We'll kick off the New Year with our annual planning meeting/brunch at Prez Sue McGinty's house from 10 AM to noon. Members, or prospective members only, for this meeting. Please RSVP via e-mail so I get the food numbers right and let me know if you need directions. Thanks.
At 2 PM the Paso Robles Library (1000 Spring St.) has scheduled a disscussion by Laurie Gibson called "Get (Book) Smart!" This is a "behind the scenes" peek at the publishing world. Highlights of the talk include tips for finding a literary agent, how to prepare a manuscript for submission to an editor or publisher, as well as a brief review of how a manuscript is turned into an actual book. Bring your questions for the Q&A session, designed to address writers' specific concerns.
Laurie Gibson is a Central Coast editor/proofreader with more than a decade of experience, and whose previous projects include "The Color Purple" and "Mrs. Dalloway," along with numerous titles by bestselling business author Brian Tracy.The cost to attend "Get (Book) Smart!" is $10 cash, and although the talk is not sponsored by the library, it will be held in the library's conference center. For more information, please contact Laurie Gibson at (831) 646-4610 or firstname.lastname@example.org.