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Next Meeting: Thursday, 20 SEPTEMBER 2018 at 6:30 PM

at Panera Bread, 13205 Jamboree Road (at Irvine Blvd), Tustin

13 Sep meeting notes; 20 Sep reading list

September 16, 2018

13 SEPTEMBER MEETING NOTES

Five people attended: Casey (read 1.5 chapters from Super Duper Love Story), Jo, Joanne, Leighanne, and Rosie (read 1.5 chapters from The Lion and the Eagle).

News and Notes

The 18 September LIT UP! will introduce a new location: Bardot Bars & Coffee, 662 El Camino Real in Tustin. It’s one stoplight south of Kean near 6th Street and El Camino in Old Town Tustin. You can download posters here (1-up and 2-up). The lineup:

As always, be sure to check the LIT UP Facebook page for the next meeting, and for details on past authors and programs.

 

20 SEPTEMBER READING LIST

Jo (9/13)
Glenda (8/30)
Maddie (8/30)
Donna (8/23)
P.J. (8/9)
Steve J. (8/16)
Shari (8/30)
Leighanne (9/13)
Joanne (9/13)
Burt (9/6)
Lance (9/6)
Rosie (9/13)
Casey (9/13)

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6 Sep meeting notes; 13 Sep reading list

September 8, 2018

6 SEPTEMBER MEETING NOTES

Six people attended: Burt (read seven chapters from what’s now called Blood on the Sun), Casey (read 1.5 chapters from Super Duper Love Story), Joanne (read her very short story, “Things That Are Not New”), Lance (read a chapter from Hot Pots), Leighanne, and Rosie.

News and Notes

The 18 September LIT UP! will introduce a new location: Bardot Bars & Coffee, 662 El Camino Real in Tustin. It’s one stoplight south of Kean near 6th Street and El Camino in Old Town Tustin. You can download posters here (1-up and 2-up). As always, be sure to check the LIT UP Facebook page for the next meeting, and for details on past authors and programs.

 

13 SEPTEMBER READING LIST

Jo (8/30)
Glenda (8/30)
Maddie (8/30)
Rosie (9/6)
Donna (8/23)
P.J. (8/9)
Steve J. (8/16)
Shari (8/30)
Leighanne (9/6)
Joanne (9/6)
Burt (9/6)
Casey (9/6)
Lance (9/6)

LIT UP! A Conversation between OC Writers & Readers, 18 Sep 2018

September 3, 2018

LIT UP logo

The next LIT UP! A Conversation with Orange County Writers and Readers is happening at 7:00 p.m. on 18 September in its new home at Bardot Bars & Coffee, 662 El Camino Real, Tustin (see the map below).

Map to Bardot Bars & Coffee, 662 El Camino Real, Tustin

Map to Bardot Bars & Coffee, 662 El Camino Real, Tustin

You can download posters here (1-up and 2-up).

Three featured local authors will read from their works and discuss them with the audience. The lineup:

As always, be sure to check the LIT UP Facebook page for more details on the authors. See you there!

Upcoming Author Events, Book Carnival, Orange, Sep 2018

September 3, 2018

Book CarnivalBook Carnival window, an independent Orange County bookstore dedicated to mysteries and thrillers, will host the following author readings/signings through the end of September:

  • Saturday, Sep 8, 1-3 p.m.: Peter Larsen (O.C. Register) in conversation with Craig Johnson (reserved seating; call 714-538-3210)
  • Saturday, Sep 8, 5-7 p.m.: Craig Johnson, Depth of Winter (reserved seating; call 714-538-3210)
  • Sunday, Sep 9, 3 p.m.: Peter Plauner, Sunrise Highway
  • Sunday, Sep 16, 3 p.m.: R. Vincent Tibbets, The Descent from Anvil; F. Howard Billings, When Gods War
  • Saturday, Sep 22, 2 p.m.: Warren Easley, Moving Targets
  • Saturday, Sep 22, 2–4 p.m.: Joanne Fluke, pre-launch party for Christmas Cake Murder (at Elks Lodge #2190, 20925 Osborne St., Canoga Park)
  • Sunday, Sep 23, 2 p.m.: Fidelis Morgan, The Countess Ashby De La Zouche Series
  • Tuesday, Sep 25, 7:30 p.m.: Andrew Gross, Button Man

The events are mostly free (unless marked otherwise), although it’d be nice if you buy the featured book. Book Carnival is located at 348 S. Tustin Street in Orange, three-ish blocks south of Chapman Avenue. Look for more information on the store’s website or Facebook page.

Upcoming Author Events, Mystery Ink Books, Sep 2018

September 3, 2018

Independent bookstore Mystery Ink will be hosting the following author events through the end of September:

  • Sunday, Sep 9, 2 p.m.: Jeri Westerson, The Deepest Grave

Events are free, but it would be nice if you bought a book. Mystery Ink is located at 8907 Warner Ave. #135 in Huntington Beach. Get more information on their website or Facebook page.

SCWA: Caitlin Rother, “Wrestling Any Story Into Narrative Structure,” 15 Sep 2018

September 3, 2018

SCWA logoThe 15 September Southern California Writers Association meeting features NYT best-selling true-crime author and LIT UP! alum Caitlin Rother speaking about wrestling any story into narrative structure.

Caitlin Rother has written or co-authored twelve books and several Kindle ebooks. A Pulitzer-nominated investigative journalist, Caitlin worked nearly twenty years for daily newspapers. She now writes books full-time, appearing regularly on TV and radio as a crime expert. She also helps aspiring authors as a writing/research coach and consultant, and teaches narrative non-fiction and other classes at San Diego Writers, Ink.

The meeting takes place at the Claim Jumper restaurant on 18050 Brookhurst Street in Fountain Valley. Doors open at 8:30 and the program begins at 9:00. Tickets are $25 for members, $35 for non-members ($30 with a reservation), and include a buffet breakfast. Check the SCWA website for more information.

Upcoming Author Events, Laguna Beach Books, Sep 2018

September 3, 2018

Laguna Beach Books signIndependent bookstore Laguna Beach Books will be hosting the following author events through the end of September:

  • Sunday, September 16, 4 p.m.: Victoria Patterson, The Secret Habit of Sorrow
  • Sunday, September 30, 5 p.m.: Mace Morse, In Every Corner of This House

Events are free unless otherwise noted. Laguna Beach Books is located at 1200 South Coast Highway in Laguna Beach. Get more information on their website or Facebook page.

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