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BOOK SIGNING for HELL’S PLAYGROUND
Come chat with John Davison and author Jil Plummer
Saturday Oct. 27th – 12 to 5 pm
Papillon Coffee shop, Fiesta Square, 67 Lafayette Circle, Lafayette
Hell’s Playground tells the dramatic story of Private John Davison’s experiences in the Vietnam war during one of the worst prison riots in military history. This book also explores the devastating unintended harm done to a young soldier by protesters in his own country.
PUBLIC CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOP
Saturday, October 6th, 2018 – 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
JFK University Pleasant Hill Campus
Where is your Next Level?
Creative Writing for the 21st Century
Successful Mystery Writer
“I’ve been a factory worker, a translator, a teacher, an experimental physicist, a nuclear safeguards engineer, a writer, a waitress, a miniaturist, a paralegal, a nun, a minister, a short order cook, a ticket taker, an editor, a crafter, and a cotton candy twirler.” – Camille on her qualifications for being a successful mystery writer.
Hour Workshop focuses on:
- Moving you to the Next Step in your Writing
- Advanced Writing Craft
- Modern Publishing Techniques
- Designed for current Fiction, Memoir, and Creative Non-Fiction writers
Camille Minichino is the author of 30 commercially successful fiction and non-fiction books, including The Periodic Table Mysteries, The Miniature Mysteries, under pen name Margaret Grace, The Professor Sophie Knowles Mysteries, under the name Ada Madison, and The Postmistress Mysteries, under the name Jean Flowers. Camille received her Ph.D. in physics from Fordham University, New York City. She is currently on the faculty of Golden Gate University, San Francisco and an instructor in the Emeritus Program of Diablo Valley College. She teaches writing techniques throughout the Bay Area. Camille is Past President and a member of NorCal Mystery Writers of America, NorCal Sisters in Crime, and the California Writers Club.
The enrollment fee for this workshop is $40. For Online Enrollment, Click on the Link: https://diablo.cr3.rschooltoday.com/public/getclass/category_id/226/program_id/57
Phone number to enroll: (925) 969-4600
ROBERT FROST CLASS
David Alpaugh will be teaching a class on Robert Frost for U.C. Berkeley’s OLLI program beginning September 26th.
There will be six Wednesday sessions—10 a.m. to Noon—beginning September 26 and ending October 31.
Classes will be held at University Hall, just two blocks from the downtown Berkeley BART station.
If you are interested in an in-depth exploration of America’s favorite, but often misunderstood, 20th Century poet my syllabus and registration details are available at:
Coming in April
BAY AREA BOOK FESTIVAL
CWC NorCal is looking for volunteers to staff the CWC table in 2 – 4 hour shifts. Volunteers are there to talk about CWC, but are also encouraged to display and sell their own books.
Stay tuned for details.
Events are posted as a benefit for Mt. Diablo members and does not imply endorsement of product or service.
Cuesta College, Hwy 1, San Luis Obispo, CA
September 28-30, 2017
$225.00, lunches additional $18.00 for Friday and Saturday. Special speaking event at Cal Poly (additional fee
TBA), private critiques $10.00 by appointment. Friday wine, dinner, and MOTH event at the Inn at Morro Bay
(additional fee TBA). Lodging not included.