Articles Tagged With ‘Writing’




Congalton sells movie script to Hollywood

San Luis Obispo radio talk show host and writer Dave Congalton spent most of August in Los Angeles for the filming of the motion picture comedy Scribble, based on his original screenplay [Deadline: Hollywood]. The movie, which stars Chris Klein,... (Continue reading)

Cuesta Book of the Year returns in March

Community and the neighborhoods we call home is the theme of Cuesta College’s Book of the Year that brings author Peter Lovenheim to the college’s Cultural and Performing Arts Center on March 27. Organizers of this year’s event, which includes... (Continue reading)

The Central Coast Book and Author Fair, event photos

The Central Coast Book and Author Fair included fascinating author reading and writing workshops and drew book lovers from throughout the county. Find local events as at CalCoastNews’ Event Calendar. If you would like to buy a high resolution print... (Continue reading)

27th Central Coast Writers’ Conference, event photos

The 27th Annual Central Coast Writers’ Conference at Cuesta College was an exciting adventure into the world of accomplished authors, agents and for the first time a look at eBook publishing. Find local events as at CalCoastNews’ Event Calendar. If... (Continue reading)

“Tech, Toys and Tools” offers resources for writers in the Digital Age

USA Today reports that more than 114 million of the 2.6 billion books published last year were e-books, and the percentage of electronic editions continues to climb. Recently the e-book versions of four of the top 10 titles on the... (Continue reading)

The CCN Interview: Dennis Palumbo

By DAVID CONGALTON Writer Dennis Palumbo has many fans on the Central Coast, thanks to his regular appearances as a presenter at the Cuesta College Writers’ Conference. Palumbo knows his craft on many levels. He started out in Hollywood back... (Continue reading)

Last call for Writers’ Conference

Time is running out to attend next weekend’s 26th annual Central Coast Writers’ Conference at Cuesta College. The annual event, scheduled for next Friday night and Saturday, September 17-18, is expected to draw approximately 250 writers from around the state.... (Continue reading)

Journalist Evan Thomas comes to Hearst Castle

Newsweek editor and bestselling nonfiction author Evan Thomas is coming to the Hearst Castle Visitors Center on Saturday, May 8. Thomas will be in the main gift shop from 1 to 4 p.m., signing copies of his new book, The... (Continue reading)