Tri-Valley Witers Member News
La Donna Fehlberg’s poem “Everything Bicycles” and Marilyn Slade’s, “Stolen Bicycle” and “You Can Have My Bike” are displayed in the Art and Poetry Exhibition at Prudential California Realty. Visit the exhibit at 1790 First Street in downtown Livermore.
Alice Kight‘s poetry ”The Candidate’s Wife“ and “Speechless Love” and “On Thursday” a poem by Marilyn Slade, have been published in From Benicia with Love, a poetry anthology of Benicia First Tuesday Poetry Group.
Annette Langer was interviewed by Kathryn Williams, a Southfield, Michigan writer, who featured a story about Annette in the June 2, 2013 edition of Detroit Healthy Living. In the article, Williams tells Annette’s story and promotes both of her books; Healing through Humor: Change Your Focus, Change Your Life and A Funny Thing Happened on My Way to the World: Diary of a Fearless Travel Agent. You can read the article in The Examiner.
California Writers Club Tri-Valley Branch in collaboration with the Pleasanton Library announces ”Open Mic Night with My Friends” on second Mondays of each month. The next two events are July 8 and August 12, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Pleasanton Public Library, 400 Old Bernal Avenue. Free and open to the public. No reservations needed. Readers sign up from 6:00-6:15 p.m. in the meeting room. For more information, please contact Deborah Bernal.
Meet NY Times Bestselling Author Robert Dugoni in a CWC Tri-Valley Writers exclusive interview, “Dugoni on Dugoni” by Jordan Bernal. Mr. Dugoni conducted a Writing Workshop for the Club in April.
Please join Stacey Gustafson, Not Your Mother’s Book…On Travel and Shelley Riley, Casual Lies A Triple Crown Adventure, who will be signing their books and talking about their work at Towne Center Books on Wednesday, June 26 from 7 pm to 8 pm.
Patricia Marshall will be the guest speaker at the next meeting of the California Writers Club Tri-Valley Branch on Saturday, September 21, 2013, at the Four Points by Sheraton, 5115 Hopyard, Pleasanton.
Writer and editor Patricia Marshall, who has helped more than a dozen authors self-publish, will walk you through the steps you need to take, from formatting book pages to selecting a cover designer to obtaining metadata and getting your book on the market. Along the way, she’ll offer guidelines for each task to help you determine whether to tackle it on your own or enlist others.
Ms. Marshall’s talk is titled, “You’ve Written the Book, Now What? Ten Steps to Take you from Finished Manuscript to Published Book.”
Patricia Marshall lives in Eugene, Oregon and is the owner of Luminare Press. She is the editor of Forest Magazine, published by a national conservation group located in Eugene. She has extensive experience producing marketing and promotional materials, and in 2010, introduced an online edition of the magazine. She is currently writing a non-fiction book about Burley Design Cooperative. For more information about Ms. Marshall go to http://www.luminarepress.com.