LEFT COAST WRITERS BOOK LAUNCH: Marsha Black, author of The Accidental Photographer for the Camera Bag Saturday, January 9, 2009 || 7pm Book Passage-Corte Madera || 51 Tamal Vista Dr. Corte Madera || www.bookpassage.com Marsha Black has always had a textbook in one hand and a camera in the other. She has been photographing the world around her since childhood. Decades later, when her niece asked her what she would do if she didn’t have her camera, her answer was simple: She would never be without it. Says Marsha, “I think just about anyone who takes a camera on a trip wants to travel with it unencumbered and come home with good photos that can be shared with friends and family. My book, The Accidental Photographer for the Camera Bag, illustrates how to use the camera effortlessly and take good pictures that reflect the passion for travel. The book is aimed at the casual photographer and the techniques described are basic and can be mastered with little practice and used with any camera.”
Monday, January 11, 2010 || 5:30pm || Left Coast Writers at the Ferry Plaza Book Passage – Ferry Plaza, San Francisco Colette Obrien hosts: NEVER AGAIN! Join us at Book Passage in the Ferry Plaza in San Francisco when some of our favorite writers make their resolutions! We definitely think there are some things that do not need to be repeated. Come to listen in and find out just what they are.
Monday, January 4, 2010 || 7pm || Susan West, Founding Editor in Chief of Afar and Editorial Consultant Book Passage – Corte Madera 51 Tamal Vista Dr., Corte Madera Failure to launch? It’ll never happen with Guest Presenter Susan West. Susan West is a long-time editorial consultant for magazines and websites. Most recently she was the founding Editor in Chief of Afar, a new magazine whose mission is to inspire and guide those who travel the world seeking to connect with its people, experience their culture, and understand their perspectives. Afar, which launched in August 2009, was named one of the 15 best launches of the year by “Mr. Magazine,” Samir Husni. Susan was also Executive Editor of Smithsonian and a
Join the conversation on blogtalk radio Thursday, December 17th at 9a.m. PST with Nancy Bruning, creator of Nancercize, and author and LCW founder, Linda Watanabe McFerrin. They’ll be talking about family travel … pain or paradise?