• 2019 "Endeavor" Anthology

    Deadline:
    March 15, 2019
    9 p.m.

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2019 Anthology
"Endeavor"
WORKSHOP

Saturday
Jan. 19, 2019
10 a.m. – noon
Flamingo Hotel

REDWOOD
WRITERS
CIRCLE

Saturday
Jan. 26, 2019
10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Location: Rohnert Park

2019 ACADEMY
WORKSHOP:
"PR For Authors"

Saturday
Feb. 2, 2019
9:30 a.m. – noon
Flamingo Hotel

REDWOOD
WRITERS
SALON

Sunday
Feb. 17, 2019
1 – 4 p.m.
Sebastopol

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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CLICK HERE TO OPEN THE FEBRUARY MEETING FLIER

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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CLICK HERE TO OPEN THE 2019 MEETINGS FLIER

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JANUARY NEWSLETTER

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CONGRATULATIONS!

Find out who won the 2018 YA & Middle Grade Contest and read the winning stories.

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.