Who We are

CWC members write novels, short stories, screen plays , poetry, nonfiction articles, books and more. More than half of our members  are published.


We are a 501(c)(6) nonprofit and one of 22 branches in the state. Our state organization is a 501(c)(3) and that website is www.calwriters.org


Free meetings take place at Los Altos United Methodist Church
5950 E. Willow St. (at Woodruff).
Check in at the community room (Heritage Hall).
Networking starts at 2:30 pm. The speaker program takes place from 3:00-5:00 p.m. 
No reservation needed. Contact info@calwriterslongbeach.org



June 10 - Sheri Fink " Adventures in Independent Children's Book Publishing for Fun and Profit"

July 8 - Open Mic  

August 12 - Jeri Westerson "From Medieval to Modern Marketing" 

September 9 - Antoine Wilson "On Revision" 

October 14 - Christina LePool (topic TBA) 

November 11 - Pat Spencer "Yes! You can traditionally publish your work without an agent"

 December 9 - Winter Fest (networking, open mic, festive treats)


June 10, 2023


Sheri Fink


"Adventures in Independent Children's (and Adult) Book Publishing"

Sheri Fink is the successful author and publisher of a dozen children's books and two books for adults. She will share her experience and insights about both the children's and adult book market as an independent or "indie" publisher—with valuable information for writers of all genres.