• 2018 Play Contest

    Deadline:
    Nov. 15, 2018

    Two Submissions per entrant

    Top 6 winning plays will receive three performances presented by Off The Page Readers Theater next March

  • Young Adult & Middle Grade Fiction Contest

    Launching Soon:
    Open: Sept. 9, 2018
    Deadline: Oct. 21, 2018

    First Place Prize includes a
    10-page manuscript critique
    by literary agent!


REDWOOD
WRITERS
SALON

Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018
6:30 – 9:30 p.m. 
Rohnert Park

 

2018 WORKSHOP: Writing for Middle Grade and Young Adult Readers

Sunday, September 9, 2018
10 a.m. – noon
Flamingo Hotel

 

REDWOOD
WRITERS
CIRCLE

Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018
10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Location: TBA

 

Sunday, September 9, 2018
2 – 4:30 p.m.

Third Annual Hot Topics

Event chair
Sandy Baker

Marketing Your Nonfiction Book

with
Judy Baker

Marketing a book is like marketing a product. Replace Coca Cola with your book and see that visibility sells books. You can grow your audience by being relentlessly generous, memorable, discoverable, and branded. Learn how to craft a clear message, get people talking, sharing, and supporting your author brand, and getting blurbs.

Judy Baker would rather walk than drive. She met her husband on a railroad car on July 4, 1976. She and her business partner share the same first name and middle initial. They created Book Marketing Mentor to help authors reach more readers.

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Using Facebook Effectively for Your Author Platform

with
Crissi Langwell

Most authors have a love-hate relationship with Facebook when it comes to using it as a promotional tool for their books. Crissi shares ways to use this social media platform effectively to draw readers in, and possibly gain lifelong fans.

Crissi Langwell has more than ten years of professional social media experience and is the author of ten books, including her women's contemporary fiction trilogy, the Hope series, and her nonfiction guide to fitting creativity into a full-time life. She lives in Petaluma with her husband and their blended family. Find her at CrissiLangwell.com.

NaNoWriMo and How to Do It

with
Roger C. Lubeck

Write a 50,000-word novel in 30 days. Possible? Take advantage of this program dedicated to November, and write your new novel. Yes, it's possible!

Roger C. Lubeck, PhD, is the president of Redwood Writers board of directors. He was the editor on four anthologies and a memoir. His published works include articles, poems, short stories, seven novels, two business books, and a ten-minute play. Roger is working on two new novels and a movie screenplay. He has successfully written 14 NoNoWriMo novels in 14 years as a NoNowriMo participant.

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CLICK HERE TO OPEN THE SEPTEMBER MEETING FLIER

MORE SPEAKERS IN THE MONTHS AHEAD

UPCOMING SPEAKERS

  • October 14, 2018

    Self-Publication Panel
      

  • November 11, 2018

    Elements of Suspense
    Simon Wood
      

  • December 9, 2018

    How to Create a Page Turner
    Elizabeth Stark

  • Location & Price

    The monthly Redwood Writers meeting is held the second Sunday of each month in the Empire Room at the Flamingo Resort & Spa, 2777 Fourth Street, Santa Rosa. Prices are $5 for members, $10 for non-members.

    For more information, CLICK HERE to visit the Meetings page.

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AUGUST NEWSLETTER

Click the button to read the August Redwood Writers newsletter.
(Or click here to read past editions of the Redwood Writer newsletter.)

CONGRATULATIONS!

Find out who won the 2018 Memoir Contest and read the winning stories.

A WRITER'S RESOURCE

Have you visited the Redwood Writers Pinterest page? With 5,000 "pins" posted on more than 20 boards, you're sure to find inspiration to write your next great story. Visit and explore! 

RW ANTHOLOGIES

Have you seen the latest Redwood Writers anthologies? Pick up your copies at the monthly meetings, or click on the book covers below to buy your copies from Amazon. Click on the link, below, to read about and find links to all the anthologies from past years. They make great gifts!

Click on a cover to go to their respective Amazon pages, or shop through the escrip portal to bring additional support to the club.

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