READERS AND WRITERS CALENDAR DEC. 16-30, 2018

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By Sam Warren © 2018

“The secret of good writing is to say an old thing in a new way or a new thing in an old way.” —Richard Harding Davis, journalist and author (1864-1916)

 

December 12, 2018 (San Diego) – From a year-end wrap-up at the Book Catapult to book discussions, author signings and a holiday writers’ potluck, here are the upcoming local literary events in late December.  

 

Click to scroll down for a list of book events.

READERS

December 16 (Sunday, 11:30 a.m.) — Coffee with the Catapult: Best of 2018 Year-end Wrap-up Edition of Coffee with the Catapult.

The Book Catapult – 3010-B Juniper Street, San Diego, CA (619) 795-3780 – https://www.thebookcatapult.com

 

December 16 (Sunday, 2:00 p.m.) — Simon Benjamin signs Scam Seduction. Simon Benjamin is a former real estate consultant who graduated from the University of Southern California and local University of San Diego. His debut novel, Scam Seduction, is a crime-thriller inspired by true events. It explores the many ways in which money can seduce in the worlds of government and big business.

Read more at https://www.mystgalaxy.com/Benjamin-12-2018

Mysterious Galaxy, 5943 Balboa Ave. Suite 100, San Diego, CA (858) 268-4747http://www.mystgalaxy.com/

 

December 18 (Tuesday, 7:30 p.m.) — Warwick's will host Nicolás Obregón to discuss and sign his new book Sins as Scarlet. Obregón is British, born of Spanish parents, and grew up between London and Madrid. Currently an editor for a legal publishing company, he previously worked as a travel writer and gained extensive experience of Japan. 

After a brutal murder investigation ripped apart his life, Kosuke Iwata quit both his job as a detective with the Tokyo Police Department and his country, leaving Japan for the hopefully sunnier shores of Los Angeles, California. But even though he's left his old life behind, he still has to make a living and Iwata sets up shop as a private investigator. But murder still follows him.

Read more at https://www.warwicks.com/event/nicolas-obregon-2018

Warwick's Books, 7812 Girard Ave. La Jolla http://www.warwicks.com

 

December 21 (Friday, 7:00 p.m.) — December's book discussion pick is Sea Witch by Sarah Henning. The Mysterious Galaxy Young Adult Book Club has one simple mission, to bring together people who love reading Young Adult in a fun group where we can talk about amazing stories.

Read more at https://www.mystgalaxy.com/YABC-12-2018

Mysterious Galaxy, 5943 Balboa Ave. Suite 100, San Diego, CA (858) 268-4747http://www.mystgalaxy.com/

 

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WRITERS

SAN DIEGO WRITERS INC CLASSES

Go to: http://www.sandiegowriters.org  for a complete list of all the classes & Events for San Diego Writers Ink and the Ink Spot.

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December 17 (Monday, 6:30 p.m.) — The San Diego Writers and Editors Guild Holiday Potluck Party will be held in place of this month’s meeting, beginning at 6:30 p.m. in our usual meeting space. The holiday potluck features hors d’oeuvres, salads, desserts and other finger foods. All dishes are provided by the members as potluck items. Beverages will be provided by SDWEG. SDWEG members and their guests are welcome to attend.

For additional informatin, go to www.https://sdwritersguild.org/

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LINKS 

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SAN DIEGO PUBLIC LIBRARY EVENTS

In addition to books, your local library has many events for children to include crafts, games and storytimes.

http://sandiego.librarymarket.com/events/month

FIND MORE BOOK LOVERS AT MEETUP

https://www.meetup.com/San-Diego-Writers/

NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLERS:

https://www.nytimes.com/books/best-sellers/

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The READERS & WRITERS CALENDAR of literary events is published weekly in East County Magazine at the following URL: http://www.eastcountymagazine.org/features/best-east-county/san-diego-bookshelf/literary-events. It can also be read at http://SDWriteWay.org.

Please send all notices to SDWriteWay@gmail.com with MonthDate, (Weekday, Event Time) first. Deadline is the Thursday before Sunday. Send us your address if you wish to receive a copy of this weekly eZine. — Sam Warren, column editor