NEWS & EVENTS

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​I used to blog on a separate site, but have decided it's easier to have everything in one place -- and as bad as I've been keeping things current, that makes a difference! The blog page contains bits and pieces, musings and rants, freeform sharing, just as before.  I write something strikes my fancy, so there will be a wide variety of subjects.  Reader feedback is always welcome, so come join the fun and let me know what you think.

Not sure of the process, but I'm going to try to bring over all my archived blogs. I also want to invite all those who were following the old ones to come join us here.

 

 

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

The NCPA June lunch meeting will be held at the usual location, Denny's restaurant at 3520 Auburn Blvd., Sacramento. It starts at noon and ends at 2:00 PM, although members often stay later to visit. There is no cost to attend, although we appreciate attendees supporting Denny's by at least buying something to drink. Guests are always welcome! Lunch meetings are more casual. We don't have a formal speaker, but spend time reviewing what happened in the monthly evening meeting. We also discuss upcoming events and industry news.

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

This workshop, Navigating the Publishing Maze, Self-Publishing 101, is hosted by the California Capital Women's Business Center. It lasts from 9:30 AM to 2:30 PM, with a 30 minute lunch break. Everyone who attends receives a copy of the workbook, and will take an active part in the class. Whether you have published multiple books or are just thinking about creating your first manuscript, there will be lots to learn and share.

The address is 1792 Tribute Rd., #270, Sacramento, CA 95815. Check in opens up at 8:00 AM. Bring your notes, your questions, and be prepared to have a good time!

Thursday, July 11, 2019

The NCPA July evening meeting will be held at the usual location, Denny's restaurant at 3520 Auburn Blvd., Sacramento. It starts at 6:30 PM and ends at 8:30 PM, although members often stay later to visit. There is no cost to attend, although we appreciate attendees supporting Denny's by at least buying something to drink. Guests are always welcome! We don't have a guest speaker for this meeting, so will have an open discussion about upcoming events, new publications, marketing, promotions, etc. 

It's time for the California State Fair.  

Don't miss the California Author's Booth.

If you love to read, what could be better than meeting lots of California authors and getting them to autograph books for you? Each day there will be several different authors covering a variety of different genres. Check the calendar for your favorite and come out to meet and support them. I'll be there on opening day, July 12th, and also on the 21st., 24th., and 26th. My name is not on the calendar for the 26th, but I'm filling in for someone who had to cancel. The booth is right across from Cinnabon, so you can't miss us.

Saturday,

October 12, 2019

Readers and revelers will once again gather at the Great Valley Bookfest—a fun-filled festival for all!  I'll be there with the other authors, having fun talking about books. I'll also be heading a panel discussion on non-fiction, so be sure to bring your questions and comments about the genre.

BOOK IT: October 12th, 2019
Come Celebrate the FUN of Reading!

The Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley
aka Bass Pro Center
Hwy 120 @ Union Road exit
280 Lifestyle Rd., Manteca
10AM to 4PM

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