The CWC Sacramento Branch is a fantastic opportunity for writers to meet and network with other writers and industry professionals in the local community. Our historic organization hosts twice-monthly meetings open to the public which include presentations by renowned speakers. The benefits of membership include participation in critique groups, 40% discount for luncheon meetings and information about local writing workshops, conferences and events. All genres of fiction and non-fiction are welcome. Our members range from students who are just starting out to writers who have been published many times over. We support writers of all levels, ages, genres and writing styles.
Monthly Meetings: First Friday Networking 9am Coco's Restaurant 7887 Madison Avenue, Citrus Heights Free to attend. Attendees pay for their own breakfast.
Third Saturday Luncheon Meeting 11am - 1pm Cattlemen's Restaurant 12409 Folsom Boulevard, Rancho Cordova $25 fee covers speaker and club expenses (includes lunch) Members pay $15 (40% discount!)
Member Benefits: -Discounts for luncheon meetings, seminars, and other CWC events -Participation in critique groups -Monthly "Sacramento Writer" newsletter -Quarterly "Bulletin" distributed to all members of all branches -The CWC Literary Review, annual magazine of members' stories
Some of our former speakers include: ML Hamilton (Author of 37 Fantasy and Adult Novels) Grant Faulkner (Executive director of NaNoWriMo) Erika Mailman (Distinguished author of 4 historical novels) Lee Foster (Travel writer/photographer) Christina Deptula (Publicist) Mark Coker (Smashwords) James N. Frey (Acclaimed author and creative writing instructor) Jordan Rosenfeld (Writers Digest author and coach)