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Annual Agents Panel for writers – 2019

Panel
Monday, May 20, 2019

In today’s lighting-paced marketplace, it’s more important than ever to have an advocate to fight for you if you choose the route of traditional publishing.

The Independent Writers of Southern California — that’s us — is again presenting a panel of stellar Southern California agents (for both books and film/TV) that will tell you what you need to know…

Moderator: TBA
WordWise Media Services
Ken Sherman
Holly Root
Sherry Robb  
Steve Hutson

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Sherry Robb

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

Panel
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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