Making Podcasts Work For Writers [SPEAKER SERIES Sunday Nov. 21st]
Join Us Sunday November 21st on Zoom to Learn What Podcasting Can Do for Writers Podcasts are for people who would rather listen than read, right? Not necessarily. Every writer should know the three powerful ways that podcasting can boost their literary life: as a listener, as a guest, and as a podcast creator. Award-winning podcast host (The Midlife Mixtape Podcast) and author (The Thank-You ...
Member Amarjit Pannu’s novel is a love story set during India’s struggle for independence [Interview]
Author Amarjit Pannu will be the featured member at our October 17th meeting. Mark your calendars! Amarjit Pannu’s book Splintered Waters: Tryst with Destiny was published in March of this year by Austin Macauley Publishers of London, Cambridge, New York, and Sharjah. She will be the featured member at the Sunday October 17th meeting, so mark your calendars. While Splintered Waters is her ...
An Interview with Sage Cohen, Keynote Speaker
Our February speaker Sage Cohen Meet Sage Cohen, Author of Fierce on the Page and The Productive Writer Sage Cohen is convinced that there are many ways to be productive in your writing. The key is to have fun experimenting with different methods until you find the one that inspires you. In her workshop with CWC-Berkeley this month, Sage Cohen will be discussing her top 10 strategies ...
Top 10 Guerrilla Publicity Hints from this Sunday’s Guest Jill Lublin
This Sunday, Jill Lublin will teach us how to get known everywhere. To whet your appetite, here are her top ten tips from her best-selling book, Guerrilla Marketing.
Some Writing Advice from October's Featured Member, Art Deco Novelist Alice Jurow
Sunday, October 21st we'll be featuring a short reading from our featured member, Alice Jurow. Alice has a degree in Aesthetic Studies from UC Santa Cruz, and is not afraid to use it. Her obsession with the 1920s has led to a long-standing involvement with the Art Deco Society of California, and she was the editor of the society’s Sophisticate magazine for 12 years. Some of her publications include the North American Review, Archetype, and Bark. Vamps of ‘29 is her first published novel; she is working on a sequel. Alice lives in Berkeley with her human and feline family. We asked Alice Jurow about the the most important piece of writing advice that she could give to other writers.
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.
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.
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.
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 ...