Finding Local Book Clubs

At the Monday, June 22, meeting, presenter Susie Schaefer mentioned a number of ways authors can conduct direct sales to customers to boost their earnings and recoup their costs more quickly than relying on sales through bookstores or online. One of those ideas involved contacting book clubs to offer to speak and sell books to members.

In May 2018, Guild member Sandra Yeaman compiled a list of local book clubs by reviewing Meetup groups devoted to reading books, websites of SD city and county Public Libraries where book groups meet, and the Read Local San Diego website which lists a number of local book clubs.

That list is now available to SDWEG members through the SDWEG Members Only page. To access that page, you must be a member of the Guild and you must have a registered profile on the Guild's website. If you are unaware of whether your membership is current or what your username and password are, send a message to

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