- 1616.August.Fridayhttps://sdwritersguild.org/event/t-jefferson-parker-signs-the-last-good-guy/Mysterious Galaxy3555 Rosecrans St., Suite 107, San Diego, CA 92110
August 16 (Friday, 7:00 pm) — T Jefferson Parker signs The Last Good Guy. As a newspaper reporter for The Newport Ensign, then later the Daily Pilot newspaper where he won three Orange County Press Club awards, T. Jefferson Parker began to tuck away stories and information that he would eventually use for his books. Mr. Parker’s first novel, Laguna Heat, was published to rave reviews and became an HBO movie.
Additional information: https://www.mystgalaxy.com/
Mysterious Galaxy, 5943 Balboa Ave, Suite 100, San Diego, CA: (858) 268-4747. http://www.mystgalaxy.com/
- 1818.August.Sundayhttps://sdwritersguild.org/event/j-r-strayve-jr-at-weekends-with-locals/Warwicks Bookstore7812 Girard Ave, La Jolla, CA
August 18 (Sunday, 12:00 pm) — WEEKENDS WITH LOCALS Program we will be hosting J.R. Strayve Jr. author of First Spouse of the United States.
Warwick’s Books, 7812 Girard Ave, La Jolla (858) 454-0347, http://www.warwicks.com
- 2828.August.Wednesdayhttps://sdwritersguild.org/event/phil-pryde-at-point-loma-library-august-28/Point Loma Library3701 Voltaire St., San Diego, CA 92107
August 28 (Wednesday, 1:00 to 2:30 pm) — The Uniqueness of San Diego at the Point Loma Library. This engaging show will explain why San Diego is arguably America’s most unique county. The instructor will be Dr. Philip Pryde, professor emeritus at SDSU, whose book San Diego an Introduction to the Region is now in its 5th edition. A book signing will follow the presentation.
Additional information: https://sunbeltpublications.
com/event/the-uniqueness-of- san-diego-at-the-point-loma- library/
- 3131.August.Saturdayhttps://sdwritersguild.org/event/amazon-deep-dive-with-ian-lamont/Carlsbad Dove Library1775 Dove Ln Carlsbad, CA 92011
During this pre-conference workshop, you’ll get up to speed on specialized Amazon programs that can help you reach more customers, increase sales, and expand your brand. Topics will include selling books and other products through Amazon Advantage and Seller Central, optimizing your Amazon product pages using special promotional tools and Amazon’s brand registry, and leveraging Amazon Advertising to get in front of shoppers. There will also be a discussion of how to develop new product lines for sale on Amazon and elsewhere.
Ian Lamont is the founder of i30 Media Corporation. His media career has spanned more than 20 years across three continents, including a stint in the British music industry and a six-year residence in Taipei, where he learned Mandarin and worked for a local TV network and newspaper. Returning to the Boston area, he shifted into digital media, building websites for Harvard University, developing online services for technology publisher IDG, and serving as managing editor of The Industry Standard blog platform and prediction market. Later, Ian founded two ventures, including a mobile software company and i30 Media, which publishes In 30 Minutes guides (in30minutes.com). The guides help people understand mildly complex subjects, including business, software, and medicine.