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.) 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 a partnership with WPN — the Writers & Publisher Network, a national literary nonprofit based in Ojai, CA.
We’re taking a break for the summer and will resume with a September meeting.
To learn about each month’s meeting and speaker, any fees, and to register for those meetings, visit
The Zoom meetings are free to both IWOSC members and WPN -members.
IWOSC/WPN Ventura County satellite meets via zoom for 2021.
Starting in 2022, four times a year we’ll meet at the Goebel Center in Thousand Oaks.
Some of our past speakers and meetings for writers
- Monday, May 6, 2019
Travel Writing for Fun and Profit: Award-winning journalist Jerry Dunn, author of 11 books, talks about travel writing, story structure, and more.
- Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Publishing and Writing Law with Ivan Hoffman, B.A., J.D.
- Wednesday, June 20, 2018:
Patricia Fry, on her journey from decades of writing nonfiction to suddenly becoming a hit cat mysteries writer.
- Wednesday, April 18, 2018:
Speaker: Connie Hood, author of Islands of Deception.
Topic: How Ventura author Connie Hood became an Amazon bestseller
- Monday, February 26, 2018:
Are you writing what 21st Century readers crave?
Shelly Lowenkopf and Toni Lopopolo