Programs & Events

NOTE: All forthcoming meetings will be held on Zoom unless noted otherwise.

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Get Hooked on a Local Author at the CWC Annual Book Launch—6/19/20

Get Hooked on a Local Author at the CWC Annual Book Launch—6/19/20

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Race as Context: BIPOC California Writers on How Race Informs Writing—May 16th PANEL

Race as Context: BIPOC California Writers on How Race Informs Writing—May 16th PANEL

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Learn WordPress: a Workshop with Karma Bennett

Learn WordPress: a Workshop with Karma Bennett

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April 18th Join Emily Cotler on Author Websites that Really Work

April 18th Join Emily Cotler on Author Websites that Really Work

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How to Submit Your Poetry—a Workshop with Keith Mark Gaboury

How to Submit Your Poetry—a Workshop with Keith Mark Gaboury

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The California Writers Club offers a multitude of activities and programs for its members and for the public.

Writers Groups

Our ongoing Critique Groups help writers practice and polish their craft. We have a climate action group, the Wolf Pack Writers, and a poetry group, Poetrope. See Groups for more info.

Speaker Programs

Our informative and interesting Speaker Programs are the focus of our monthly Meetings. These meetings are open to the public.

Workshops

We also offer monthly Workshops for writers by professionals, with special rates for members.

Contests

Two annual Contests: the 5th Grade Writing Contest and the Write On! Story Contest (formerly the WestSide Story Contest), celebrate local writers. Occasionally we hold a poetry contest at year’s end as well.

Our contests are currently on hiatus. If you’d be interested to help organize the next one, please contact us.

Conferences

We promote various Writers Conferences and our members can get discounts to several.

Recent Events

10 Ways to Make Your Website Sticky – Linda Lee – May 15

Linda Lee is the next CWC Speaker on May 15, 2011 – 10 Ways to Make Your Website Sticky (and keep readers coming back for more) So you have a website or a blog, now what? How can people find you?  What are they looking for?  How do you build up regular readers or followers? …

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“Status Update” with Matt Stewart 4/17/11

Matt Stewart will be speaking at the next CWC meeting on April 17, 2011. Matt will help demystify social media (Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube) to build a fan base and market for your work and address the latest trends in digital publishing (Kindle, iPad, Nook) that have made publishing infinitely more complicated—and rich with opportunities.…

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