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You can visit our website at https://www.southerncalwriters.org for more details, where you can RSVP for our meetings.
The Southern California Writers Association is dedicated to helping writers from all genres hone their skills and advance their careers. Members network and share vital information at meetings on the third Saturday of every month.
SCWA presents expert speakers every month, covering a variety of topics. Speakers present lively, informative lectures and workshops during morning and afternoon sessions. A buffet lunch is included. The meetings are always open to non-members, so make plans to attend next month. For more information, please visit the Meetings page.
SCWA is open to writers at all levels, from all genres. Writers just starting out find the club especially helpful. Members create in many genres and have published in a number of fields including:
- Science Fiction
- Web content
- Advertising and PR
For more about our members, please visit https://www.southerncalwriters.org
Upcoming events (4+)See all
- Gift Giving Ideas for you Characters - Matt Coyle and Maddie Margarita19 Restaurant & Lounge, Laguna Woods, CA
Struggling with what to give your favorite characters this holiday season? Have they been naughty or nice? Good or evil? Strong or vulnerable? Or worse yet –uninteresting, lack depth, or unmemorable?
Join us for our holiday celebration, Saturday, December 16th, when Matt Coyle (aka Santa Claus) and Maddie Margarita discuss gift-giving ideas - good, bad, and ugly –for your characters that will literally change their lives forever!
Of course, there will be fun, books, raffles, a few laughs, terrific insights into writing- and an opportunity to celebrate the holidays, network with fellow writers– and eat!!
Have a favorite cookie recipe—bring it and samples along to share with your tribe!
Matt Coyle is the author of the best-selling Rick Cahill crime novels. Writing at night for over a decade, his debut novel, Yesterday’s Echo, was finally published in 2013. The wait was almost worth it as it won the Anthony Award for Best First Novel, the San Diego Book Award for Best Mystery, the Ben Franklin Award for Best New Voice in Fiction. He has written ten novels in his award-winning Rick Cahill series including his recently released Odyssey’s End.
******Please purchase your tickets in advance to ensure admittance at the security gate 12!!!*******
Who: Matt Coyle
When: Saturday, December 16th
Time: Coffee 9:30 am
Meeting w/ Speaker 10:00 am
Followed by book signings, lunch and networking
Where: 19th Hole Restaurant
24122 Moulton Pkwy
Laguna Hills, Ca.
Tickets include: Coffee, speaker, sit-down buffet lunch and networking. (Just like the old days! Lol)
For tickets and information about SCWA membership please go to https://southerncalwriters.org/
*******Tickets MUST BE PURCHASED IN ADVANCE so your name can be left at the security gate.*****