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Summary of August 26, 2017 Meeting

Our August meeting was a huge success! Thanks to all of our poets who read their work, or the work of others, at our second annual Appreciation of Poetry event. (more…)

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Summary of July 22, 2017 Meeting

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAHi everybody. I’m writing this from a hotel room in Bend, Oregon. Looking forward to tubing the Deschutes River around lunchtime, but right now I have a few hours to put this summary blog together.

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Summary of June 24, 2017 Meeting

Jeri Westerson

Jeri Westerson

Another great meeting, thanks to a fine speaker and an enthusiastic audience. More than fifty people came to hear Jeri Westerson talk about how to do historical research. She also demonstrated several medieval weapons!   (more…)

Summary of May 27, 2017 Meeting

I thought Memorial Day would step all over our attendance, but fifty people showed up. Yowza. (more…)

How Do Books Become Bestsellers?

Jane Friedman, indie pub, amwriting, book publishing

Jane Friedman, publishing industry expert

What is the best path to publishing success? Is it critical to land an agent and traditional publisher, or should you go with an indie publisher or do it yourself? (more…)

Summary of April 22, 2017 Meeting

Wow, what a meeting! We held our first-ever elections (to elect an interim board until regular elections in October). (more…)

Follow CJ on the Pacific Crest Trail – Corrected Link!

CJ hiking 2014

A Book in the Making! Greetings to my friends at the Diamond Valley Writers Guild. I’ve had  requests for tracking information for my upcoming hike along the Pacific Crest Trail, which will hopefully become another book in my “CJ’s Outdoor Adventure Series,” on Amazon. 

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