IWOSC’s monthly drop-in satellite sessions are free and open to all Los Angeles writers — both members and non-members. (Out-of-town guests are welcome too.)
We have several satellites to cover the various areas of Southern California or the Greater Los Angeles area. You’ll find them all under the Upcoming Events menu.
Ventura County Satellite Group
Hosted by: Kathleen Kaiser
IWOSC’s Ventura County satellite for LA area writers is joined by SPAWN — Small Publishers, Artists, and Writers Network.
We meet evenings on the last Thursday each month, except December. Many months we feature a guest speaker and special topic. You are also welcome to join our speaker for dinner!
Thursday, May 25, 2017
Thursday, June 29, 2017
Thursday, July 27, 2017
7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
If dining, please try to arrive by 6:30 p.m.
400 N. Moorpark Rd.
Thousand Oaks, California
The restaurant is donating the room so if you do come, consider ordering dessert or a drink.
Next Meeting Topics
Thursday, February 23, 2017
Bestselling author E. Van Lowe on how to wear both the writing and marketing hats required to become a successful author.
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Author and book publicist Anthony Mora will speak on: Why Effective PR is Effective Storytelling. Guest authors to speak about their books are Valinda Rothman and Alviin Barnes.
Some of our past speakers and meetings for writers
- Thursday, January 26, 2017
Growing a Successful Author Website in 2017: Your Questions Answered
with Steven Sanchez
- Thursday, September 29, 2016
Pick the Brain of a Book Publicist
Kathleen Sexton Kaiser, book marketer and new recipient of the “Publicist of the Year” award for 2016 from the Book Publicists of Southern California, takes questions and delivers straight answers to your many concerns.
- Thursday, August 25, 2016
Literary agent and writing instructor extraordinaire, Toni Lopopolo, spoke about: Narrative Voice: A great one will sell your book.
Toni’s most popular lecture is titled The Ten Most Common Mistakes First Novelists Make. Click here to download a quick summary of the ten mistakes.
Her website: LopopoloLiterary.com
- Thursday, July 28, 2016
Book publicist Darlene Chan: Choosing the Right Promo Service to Sell Your Ebook
Darlene’s website: DarleneChanPR.com