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Members-only Green Room May 2022

Monday, October 11, 2021
7:00 p.m (Pacific)
Free to members

Steven Sanchez and Gary Young share a program that will be of service to many of you. 
 
This is our free, once-a-month meeting where you can discuss issues that pertain to writing–perhaps your latest book, a question about your writing, a gesture toward collaboration with another writer or publisher, a great book that you are reading, another event that people might enjoy, or whatever.  We will concentrate mostly on anything having to do with writing.

Kathleen Kaiser

Betty White: 100 Remarkable Moments in an Extraordinary Life

Writing the Celebrity Biography

Seminar

Novelists, screenwriters, essayists, non-fiction and memoir authors, songwriters, and writers of all genres: did you know you can will learn poetic techniques that you can use in all of your writing, whether it’s for articles, books, copywriting, songs, or scripts.

Writer and poet Tresha Faye Haefner, will share basic poetic principles that writers can use to improve all of your writing and enhance your creative voice.

Presented by: Tresha Faye Haefner

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Members-only Brainstorming Session January 2022

Members-only Brainstorming Session
Monday, July 12, 2021 & possibly Wednesday July 14, 2021

  • Want some feedback on potential titles for your next book?
  • Need help with finding a distributor?
  • Have an opinion about a potential cover design?
  • Not sure if you should spend money on exhibiting at an upcoming trade show?

YOUR questions can be answered at the next Brainstorming meeting.
Bring your books, cover design drafts, marketing ideas, requests for referrals, and anything else related to publishing and get answers from the other members in our group. Take advantage of the collective wisdom of your fellow publishers and publishing colleagues.

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Members-only Green Room June 2021

Monday, June 14, 2021
7:00 p.m (Pacific)
Free to members

Steven Sanchez and Gary Young share a program that will be of service to many of you. 
 
This is our free, once-a-month meeting where you can discuss issues that pertain to writing–perhaps your latest book, a question about your writing, a gesture toward collaboration with another writer or publisher, a great book that you are reading, another event that people might enjoy, or whatever.  We will concentrate mostly on anything having to do with writing.


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


webinar payment

How to pay for this Online Seminar Thank you for your RSVP! Our payment information for this special phone-in seminar is below. But first, please note: We’ll be emailing you the instructions closer to the date. To pay for this Webinar You must pay for this webinar online. If you RSVP’d for more than one person on the previous page, you’ll need to pay for them now. When you click Add to Shopping Cart, your shopping cart will appear at the top right on a Desktop, below on a mobile device. (If you’ve ordered any recordings or other items, the shopping cart already appears.) […]


Summer party 2017

Summer Party in the Heart of Hollywood This summer our party is in the heart of Hollywood, at the second oldest eatery on Hollywood Blvd. We’re also touring the historic Egyptian Theater located right next door. Come early to meet with friends and catch up on news. Our back room will be ready by 12:30. If you come earlier look for people with name tags at the bar. We’ll then gather in the back room and spill over into the patio. Oh, and we’ll have a few prizes to be won, too. Sorry, reservations are now closed. Date and Time […]