Four authors will share their writing and publishing journeys and offer tips for aspiring writers. A Q&A session will follow.
David George has published his debut novel, Granddad’s Garden – Stories of the Natural World. Granddad’s Garden explores the relationship shared by a granddad and his grandson while discovering nature’s laws together. David is President of the California Writers Club, Mt. Diablo Branch, and writes a monthly column on gardening for a local newspaper.
Jill Hedgecock writes monthly book reviews and dog rescue columns for The Diablo Gazette. Her short stories, personal essays and nonfiction pieces have appeared in multiple anthologies, newspapers, and magazines. Her debut novel, Rhino in the Room, won a New Apple Literary Award in 2019.
Dorothy Edwards recently published her first children’s story, Langston’s Moon, a picture book about a young boy who sees the full moon for the first time and believes it is a giant sugar cookie. When the moon dwindles to a tiny sliver, he fears a sky monster has eaten it and the moon will disappear forever.
Andrew Benzie has published a series of books on die-cast collectibles which are available on Amazon. A Bay Area native, with over 30 years of experience in the design industry, Andrew established Andrew Benzie Books in 2010 to help authors design, publish, and market their books.