Dickens Fest in Riverside Coming in February
Dickens Fest in Riverside. 400 Main Street, Riverside CA 92501. Celebrating the life and works of Charles Dickens and his impact on society, this Victorian themed festival has food, gifts, costumes and decor, actors, musicians and literary masters gathering for your enjoyment. CWC SoCal sponsors a booth, members can rest while working a shift or just stop by and say hello. More at dickensfest.com..

2019 San Francisco Writing for Change ‪Conference -- write to change the world and get it published! ‬SFW4C will cover all genres because history shows any book can bring about change. ‪Saturday, September 14, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.‬ Keynoter is author/actress/activist Brooke Axtell (She is Rising), with a full faculty of presenters including O.G. Rev Harry Louis Williams II, Michael Warr (Of Poetry and Protest), Melissa Hart (The Writer and author of Better with Books), Mango Press Acquiring Editor Brenda Knight, literary agents Peter Beren and Laurie McLean, and Smashwords’ Jim Azevedo. Free editorial consult -- including with Gina Mulligan and Joey Garcia -- included for attendees. SFW4C will be held at First Unitarian Universalist Center (Geary @ Franklin) in San Francisco. For details, see sfwritingforchange dot org.