Tri-Valley Witers Member News
“Hero in a White Coat,” Violet Carr Moore’s short story about choosing a primary care physician when she first moved to the Tri-Valley, has been published in Physician Heroes: A Tribute to ValleyCare Physicians.
Fred Norman has published several works; A Hill of Poems, a poem and a mini-short piece in Julaina Kleist-Corwin’s anthology, Written Across the Genres, and a poem and prose in David Madgalene’s anthology, World of Change: New Way Media Fest.
John Bluck recently published The Ship Finder, a sci-fi novel. You can find John’s book on Amazon.
Deborah Grossman’s poem “One Morning in Kowloon Park” won second place in the Nature category in the Ina Coolbirth Contest in October and was published in the Ina Coolbrith Circle Poetry Anthology 2013-14, The Gathering. On the journalism side of her writing, Deborah often publishes in national publications, but she especially enjoyed working on an article in the February issue of Wine Enthusiast about the wine collection of Dr. John York, co-owner of the San Francisco 49ers.
Help Keep the Written Word
Support the 3rd annual Tri-Valley Writers High School Writing Contest by enjoying a meal at Cattlemens. Present the flier on one of the following nights and Cattlemens will contribute a portion of your tab to this important community fundraiser: May 8 Flier
Teresa LeYung-Ryan will be the guest speaker at the next monthly meeting of the California Writers Club Tri-Valley Branch on Saturday, June 21, at the Four Points by Sheraton, 5115 Hopyard, Pleasanton.
Teresa LeYung-Ryan is a writing coach and author. She helps writers of all genres create their “platform statements” and shows them how to broadcast to attract agents, publishers, the media, and fans. Building your platform is especially crucial these days because so many talented writers are publishing and promoting their books, trying to compete with best-selling authors and celebrity authors.