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OCC/RWA Meeting Reminder
OCC/RWA Chapter Meeting: Saturday, May 10, 2014
Where we meet: Brea Community Center 695 Madison Way, Brea, CA 92821
First-time guests are $10; all visits after are $20
Doors open @ 9 a.m.
KC Burns & Dee Ann Palmer
Author First Chapter Critique:
Patricia Thayer & Nancy Farrier
Jacqueline Diamond â€œYour Writing Career: Mistakes to Avoidâ€
Drawing on thirty years as a published novelist and her experiences in teaching more than 100 writing students, Jackie will provide a range of cautions to help writers at any stage of their journey sidestep the pitfalls. Topics will include writing skills, professional conduct, attitudes, social media and more.
Jacqueline Diamond has sold more than 95 novels, including romantic comedy, romantic suspense, fantasy, mystery and Regency historical romance, to a range of publishers.A two-time finalist for the Rita Award, Jackie received a Career Achievement Award from Romantic Times
Dr. Leeshawn Cradoc-Moore â€œRelax and Be Fierce Not Afraidâ€
So your creative genius has released a wonderful novel? So, now, what do you do? It is time to sell your novel, but your fear of public speaking has you terrified. What happens if you are in an elevator or sitting next to a publisher at a meeting and you’re overcome with fear? This workshop will teach you how to quickly shirk the fear, to present yourself strongly and cofidently so you can close the deal within minutes. Leeshawn Cradoc-Moore, PhD. is an award winning inspirational speaker. As an active Toastmaster and area governor for E4 of District 12, she continues to grow as a public speaker while encouraging her clubs to achieve their speaking and leadership goals. During her leadership, many of the club members have written and sold books and launched successful speaking careers and businesses.