California Writers Club

Max Evans

Details Guest Speaker: Max Evans Topic: “Remix Fiction: Sources of Inspiration” ■ 9:00am – 9:30am Networking ■ 9:30am – 11:00am Guest Speaker Max Evans, an accomplished author and graduate of the MFA program at California State University, Long Beach (CSULB), is recognized for his innovative approach to storytelling. Specializing in a distinctive subgenre, Evans seamlessly […]

Daryl Wood Gerber

Details Topic: Writing Cross-Genre and Publicity Challenges ■ 9:00am – 9:30am Networking ■ 9:30am – 11:00am Guest Speaker Agatha Award-winning author Daryl Wood Gerber is best known for her nationally bestselling mysteries, including the Fairy Garden Mysteries and Cookbook Nook Mysteries. As Avery Aames, she penned the popular Cheese Shop Mysteries. In addition, Daryl writes suspense including the well received The […]

AI for Writers

Details Topic: AI for Writers: Moderated Panel Discussion ■ 9:00am – 9:30am Networking ■ 9:30am – 11:00am Guest Speaker The California Writers Club meets monthly for our featured speaker series focused on the craft and business of writing. Topics are presented by major authors, publishers, self-published writers, college professors, literary agents, and other professionals. We […]

Candi Sary

Details Guest Speaker: Candi Sary Topic: “Inspiration in Everyday Places” ■ 9:00am – 9:30am Networking ■ 9:30am – 11:00am Guest Speaker The California Writers Club meets monthly for our featured speaker series focused on the craft and business of writing. Topics are presented by major authors, publishers, self-published writers, college professors, literary agents, and other […]

Self-Publishing: The Basics

Details Guest Speaker: Cherie Kephart, Brian Fitzpatrick Topic: “Self-Publishing 101: The Basics” ■ 9:00am – 9:30am Networking ■ 9:30am – 11:00am Guest Speaker This presentation will be in a moderated panel format, as we cover the basics of self-publishing, including editing, interior and cover design, formatting, platforms for publishing, marketing, and more. Bring your questions […]

Holiday Party

It’s time for our annual holiday party and open mic! CWC-OC Members are welcome to bring something to read something for up to two minutes, maximum! Sign-ups will be at the event. Please respect the time limit so everyone has a chance to read!