​​​​​North State Writers

  A Branch of the California Writers Club


Rod Warren, Steve Ferchaud,

Tom Watson Description

& Illustration in all Books

June 2019

Thatcher C. Nalley

#1 Amazon Bestselling Author, May 2016

Kandi Maxwell

Publishing Short Stores,

Poems, & Memoirs

July 2017


Three Approaches to Intensify Your Novel


Michelle Curran

Local Literacy Group

Aug 2016 

Teresa LeYung-Ryan

Margie Yee-Webb

​March 2016

“Scott Evans knows all about the collisions between the literary, commercial, and academic worlds and he blends them seamlessly in this intriguing tale of trust, betrayal, and redemption.”     – John Lescroart, New York Times bestselling author known for his series of legal and crime thrillers featuring the characters Dismas Hardy, Abe Glitsky and Wyatt Hunt

Past Guest Speakers/Workshops

Veterans Memorial Hall
554 Rio Lindo Ave,  Chico, CA

(Meetings are Free & Open to the Public)

Thatcher C. Nalley (Heidi)

#1 Bestselling Amazon Author

November 2016

Coming Soon On...

Zu Vincent

Senior Editor, Novelist

February 2017

Scott Evans holds a Master’s in English from the University of California, Davis, and teaches at the University of the Pacific in Central California, including fiction writing and a course titled “Crime, Punishment, and Justice.”  He also teaches legal writing for the King Hall Law School’s Outreach Program at the University of California, Davis. Before returning to California, he taught at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, which is one of the settings in his “literary” murder mysteries.


Debra Lucero


​Oct 2016

Commander David Bruhn

Research & Writing

January 2017

Nov 5th


Writers Bootcamp

Susan Spann

Mystery Author & Publishing Law Expert, June 2016 

LeeAnne Krusemark

Writing Irresistible Query Letters

May 2017

OCTOBER 16TH, 6 p.m.

Dr. Cara Gubbins

Book Trailers

March 2017

Media Workshop for Writers

Mary Nugent & Kyra Evans

Chico Enterprise Record reporters

February 2016

Nora Profit

'Everything You Know 

About Writing is a Lie'

August 2017

Please Join Us On...

Quincy Tatum, Technology Dept Manager

Chico State University Wildcat Store

January 2016 

Jan 18TH (2018), 6 p.m.

Candy Maxwell


Zu Vincent

​How to use Dialog

​Nov 20TH, 6 p.m.

​​Click Here To Buy

Linda Champion

The Elusive Fair Tale,

August 2017

Nancy Weigman

North State Public Radio

KCHO & KFPR Host, Aug 2016

Emily Gallo & Glenn Tucker

Audio Books

April 2017

Cindy Sample

​Award Winning Author

​April 2016

Dec 15TH, 6 p.m.

NSW Christmas Party

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