April Events at OCC/RWA

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You won’t want to miss OCC’s monthly meeting, this coming Saturday, April 10th, at the Brea Community Center!

Our morning workshop presenter is OCC member Nancy Farrier, presenting Writing Inspirational Romance. Nancy has published seven novels, three novellas, and coauthored one nonfiction book. She has also published many articles and short stories in magazines such as Today’s Christian Woman and Focus on the Family Clubhouse. Her most recent release is Painted Desert,three stories of inspirational romance.

In the afternoon, we’ll hear from Michele Scott, author of the Wine Lover’s Mystery series, speaking on “Women’s Fiction: Getting it Right.” A San Diego resident, Michele has nine books out with more on the way. Her latest novel is El Patron, available March 2010, and A Toast To Murder, A Wine Lover’s Mystery, an April 2010 Berkley release.

Doors open at 9:30 AM for Ask-an-Author with Janet Cornelow, writing as Janet Quinn.

Deadline for the 2010 ORANGE ROSE CONTEST is Saturday, April 10th…bring your entries to the meeting. Contest Coordinator Lynn Nissen will be there to answer questions and receive manuscripts.

Meetings are held at the Brea Community Center, 695 E. Madison Way,Brea, 92821. See you there!.

Don’t miss “What Does Nora Roberts Know That You Don’t? Learn How to Unlock the Simple Secrets Behind Every Best Seller and Blockbuster Film” with Carol Hughes.

Learn about the 18 scenes that every story contains, no matter its length or genre. Find out how to identify your character’s mental gender and what impact that has upon readers. Discover how your character’s arc drives your story and how your story drives your character’s arc. Learn the four throughlines of every story and how to weave them together.

Award winning writer, poet, journalist, filmmaker Carol Hughes has a lot more in common with Jason Bourne than Matt Damon. But Matt Damon is definitely cuter. So she’s now turning her real life adventures into fictional stories–much to the consternation of former colleagues.

For more information or to register, please visit http://www.occrwa.org/onlineclassApr10.html

Complete information about membership and all events can be found at our website: www.occrwa.org. And don’t forget to check out our chapter blog, A Slice of Orange, found at: http://occsliceoforange.blogspot.com/

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