Members no charge, $7 Nonmembers  (cash or check only)
  Orange Public Library & History Center
407 E. Chapman Ave.
Orange, CA 92866

CWC members write novels, short stories, screen plays, poetry, nonfiction articles and books, commercial work and more. Over half are published.


We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit

March 7
Susie Schaefer
Finish Your Book: Everything You Need to Know About Self-Publishing”

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At Finish the Book Publishing, Susie helps writers navigate the world of self-publishing. She is a Certified Publishing Consultant & project manager with a demonstrated history of working in the publishing industry. Learn how to get your book to readers' hands, or devices, like a professional.

We meet the first Saturday of every  month from

11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the community room of the Orange Public Library and welcome visitors.

2020 Speaker Lineup


 March 7 - Susie Schaefer "Finish Your Book: Everything You Need to Know About Self-Publishing"

 April 4 - Lee Ann Krusemark - "Getting Paid to Write for Online Blogs, Magazines and Websites"

May 2 - Reina Menasch - "Character Types in Fiction"

June 6 - Kali Wallace - Writing Effective Description and Atmosphere"

July 11 (not our usual date) Book Marketing Panel

August 1 - Kim Dwinell - "Creating the Graphic Novel"

  September 5 - TBA

October 3 - Patrick Coleman- "Writing Across Genres"

November 7 - Maggie Downs (topic TBA)

December 5 - Holiday Networking and Open Mic