Focus and Finish the Writing that Matters with Sage Cohen
Join us on Sunday, February 21st, as Sage Cohen, author of The Productive Writer, shares her tips for writing When you don’t know what matters most in your writing life, it’s hard to focus—and finish. In this live 60-minute keynote address, you will identify your top priority writing project. Then, you’ll create a simple strategic plan for achieving it. Sage will share ten key ...
Making the Most of Nature in Your Writing: Interview with Featured Member Judith Newton
A conversation with CWC members Linda Joy Myers, President of the National Memoir Writers Association and Judith Newton, Professor Emerita, Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies at UC Davis. Newton is our Featured Member for May, and her new book Oink comes out this month. They discussed using nature in their writing.
What They Never Told Me about Being a Writer
Are you ready to get serious about your writing career? Whether it's your first book or your fiftieth, whether you write poems or parables, penny dreadfuls or pensive memoirs, every kind of writer is welcome at the oldest organization for writers west of the Mississippi. This month in addition to our regular marketing and craft groups, we welcome Constance Hale. Through remarks that are frank, ...
Announcing the 27th Annual 5th Grade Story Contest!
Please tell all the 5th grade teachers you know in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties that our contest is open! Students can win cash prizes, and the winning story is posted on our website. Deadline is March 15th, 2013. Click here to download the flyer. See our contest page here for more information.