California Writers Club

Jillian Pretzel

Details Guest Speaker: Jillian Pretzel, Freelance Writer Topic: “The Secrets of Pitching Successfully” ■ 9:00am – 9:30am Networking ■ 9:30am – 11:00am Guest Speaker Her resume of freelance writing credits reads like crowded newsstand racks: Good Housekeeping, Parents, The Washington Post, Medium.com, Realtor.com, The List, Weekly Humorist, Health Line, Orange Coast Magazine, and many others. She puts […]

Judy Reeves

Details Guest Speaker: Judy Reeves Topic: “Moments to Memoirs” ■ 9:00am – 9:30am Networking ■ 9:30am – 11:00am Guest Speaker “Memoir is made up of such moments, one revealed and then another, as the memoirist seeks answers. In memoir, we’re not just writing ‘this is what happened.’ We’re writing, ‘This is what happened, and this is how […]

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 […]

Jasmin Iolani Hakes

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 […]