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Latest News typewriter2Redwood Writers offers a steady stream of new events, writing contests and many more opportunities to connect with your fellow writers and expand your craft.

We don't want you to miss a thing, so keep an eye on the Latest News list of links (posted in the sidebar) , or check back here to see what you may have missed.

News & Events

May 31, 2017
Read about all the authors and their books being featured during July's Author Launch event.

May 31, 2017
Don't miss the FINAL BOOK of RW's Copperfield's Presents: Redwood Writers Fiction 2017 hosted by Santa Rosa's Copperfield's Books.

April 28, 2017
Check out the lineup for RW's Copperfield's Presents: Redwood Writers Fiction 2017 hosted by Santa Rosa's Copperfield's Books.

April 10, 2017
Read the winning stories from the Fan Fiction Contest.

March 29, 2017
Check out the lineup for RW's Copperfield's Presents: Redwood Writers Fiction 2017 hosted by Santa Rosa's Copperfield's Books.

March 1, 2017
Check out the lineup for RW's Copperfield's Presents: Redwood Writers Fiction 2017 hosted by Santa Rosa's Copperfield's Books.

December 15, 2016
Check out the lineup for RW's Copperfield's Presents: Redwood Writers Fiction 2017 hosted by Santa Rosa's Copperfield's Books.


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Redwood Writers won!
This summer, our chapter's website, RedwoodWriters.org, took first place at the Sonoma County Fair!

In addition to having a great CWC chapter, one that offers a broad selection of ways to get involved with our writing community, now we have an award-winning website. Web Editor Joelle Burnette entered the website in the "club or interest group" category.

Enjoy exploring the website!


May 30, 2016
Find out who won the 2016 Helene S. Barnhart Award.
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Redwood Writers 2016 poetry anthology Stolen LightMay the 4th (be with you)
Click on the cover for dates to hear readings from the new poetry anthology, Stolen Light, and to get sale info.

 


IBD logoApr. 29, 2016
Celebrate National Independent Bookstore Day on Saturday, April 30.
Click here for more info about the day's activities at local Copperfield's Books, or visit indiebookstoreday.com for a listing of participating bookstores nationwide.

Jan. 12, 2016
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Listen to our authors interviewed on KRCB-FM's Word By Word: Conversations With Writers. The authors' books are part of the 2016 Author Spotlight Fiction Book Club at Copperfield's.

Jan. 9, 2016
Sunday, Jan. 10, 4-5 p.m., turn on KRCB-FM to hear Redwood Writers authors interviewed on Word By Word: Conversations With Writers. The authors' books are part of the 2016 Author Spotlight Fiction Book Club at Copperfield's.

Nov. 8, 2015
Read details about the Redwood Writers Pen to Published 2016 Conference.

Oct. 8, 2015
Want to watch your play produced on stage? All California residents are invited to enter the 6th Annual Play Contest!

Sept. 25, 2015
Looking for something to do this weekend?
SATURDAY:  Open Mic at Gaia's Garden
SUNDAY: Journeys Anthology Launch Celebration for members only

Sept. 17, 2015
Let's Get Real! The Redwood Writers Non-Fiction Contest has begun.

Sept. 12, 2015
Read about September's featured readers at the next Open Mic and participate with your own writing.

Sept. 1, 2015
Redwood members are invited to celebrate the launch of the chapter’s 10th anthology on Sunday, September 27.

July 27, 2015
Read about our new Social Media Manager Christina MolcilloShe's taking over for Marie Millard. Thank you, Marie!

July 5, 2015
Hot Summer Nights
 
begins this week! Find out which authors will be reading from their books at Copperfields.

July 3, 2015
Check out the stellar lineup at the Redwood Writers AUTHOR LAUNCH

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Hot Tips

May 31, 2016Pinterest
Need some Steampunk inspiration for our latest short story contest? Visit the Redwood Writer Steampunk Pinterest board.

Apr. 2, 2016
PinterestMissing April Fool's Day humor? Laugh along with your fellow writers to the posts on the latest Redwood Writer Pinterest board, Writer Humor.

Feb. 7, 2016
PinterestLiven up your character's profile with suggested activities posted on the latest Redwood Writer Pinterest board, Active Characters.

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Do you know where your characters are tonight? Check out the latest Redwood Writer Pinterest board, Mingling By Design.

Oct. 23, 2015
Did you hear? The RW board announced there are plans for a Steampunk writing contest in the year ahead! Find futuristic inspiration with a Victorian twist at the RW Steampunk Pinterest page.

Sept. 19, 2015
Need a dose of "show" when your ailing story bleeds too much "tell?" Check out our Pinterest page "A Writers Perscription" to discover medicinal remedies and descriptive cures.

Aug. 18, 2015
Does your story’s setting lack descriptive dimension? Find creative inspiration at Redwood’s new Pinterest page: Room and Word

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Reminders

December 16, 2016
Bring your stories and poems of inspiration and celebration and partake in the season's cheer at tonight's Holiday Salon!

September 13, 2016
Prompt Contest Update!
Don't miss the NEW DEADLINE: October 16, 2016

travelAugust 11
Had a busy summer?
Tell your Travel Tales at this month's Salon.

Redwood Writers Pen to Published 2016 ConferenceApr. 2
Sign up today! Registration CLOSES April 18!
Register for the 2016 Pen to Published before it's too late.

Feb. 1
Don't let the "Early Bird" rate fly away! 
Register for the 2016 Pen to Published before the rate climbs again in March.

Jan. 31
SAVE $30 by taking advantage of the best price that ENDS AT MIDNIGHT! 
Register for the 2016 Pen to Published before the rate climbs on Feb. 1.

Dec. 30, 2015
ONLY ONE MORE DAY!

Play Contest entries CLOSE New Year's Eve at 9 p.m.! Don't miss your chance to submit your 10-minute play.

Dec. 13, 2015
ONLY 2 DAYS LEFT! The Redwood Writers Non-Fiction Contest ENDS TUESDAY at 9 p.m.

Sept. 15, 2015
Last day to submit! Poem submissions close at 9 p.m., so don't miss to submit poems for consideration in the 2016 Poetry Anthology.

Sept. 10, 2015
Only 5 days remain to submit poems for consideration in the 2016 Poetry Anthology.

Sept. 5, 2015
The final countdown has begun! Only 10 days remain to submit poems for consideration in the 2016 Poetry Anthology.

July 28, 2015
Don't miss tonight's last Hot Summer Nights event.

July 3, 2015
New August Salon date!

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Take Note

July 8
Read the July newsletter.
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July 2017 Newsletter

Or visit the 2017 Newsletters page to catch up on what you missed.

May 22, 2017
Read the June newsletter.
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May 22, 2017
Check out the NEW LOOK of The Redwood Writer newsletter mailed directly to members.
Read the May newsletter. Click on the image:

Or visit the 2017 Newsletters page to catch up on what you missed.

April 18, 2017
Ready for the Screenwriting Workshop? CLICK HERE TO READ "Notes for Aspiring Screenwriters," an interview with TERREL SELTZER

April 8, 2017
Just in time for April's National Poetry Month, find out about The Redwood Poet Newsletter.

April 7, 2017
Check out the NEW LOOK of The Redwood Writer newsletter mailed directly to members.
Read the April newsletter.
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Or visit the 2017 Newsletters page to catch up on what you missed.

March 7, 2017
Have you read the March newsletter?
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February 4, 2017
Have you read the February newsletter?
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January 3, 2017
Have you read the January newsletter?
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December 5, 2016
Have you read the December newsletter?
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November 5, 2016
Have you read the November newsletter?
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September 30, 2016
Have you read the October newsletter?
Thank you to Crissi Langwell who has served as our talented chief editor these past 2½ years, and welcome to Nancy Uber-Kellogg who will serve as the new editor!
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September 24, 2016
Happy National Punctuation Day!

September 6, 2016
Have you read the September newsletter?
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July 25, 2016
Have you read the August newsletter?
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Redwood Writer August 2016 newsletter

July 23, 2016
Get ready to be "prompted" in August. More info coming soon!

June 25, 2016
Have you read the July newsletter?
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May 30, 2016
Have you read the June newsletter?
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Apr. 29, 2016
Have you read the May newsletter?
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Apr. 3, 2016
Have you read the April newsletterClick on the image.

Feb. 28, 2016
Have you read the March newsletterClick on the image.

Feb. 26, 2016
Are you going to Take the Mic in March?
The location has changed! Check out the new room.

Jan. 29, 2016
Read about the Pen to Published Pitchfest literary agents.

Jan. 24, 2016
Have you read the February newsletterClick on the image.

Jan. 12, 2016
Have you read the January newsletterClick on the image:

Dec. 9, 2015
CONTEST DATE CHANGE!
We're giving writers a procrastinator's dream holiday gift...The Play Contest deadline has been extended until New Year's Eve! So, eat some latkes, drink some eggnog, and then...GET WRITING!

Nov. 25, 2015
EVENT DATE CHANGE!
Will you be participating in the January "Take the Mic" event? Click here for the new date.

Nov. 26, 2015
Have you read the December newsletterClick on the image:

Nov. 7, 2015
Have you read the November newsletterClick here.
Redwood Writers November 2015 Newsletter

Oct. 17, 2015
Need an agent? Don't miss your chance to make a pitch! Click here to sign up.

Aug. 9, 2015
The times they are a' changin' ...  check out the new times for member meetings starting in September.

July 13, 2015
Non-member meeting fees will climb in September. Join today to enjoy lower entry fees.

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Website Features

AnthologyPreOrder2August 18
Can't make it to the 2016 Anthology Launch Party? Pre-order your book(s) and pick them up at the monthly meetings.

May 14, 2016
Did you miss the 2016 Redwood Writers Conference? See photos and comments by clicking here.

Jan. 1, 2016
Happy New Year!

The Half-Year Membership Discount Rate starts today! Don't miss your chance to fulfill a New Year's resolution and become a Redwood Writers member.

Sept. 29, 2015
Are you a new Redwood Writers member? Find out about the club's wonderful features at an upcoming orientation meeting. Any member is welcome to attend.

Sept. 24, 2015
Have you read the October newsletterClick here.

Sept. 3, 2015
Hot off the press, read the September newsletter.

Aug. 10, 2015
Help us change the ListServ's name. Vote on the home page poll.

July 1, 2015
Check out the new RW board and leadership

June 30, 2015
Need some writing inspiration? Check out the RW Pinterest pages. Watch for some of the latest Pins on Redwood's live stream feed posted down to the right --->

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