December 8, 2007 â€“ Chapter meeting ~Doors open at 9:30. Meeting
starts at 10:30. Members $10 and Non-members $20.
Pre-meeting Ask An Author â€“ 9:30 to 10:30 in the back of the general
meeting room ~ Charlotte Maclay (Contemporary, historical & mystery),
Debra Mullins (Historical) , Susan Squires (Historical & Paranormal)
Morning Workshop â€“ 10:30 to 11:30 – Susan Squires, Best-selling
author, speaks on “The Ties That Bind: A New Look At Story Tension”
PAW Meeting – None this month
Lunch break ~ 11:30
Book Signings â€“12:15 to 12:45 ~ Cherry Adair, Susan Squires, Marie
Farrarella, and Laura Wright
ALL BOOKS MUST BE ORDERED IN ADVANCE by midnight Tuesday,
November 3, 2007. To order books please email Michelle Thorne at
agreatreadoccrwa@ aol.com or visit Michelle’s website and prepay with
You may order by phone at (909) 720-6226.
Afternoon Program – 1:00 to 3:00 – Cherry Adair, New York Times/USA
Today best-selling author whose novels have been translated into 13
languages ~ “Writing Dialog That Sells”
December “Critique of the Month” author ~ Karen Kay ~ Bring
your first chapter and enter for a chance to win.
For more chapter meeting information http://occrwa. com/meetings. htm
Mark your calendars:
December 8 ~
Vote for the 2008 OCC Board of Directors ~ President, Sue Phillips;
Vice-President, Randi Jorgensen; Treasurer, Mindy Neff; Secretary,
Sandy Brown; Programs, Bobbie Cimo; Membership, Rowena Hacker.
Holiday Craft Faire ~ If you are “crafty” and want to bring/donate
items for the Holiday Craft Faire at our December meeting, contact
Charla Chin at charwrites@yahoo. com. The rest of us can shop for
that special gift we need to buy.
Career Planning: An Evening with Cherry Adair ~ Join us for a small
workshop following our December chapter meeting on how to craft your
own career plan. Cost: $30. Limited to 20 people.
January 12, 2008 ~ New York Times bestselling author, Carly Phillips
presents her program “Writing Process: There is No Wrong Way”
January 14 – February 10: Online Class ~ “Pitch Perfect” with Janet Wellington
February 9 ~ Valentine’s Day Event ~ Speaker, Pamela Britton; Raffles
February 11 – March 10: Online Class ~ “Color Me Blogging” with Amanda Brice
All month â€“ Podcasting at OCC ~Join Jina Baccar for “Author Talk in The OC” with your favorite authors and also hear OCC/RWA November Podcast