Bay Area Women Who Have Self Published

By: on August 14, 2003 | # | Comments (1)

The Wild Writing Women are mentioned in Adair Lara's article in the SF Chronicle Datebook section, today.

Here's to the ladies who launch: Bay Area women team up to publish their own books.

Also mentioned are Travelers' Tales contributors Terri Hinte and Barbara Baer.


Bright Lights, Big City

By: on July 9, 2003 | # | Comments (0)

The Marsh event last night was a good time. A different kind of reading than any I've done before. It was held at a performance theatre in the Mission neighborhood of San Francisco. An intimate horseshoe theatre that let the audience sit close to the stage. For us, the set consisted of a music stand for a podium and a lone microphone.

I was first to go up, and nearly blinded by the stage lights. It has been a long time since I've acted on stage(high school), and I'd forgotten about the brightness. We couldn't see the audience, just darkness. Dim silhouettes and hazy outlines of people sitting in the front rows was all that I could make out.

I read most of "A Prude in Patpong" from Sand In My Bra and did my best to look to all parts of the theatre. The six of us read from paper, as no one had memorized their "travel(mono)logues." But I tried to look up as often as I could, smile and pause appropriately, and gesture as needed. Mostly, I stood with my hands behind my back because I didn't know what else to do with them and didn't want them just hanging neanderthal-like at my side. The audience laughed and I was happy, but had no idea how the others were going to read. Or perform?

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Wild Writing Women Salon: July 2003

By: on July 1, 2003 | # | Comments (1)
I'm back in town and will be at the Wild Writing Women salon tomorrow night at the Monticello Inn. Several...

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Wild Writing Women - May 7 Salon

By: on May 6, 2003 | # | Comments (0)
Don't miss San Francisco Chronicle Travel Editor Christine Delsol tomorrow night at the Monticello Inn. The literary salons, hosted by...

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Glory Days

By: on April 5, 2003 | # | Comments (2)
My childhood friend Heather and I used to talk about the Glory Days being when we were going out with...

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WWW April Lit Salon -- Adair Lara

By: on March 27, 2003 | # | Comments (2)
Don't miss the April 2 Literary Salon sponsored by the Wild Writing Women and the Monticello Inn off Union Square....

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WWW March Literary Salon -- Larry Habegger

By: on March 5, 2003 | # | Comments (3)
Don't miss Larry Habegger tonight at the Monticello Inn. The literary salons, hosted by the Wild Writing Women every first...

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WWW: January Literary Salon — Bookpeople

By: on January 8, 2003 | # | Comments (1)
Judy Wheeler, Director of Sales/Marketing at Bookpeople will be demystifying the world of distribution tonight at the Wild Writing Women's...

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Award Winning Authors

By: on December 7, 2002 | # | Comments (1)
The Wild Writing Women are officially award winning authors. We just found out today. Stories of World Travel, our first...

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Wild Writing Women December Salon

By: on December 2, 2002 | # | Comments (3)
Don't miss the last literary salon of the year. On December 4, the Wild Writing Women wil be hosting another...

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Wild Writing Women Travel Writers Conference

By: on November 20, 2002 | # | Comments (3)
By popular demand, the Wild Writing Women have put together a workshop for travel writers. The first one will be...

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So, it's the author's job?

By: on October 28, 2002 | # | Comments (1)
When I worked at Travelers' Tales, we submitted several of our books for awards every year. And we won awards...

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WWW October Salon: Tracy Johnston

By: on October 1, 2002 | # | Comments (1)
Pamela Michael is hosting this month's Salon and her guest is Tracy Johnston, author of a book that is on...

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Bruce Kelley, editor-in-chief of San Francisco Magazine

By: on August 8, 2002 | # | Comments (1)
Last night was another smash hit for the Wild Writing Women. Our monthly literary salon at the Monticello Inn continues...

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Hosting the WWW Aug Lit Salon

By: on August 5, 2002 | # | Comments (0)
I can't believe it's August already! And that means that the first Wednesday of the month is the Wild Writing...

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Wild Writing Women June Newsletter

By: on June 5, 2002 | # | Comments (1)
I don't know how we do it, I really don't. May was a busy month for the Wild Writing Women,what...

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Stories of World Travel event @ Easy Going

By: on May 22, 2002 | # | Comments (1)
The event went well enough, but our expectations have risen to a high level rather quickly. At 40 people in...

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"The Art of Writing Travel Literature"

By: on May 21, 2002 | # | Comments (2)
Tonight, the Wild Writing Women have an event at Easy Going Travel Shop and Bookstore. I'll be mediating the panel...

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Kipen calls us "the Bay Area's own travel-writing supergroup"

By: on May 20, 2002 | # | Comments (0)
The Saturday of our return from the BEA, the Wild Writing Women were happy to see our names in David...

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BEA 2002: small publishers v. bigger publishers

By: on May 20, 2002 | # | Comments (0)
It is interesting that when authors are touting their books for publication, they often look to the big houses first...

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The Wild Writing Women inspire the AAUW in Half Moon Bay

By: on May 2, 2002 | # | Comments (0)
After reading about us in Paul McHugh's article, They have pen, will travel," in the Chronicle, Nancy Evans invited the...

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The WWW speak at USF to MFA writing students

By: on April 26, 2002 | # | Comments (1)
Last night was our first event for Stories of World Travel since the book was published with Globe-Pequot Press. Not...

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