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Cara Black credit Laura Skayhan

Meeting: Saturday, August 27th, 2-4 PM

New York Times bestselling author Cara Black will speak at Fremont Area Writers’ August meeting.  Ms Black will discuss how she weaves solid research and real world facts into successful works of fiction.

The creator of sixteen books in the well known Aimée Leduc series, Ms Black is a San Franciscan who spends much of her time in Paris.

This free event is free and open to the public, Saturday, August 27th, 2-4PM at DeVry University, 6600 Dumbarton Circle, Fremont, CA.  For more information, call 510 565 0619.

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Book Signing, Sale

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Fremont Area Writers are gearing up for a book signing and sale from 1-4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 6, in the Fukaya Room of Fremont Main Library. About a dozen authors will participate. Some will read from their works, including children’s literature, nature, history, super heroes, and religion. The library is located at 2400 Stevenson Blvd., at Stevenson Boulevard and Paseo Padre Parkway.

From left are Jan Small, book sale coordinator; Nancy Curteman, JoAnn Frisch, Lita Harrison, Penelope Cole, David Strom, Laila El-Sissi, Chris Dews, Judy Taylor, and Michael O’Donnell.

Photo by Carol Hall | Graphic  by Jan Small

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Three members of Fremont Area Writers have won recognition in writing contests sponsored by the San Mateo County Fair.

Dave Strom took first place in Digital Media Audiobook with The Malevolent Mystery Meat.

Tish Davidson won second place in the Genre Novel First Chapter for the first chapter of her second book,Dogonne Hot: A Nan Heitman Mystery. The prize includes publication in the anthology Carry the Light and coaching worth $150 with Beth Barany, developmental editor.

Cherilyn Jose, FAW treasurer, took second place in a Best Blog Contest for her entry, “My Manta Ray Encounter.” Her blog will also appear in the anthology.

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An Open Mic for writers to read their work is held from 7-9 p.m. at Suju’s Coffee and Tea, 3620 Thornton Ave., in Fremont, on the fourth Monday of the month.

Fremont Area Writers is a branch of the 1,700-member California Writers Club. To find out more, log on to www.cwc-fremontareawriters.org or contact Shirley Ferrante at (510) 791-8639.