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Travel and Food Writing

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Travel the globe, stay in top hotels, and dine at the best restaurants — get paid for that as a top travel or food writer!

Sound too good to be true? Well, someone’s getting paid to fill up the pages of Conde Nast, Sunset, and all those travel magazines! How did they break in, and is the gig really all it seems?

After celebrating its 35th anniversary as one of LA’s longest-running professional writers’ organizations, IWOSC starts off 2018 with a star-studded panel on Travel and Food Writing.

We’ll be talking about issues like…

Moderator: Deborah Shadovitz
Michael Cervin
Bekah Wright
Chris Erskine

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Colleen D. Bates

Summer Reads – Who’s hot, why, and how can we all sizzle on the bookshelves next summer?

IWOSC presents an interactive Monday Evening Meeting: Summer Reads — Who’s hot, why, and how can we all sizzle on the bookshelves next summer? Monday, July 24, 2017 — sorry, this event has been cancelled. 7:30 to 9:15 p.m. (networking follows the program) Jump down to register As the season heats up, do readers’ tastes run toward light romance, cozy mysteries, or do more prefer curling up on the beach with serious literature? What makes for a hit summer read? Summer Reading Lists from major literary publications – what are their staff members reading? What tips does this provide for […]


Ageism in Writing: How young do you really HAVE to be

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Monday, November 21, 2016

Many professions have the burden of the issue of age, defined differently in every profession.

If you are of a “certain age,” you may be passed over because of the perception that your output is less dynamic, not speaking the language of the time, unable to put the time in due to family concerns.
Younger people often have the “Catch 22” needing to be young, but also needing to have experience in order to get noticed and validated.

We are going to deal with both sides of that coin, starting with this month’s panel.

Moderator: Telly Davidson
Jordan Oslin
Scott Kaiser, MD
David Gittins
Ray Richmond
Chuck N. Baker

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