Meets second Saturday of every month

2 p.m to 3:30 p.m.
Members no charge, $7 Nonmembers  (cash or check only)
 El Modena Branch Orange Public Library
380 S. Hewes Ave.,
Orange, CA 92869

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

Glen Erik Hamilton is the current President of the Southern California chapter of Mystery Writers of America.  He won the Anthony, Macavity, and Strand Magazine Critics Awards for his debut mystery, Past Crimes, which was also nominated for the Edgar, Barry, and Nero awards. He recently presented at New York's Thriller Fest. Learn his tips for a gripping story.



August 10


"First Class Ticket: Your Setting is Your Hook"

Future Programs

September 14 - Matt Pallimary  "Guerilla                        Marketing”


October 12 - Nancy Cole Silverman “How To             Expedite Your Writing Process: Your First 

        Draft  From Concept to Completion in Six               Months”


November 9 – Christopher Lentz “Location,                 Location, Location: Using Iconic Historic                  Places in  Fiction”


December 14 - Annual Holiday Party and Open               Reading