Current Meeting

Dear Members: 
We hope you’ll be able to join us for our very first virtual meeting on Saturday, March 21, featuring author Joan Gelfand’s presentation “You Can Be A Winning Writer: The 4 C’s Approach to Author Success.” (See below for more details.)
The meeting will take place from the comfort of your own home, on your computer, using Zoom videoconferencing. You’ll need to register in advance for this meeting. It’s easy–just give us your name and email address. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
Questions? Don’t hesitate to email me.
I look forward to “seeing” you all on Saturday!
Audrey Kalman
CWC SF Peninsula
10:30 a.m. – Meet online and mingle
10:45 a.m. – Club business
11:00 a.m. – Speaker presentation
12:00 p.m. – Think Tank
THIS MEETING will be free for all online attendees.

Getting Published!

You Can Be A Winning Writer: The 4 C’s Approach to Author Success

 Learn the 4 C’s© you can master to become a well-published author

 Joan teaches the critical steps to take to build Craft, Community, Commitment, & Confidence – a sure fire and proven approach.

 Joan’s poetry, fiction and reviews are in national and international publications.  Joan is a member of the National Book Critics Circle, Development Chair of the Women’s National Book Association and blogs regularly for the Huffington Post.
Joan’s newest collection of poetry, The Long Blue Room, is from Benicia Literary Arts, 2014. Her previous books are: A Dreamer’s Guide to Cities and Streams, San Francisco Bay Press, Here & Abroad, (winner of the 2010 Cervena Barva Fiction Award) and Seeking Center, Two Bridges Press. 


Think Tank : Make your writing known: Creating your professional digital presence and brand

Sheetal will tell you whether you are looking to increase your readership, make your writing known, advance your career by exploring new opportunities, or communicating the value you bring in your current role, in today’s world, it is essential to have a digital professional brand story – an online roadmap for how people will experience you (as a writer and your writing). She will more than cover: 

  1. Understand why an online presence is critical to communicating with your audience
  2. Learn the steps to creating your digital professional presence and brand, starting with understanding what your story is now to where to put your story online
  3. Prototype and test your short-form digital professional brand story using research-informed storytelling strategies