Join us before the general meetings to participate in a Writers Table. These are short (40 minutes or so) informational or practice session on the craft of writing. Hosted by Mt. Diablo members, these sessions cover many topics of interest to writers.
Sign-in begins at 11:00. Writers Table begins at 11:15. Drop in any time.
January 11, 2020 – Police Procedures & Criminal Investigations: Whatever you want to know about policing!
Presented by: Bob O’Brien & John Schembra
Have you ever had a specific question–or just been curious—about how investigations and police encounters come up and are handled? This session shares the reality of what happens & how events can unfold. Presented by two retired police officers, with careers full of varied situations, this is a perfect way to understand all-important details that will make your writing read as if you were there.
Bob O’Brien is a Police Writer and Retired Police Sergeant. He’s been a CWC Mt. Diablo member since 2009.
John Schembra is an Award Winning Author and Retired Police Sergeant. He’s been a CWC Mt. Diablo member since 2018.
Please join Bob O’Brien and John Schembra as they share their experiences in police procedures and criminal investigations.
Upcoming Writers Tables
December 14 – No Writers Table due to “Three of Our Own”
February 8 – Even When the Content is Not Precisely Your Genre: You don’t know what you’re going to learn.
Presented by: Kymberlie Ingalls & Elisabeth Tuck
March 14 – No Writers Table due to workshop
April 11 – International Writing: It’s a whole big world out there
A Panel with: Dita Basu, Susan Berman, Deborah Greenberg
May 9 – No Writers Table due to workshop
June 13 – Travel & Writing: Travel imbues your writing with authenticity and interest.
A Panel with: Barbara Bentley, Jill Hedgecock, Bill Stong
Have an idea for a topic you’d like to see? Can you lead a session to share your own tips and knowledge? Let us know! Click here to view past topics.