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IWOSC Reads Its Own – August 2021

Sunday, August 22, 2021

IWOSC members come from all sorts of backgrounds. Ask a member what he or she is working on writing and you are bound to be surprised by some of their answers. You never know what will spring from their minds given all of their backgrounds, interests, and selected genres.


IWOSC Member Readers 2021-02-21

IWOSC Reads Its Own – February 21, 2021

IWOSC Reads Its Own – February 21, 2021 Sunday, February 21, 2021 — The first of two RIO this month. Free to all — You don’t have to be a member to attend For the second time,  IWOSC’s biannual Reads Its Own program was online via Zoom. Because we aren’t bound to to physical limitations of geography while online,  we had so many readers that we’re decided to do this twice this month! IWOSC members come from all sorts of backgrounds. Ask a member what he or she is working on writing and you are bound to be surprised by […]


IWOSC Reads Its Own – Online

IWOSC Reads Its Own – Online Sunday, February 21, 2021 and again with a new group of readers Sunday, February 28, 2021  2:00 – 4:00 p.m. (Pacific Time) Free to all It’s time for IWOSC’s biannual Reads Its Own program. Actually, because we aren’t bound to to physical limitations of geography while online,  we have so many readers that we’re doing this twice this month! You may join us either of these days — or both. IWOSC members come from all sorts of backgrounds. Ask a member what he or she is working on writing and you are bound to […]


IWOSC Reads Its Own – February 2019

Twice a year, a dozen or so members get together at a local book store and regal fellow writers and the public with some of their writing.

Readers this time:
IWOSC Reads Its Own is proud to present its line-up of February 2019 star readers:

Roselyn Teukolsky
Roberta Edgar
(Margaret) Peggy York
Vibiana Aparicio-Chamberlin
Rosalind Barden
William Anthony
Dennis Moran
Bo Kyung Kim
Gloria Garvin
Barbara Hodgson
Bert Wouters
Flo Selfman


IWOSC Reads Its Own – August 2018

IWOSC Reads Its Own Sunday, August 12, 2018 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. FREE! Be prepared to laugh, maybe cry but definitely have a good time. A popular and special IWOSC member event is our biannual Reads Its Own. About a dozen members are randomly chosen to read their literary works of art at Vroman’s bookstore in Pasadena. Whether you are a seasoned IWOSC member or a newbie, everyone is welcome. We never know what magic will develop. It may be a poem or a dramatic reading from a short story. All roads lead to Pasadena. If you are looking for […]


IWOSC Reads Its Own – February 2018

IWOSC Reads its Own
Sunday, February 11, 2018

A spellbinding afternoon of eclectic, eccentric, and exemplary works – from poems to true stories to hilarious monologues and beyond, read aloud by distinguished IWOSC scribes.

An assortment of IWOSC’s talented member writers will read short excerpts from their work.

Location: Vroman’s Bookstore in Pasadena.

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IWOSC Reads Its Own – August 2017

Twice a year, a dozen or so members get together at a local bookstore and regal fellow writers and the public with some of their writing.

Our readers:
Craig Leener
Gerald Everett Jones
Lisa-Catherine Cohen
Madeline Sharples
G.L. Helm
Sylvia Cary
Neil Yuzuk
Kathryn Rishoff
Valente Alarcon
Bo Kim
Dan Lavery

Flo Selfman

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IWOSC Reads Its Own – January 2017

Twice a year, a dozen or so members get together at a local book store and regal fellow writers and the public with some of their writing.

Readers this time were:
Christy Wilhelm
Stefanie Stolinsky
Herbie J Pilato
Chuck N. Baker
Bert Wouters
Janiss Garza
Jim Caccavo
G. L. Helm
Wanda Maureen Miller
Pamela Tartaglio
Sue Zeidler
Vibiana Aparicio-Chamberlin
Lisa Verlo
Ginger Pennington
Ruth Frechman


IWOSC Reads Its Own – July 2016

IWOSC Reads its Own
Sunday, July 24, 2016

A spellbinding afternoon of eclectic, eccentric, and exemplary works – from poems to true stories to hilarious monologues and beyond, read aloud by distinguished IWOSC scribes.

An assortment of IWOSC’s talented member writers will read short excerpts from their work.

Location: Vroman’s Bookstore in Pasadena.

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IWOSC Reads Its Own – August 2015

IWOSC Reads Its Own
Sunday, August 9, 2015

FREE!
Everyone is invited!

Guests and members came to hear some of IWOSC’s talented member writers as they read excerpts from their work. Published, not yet published, in progress…

The writing was varied — poetry, fiction, memoir, nonfiction.

Location: Vroman’s Bookstore

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IWOSC Reads Its Own – February 2015

IWOSC Reads Its Own
Sunday, February 8, 2015

Guests and members came to hear some of IWOSC’s talented member writers as they read excerpts from their work. Published, not yet published, in progress…

The writing was varied — poetry, fiction, memoir, nonfiction.

Location: Vroman’s Bookstore

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IWOSC Reads Its Own – October 2014

IWOSC Reads Its Own
Sunday, October 19, 2014

Twice a year IWOSC holds a special FREE event — “IWOSC Reads Its Own” — a spellbinding afternoon of eclectic, eccentric, and exemplary works — from poems to true stories to hilarious monologues and beyond, read aloud by distinguished IWOSC scribes.

Thirteen of IWOSC’s talented member writers will read short excerpts from their work.

Their selections may be published, unpublished, or works in progress. We’ll be regaled with their wit, have our emotions stirred, or be plunged into deep thought, at Barnes & Noble in the Santa Monica 3rd Street Promenade.

FREE!
Everyone is invited!

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IWOSC Reads Its Own – March 2014

IWOSC Reads Its Own
Sunday, March 16, 2014

FREE!
Everyone is invited!

A great group joined us for a afternoon of eclectic, eccentric, and exemplary works — from poems to true stories to hilarious monologues and beyond — read aloud by the following distinguished IWOSC scribes.

The writing was varied — poetry, fiction, memoir, nonfiction.

Location: Vroman’s Bookstore

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IWOSC Reads Its Own – July 2013

IWOSC Reads Its Own

Join us for a spellbinding afternoon of eclectic, eccentric, and exemplary works — from poems to true stories to hilarious monologues and beyond, read aloud by distinguished IWOSC scribes. We’ll be regaled with their wit, have our emotions stirred, or be plunged into deep thought as these talented member writers read short excerpts from their published, unpublished, or in-progress works at the beautiful independent bookstore, Vroman’s Bookstore in Pasadena, California.

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IWOSC Reads Its Own – June 2011

IWOSC Reads Its Own
Sunday, June 12, 2011

Fourteen of IWOSC’s talented member writers will read short excerpts from their work. Their selections may be published, unpublished, or works in progress. We’ll be regaled with their wit, have our emotions stirred, or be plunged into deep thought at the beautiful independent bookstore, Vroman’s Bookstore in Pasadena.

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IWOSC Reads Its Own – March 2012

IWOSC Reads Its Own
Sunday, March 4, 2012

Twice a year IWOSC holds a special FREE event — “IWOSC Reads Its Own” — a spellbinding afternoon of eclectic, eccentric, and exemplary works — from poems to true stories to hilarious monologues and beyond, read aloud by distinguished IWOSC scribes. We’ll be regaled with their wit, have our emotions stirred, or be plunged into deep thought at the beautiful independent bookstore, Vroman’s Bookstore in Pasadena.

Some IWOSC’s talented member writers will read short excerpts from their published, unpublished, or in-progress works.

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IWOSC Reads Its Own – January 2010

IWOSC Reads Its Own
Sunday, January 31, 2010

Twice a year IWOSC holds a special FREE event — IWOSC Reads Its Own — a spellbinding afternoon of eclectic, eccentric, and exemplary works — from poems to true stories to hilarious monologues and beyond, read aloud by distinguished IWOSC scribes.

Sixteen of IWOSC’s talented member writers will read short excerpts from their work. We’ll be regaled with their wit, have our emotions stirred, or be plunged into deep thought. First-time and return readers will share their work. Selections may be published, unpublished, or works in progress, several minutes in length.

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IWOSC Reads Its Own – June 2009

IWOSC Reads Its Own
Sunday, June 7, 2009

A baker’s dozen of IWOSC’s talented member writers will read their work aloud. We’ll be regaled with their wit, have our emotions stirred, or be plunged into deep thought. First-time and return readers will share their work. Selections may be published, unpublished, or works in progress, no longer than five to seven minutes

Come hear:
Ron Vazzano — yes, our program coordinator will also be reading)
Susan Carrier
Gary Young
Alice Romano
Gerald Jones
Jennifer Sky Band
Stephen Wolcott
Adolphus Ward
Telly Davidson
Flo Selfman
Dana Ellingwood
Dianne de la Vega
Lisa-Catherine Cohen
Linda Lichtman

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IWOSC Reads Its Own — July 2008

IWOSC Reads Its Own

IWOSC Reads Its Own is back for another spellbinding afternoon of eclectic, eccentric, and exemplary works — from poems to true stories to hilarious monologues and beyond, read aloud by distinguished IWOSC scribes.

Check out some of the distinguished line-up:

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Writers’ Essential Reads, Resources & Recommendations

Panel
Monday, July 23, 2018 

What are the most valuable websites for writers,

the best books for writers,

and the resources offering outstanding services and spot-on advice for WRITERS?

What are the EXPERTS reading and using to keep their skills sharp and their writing even sharper?

We’ll share our picks and invite you to come and share what you’re reading and using to hone your writing chops at our first Summer Share Event.

Our Panel

On Publishing: Tobi Harper
On Writing: Nancy Ellen Dodd
On Adapting Your Writing for the Screen, Screenwriting and Writing for Hollywood: Telly Davidson
On Marketing, Online & Off: Marilyn Anderson
On Social Media, Websites and All Things Technical, and the Moderator for the evening: Steven Sanchez

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About IWOSC

About Independent Writers of Southern California We all have in common a love of writing and a desire to further our career and learn the latest as the world rapidly changes. Given the Covid situation we have moved our meetings online.  Here’s what we offer writers and aspiring writers: Panels & Seminars for writers and publishers Writers have questions about: Agents Social networking Blogs Marketing Editing Design Fiction writing Nonfiction writing Magazines Publishing How do I promote my work? … to name a few! “Quick note to say thank you for stoking the promotional flames for us authors by keeping the tweets rolling […]


Author Carole Stivers

Westside Satellite for Writers — Talking Sci-Fi Book Writing & Publishing

Saturday, May 22, 2021

Beginning to write in retirement, Carole Stivers PhD managed to get a book deal with Penguin Random House, and her sci-fi novel The Mother Code was one of the most highly anticipated titles of 2020. Her book was even optioned by Hollywood.

For our May IWOSC Westside Satellite, Host Robin Quinn will interview Stivers about her experience of publishing during a pandemic and the tools of the writing trade she has learned. How did Stivers go from a science career in medical diagnostics to an agented literary contender?


Writing Successfully For Children In Today’s Complex Time

Panel
Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Are you working on a children’s book, play, TV or film project? Have you got questions about age appropriateness, for writing your story and developing characters? For marketing? About the form young people are choosing to read books, and is that different in this time of quarantine?

Our expert panelists will talk about these questions, and more.

Moderator: Ina Hillebrandt
Jennifer Murphy
Marilyn Scott-Waters
Laura Taylor Name
Mara Alpert
Elizabeth Martin
Gary Young

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Book Author Ina Hillebrandt