General Meetings are held the second Saturday of the month at the Brea Community Center, 695 E. Madison Way, Brea, CA 92821.
For a map and directions, click here.
Meeting fees are $10 for Members and $20 for Non-Members.
Meeting Schedule for August 8, 2009:
9:30 am: Doors Open / Ask an Authorâ€”Volunteer Ask an Author/s for August: Karen Kay
10:30 – 10:45 am: Announcements
Morning Workshop: ALYSON NOEL New York Times, USA Today & Publisherâ€™s Weekly bestselling, award-winning author of the Immortals series, including Evermore and Blue Moon, will talk about Drama, Angst and Heartache: Writing the Young Adult Novel
11:50 â€“ 1:00: Lunch Break (Lunch Orders available)
12:45 – 1:00: New Member Orientation
12:30 â€“ 1:00: Book signings (check www.occrwa.org for schedule)
1:00 – 1:30 pm: General Meeting and Announcements
Afternoon Speaker: KARL IGLESIAS, a screenwriter, script doctor and consultant, best-selling author of Writing for Emotional Impact: Advanced Dramatic Techniques to Attract, Engage, and Fascinate the Reader From Beginning to End and The 101 Habits of Highly Successful Screenwriters. Karl is going to discuss Writing for Emotional Impact
3:00 pm: Meeting Adjourns
Attention: OCC Members Attending the Meeting–Monthly Critique Drawings!
Volunteer Critique Author for August: Jennifer Haymore
Important 2009 Dates to Remember:
August 10, 2009 – September 5, 2009â€”OCC Online Class: Using Body Language and Vocal Gestures to Create More Believable Characters with Bill Edmunds. For information click HERE
Saturday, August 22, 2009: Character and Conflict; Point of View and Dialogue
Multi-published authors Deb Mullins and Charlotte Lobb (aka Charlotte Maclay), will help you stretch your writing abilities and move you on the road to publishing. These are the basics of writing a good book, drawing in your readers (and editors) and pumping up the emotion. Building these basic skills – and maybe latching onto some advanced techniques – will up your chances of making THE SALE.
Join them from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 for a full day of learning and growth in your craft at the Brea Community Center (Art Studio). Donâ€™t miss this special presentation from two of OCCâ€™s very talented and successful authors! For more info Click Here
For current Online Class Schedule and registration information, please visit http://www.occrwa.org/onlineclasses.html.
For more chapter meeting information visit OCCâ€™s website at http://occrwa.org/meetings.htm