MWA NorCal members at Bouchercon!

Going to BoucherCon 2016? Check out the panels of your NorCal members–here’s some for   Thursday, September 15: John Billheimer, 9:00, Another Tricky Day Tess Collins, 1:30, Can’t You Hear Me Knocking? Ann Parker, 1:30, Road to Find Out Catherine Coulter, 1:30, Something to Talk About Janet Finsilver 3:00, Scooby Snacks Janet Rudolph (M), 3:00, Small … Read more

Some Quick Links For Libraries

Crime Writers & Libraries: MWA NorCal Mystery Writers of America (membership fee, but NorCal meetings are open to all) has many resources for new writers, from mentors and manuscript evaluations to data bases of libraries and bookshops. The NorCal Chapter of MWA serves northern California and Nevada. Check out some library-themed resources for writers below! Authors for Libraries (American … Read more

August Event: Loving the Library at Rockridge

August 13th 11:30am-12:30pm Oakland Public Library—Rockridge Branch 5366 College Avenue Oakland, CA  94618 (510) 597-5017 Writers and Libraries: a mutual admiration society. Emily Weak, the adult services librarian at the Rockridge branch, talks about what we authors can do to best work with libraries.  What do librarians need? How can a writer both use libraries, … Read more

What You Missed: The Bay Area Book Fest

We were out in force at the Bay Area Book Festival this past weekend, with a hoppin’ booth featuring giveaways of one-page short fiction by our members, a raffle of MWA anthologies,  and more   The Set Up:           Members Cara Black and Reece Hirsch: .            Member Rita … Read more