak as a guest of the club.

Marty Nemko

Interview with Marty Nemko, our Guest for This Sunday, Sept. 16th

This month, the California Writers' Club has harnessed the wisdom of Bay Area author and career coach Marty Nemko. At our regular meeting, Sunday September 16th, he'll speak to how to apply career-building knowledge and hip wisdom to your literary pursuits.

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Interview with Acquisitions Editor and Author Joe Clifford, our Keynote for This Sunday's Metting

It's an interview with this Sunday's featured guest, Joe Clifford. Joe is acquisitions editor for Gutter Books and the author of several books, including Junkie Love and the Jay Porter Thriller Series.

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An Interview with Sunday's Speaker, Jacqueline Luckett

Jacqueline Luckett Gives Us a Preview on Writing Great Characters Grounded in Reality This Sunday in Preservation Park, Jacqueline Luckett will speak to the club on writing stronger characters. Luckett's two novels are Passing Love and Searching for Tina Turner, and she writes essays in the Huffington Post and Best Women’s Travel Writing 2011.

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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 for Publishers Weekly, and was named by Writer's Digest as one of the 10 people to follow in book ...

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Laurie Ann Doyle, writer

An Interview with Sunday's Speaker: Laurie Ann Doyle, Dialogue and You

We caught up with Laurie Ann Doyle before she speaks for the club this Sunday. At our monthly meeting, she'll be talking all about writing better dialogue. Doyle knows her stuff: she's been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and won the Alligator Juniper National Fiction Award. Her work has been published in The Los Angeles Review, Timber, Jabberwock Review, Road Story, Arroyo Literary Review, Under the Sun Magazine, and many other journals. She teaches creative writing at the San Francisco Writers ...

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