Meetings

Redwood Writers Meetings are held at the
Flamingo Conference Resort & Spa
2777 Fourth Street, Santa Rosa, CA 95405

Phone: (707) 545-8530

Arrive at 2 p.m. to register and mingle before the general meeting runs from 2:30-4:30 p.m.

We ask for a small fee of $5 from members and $10 from non-members to cover costs.
Arrive at 2 p.m. to register and network.

Author Support Group Meeting, 1-2 pm, Flamingo Hotel, Empire Room

Deborah Taylor French, Jeanne Jusaitis, Facilitators

Do you have a burning question about publishing? Want to know how to handle that plot twist? Wonder about other authors' writing processes? Or perhaps you'd just like some time to get to know a few other writers. Bring your questions and expertise both to the Author Support Group meeting from 1-2 p.m., prior to the main meeting in its same room at the Flamingo Hotel.

Author Support embodies the heart of Redwood Writers Club, "writers helping writers"—in an intimate setting.  Click here for flier.

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Sunday, January 13, 2019
2 – 4:30 p.m.

FEB2019_MARKETING101_ShawnLangwell

Marketing 101: How to Better Market You! 

with
Shawn Langwell

Do you struggle with Marketing? Would you rather everyone just buy your books? Marketing requires effort and getting out of your comfort zone. Join Redwood Writers on February 10, 2019, for an entertaining and practical afternoon when Shawn Langwell offers tips on "How to Better Market YOU!"

1. Passion- Know your why.

2. Know your strengths, weaknesses and opportunities with respect to writing, marketing and publishing.

a) What do you like?

b) What are you good at?

c) Where do you need professional help?

3. Know your audience.

a) who do you want to reach?

b) what do you want to say to them?

c) what do you want them to, think, feel, do?

4. Practice - 3 practical tips for building your brand.

5. Elevator pitch.

Shawn Langwell has 27 years of sales, marketing and advertising experience in the publishing industry. He has consulted with hundreds of clients to better assist them with their marketing and advertising needs and is a member of Toastmasters Of Petaluma. He has a Bachelor of Science Degree from San Francisco State University and has earned Leadership Certificates from Dominican University and the San Rafael Chamber of Commerce. In November 2016, Shawn published his first book, Beyond Recovery, A Journey of Grace, Love, and Forgiveness. When he's not working or writing, he can be found hiking the west Marin coast. He lives in Petaluma with his wife, Crissi, and three adult children.

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MORE SPEAKERS IN THE MONTHS AHEAD

UPCOMING SPEAKERS

  • March 10, 2019

    Emotion Crafting: What It Is, and Why It Should Be The Focus for Every Writer
    Nora Profit

  • April 14, 2019

    Facebook: Tips for Writers
    Jula Pereiri

  • May 19, 2019

    The Craft of Writing
    Amanda McTigue

  • 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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