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BATW News | See all BATW News From the Board: October 2014From the Board: October 2014

Membership Chair Tom Wilmer reports on our BATW election and increasing membership.


BATW Welcomes Three New MembersBATW Welcomes Three New Members

Say hello to recent additions David Andre, Julia Conway and Eren Goknar.


November Meeting: Social Media for Writers – Nov. 15November Meeting: Social Media for Writers – Nov. 15

[ November 15, 2014; ] Join us at the Hyatt Regency Santa Clara, with speaker Karen Kefauver.


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Elaine Lee Selected as Judge by “Sunset” MagazineElaine Lee Selected as Judge by “Sunset” Magazine

Elaine Lee to serve on panel for first-ever Sunset travel awards program.


Lee Foster’s Travel Literary Book Released as AudiobookLee Foster’s Travel Literary Book Released as Audiobook

Lee Foster broadens media reach of his book “Travels in an American Imagination: The Spiritual Geography of Our Time.”


“Napa Rocks But Keeps on Rolling”“Napa Rocks But Keeps on Rolling”

Bob Ecker’s post-earthquake Napa reporting gets lots of play.


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BATW’s 2014 CalendarBATW’s 2014 Calendar

The year’s winding down–but we’re not! Check out our fabulous upcoming events.


BATW Members Handbook Ready for Prime TimeBATW Members Handbook Ready for Prime Time

Updated BATW Members Handbook now available online.


Amazon’s New Tool for Children’s Book CreatorsAmazon’s New Tool for Children’s Book Creators

Here’s the scoop on the latest from Amazon.


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“Writing from the Senses” – by Judy Jacobs“Writing from the Senses” – by Judy Jacobs

Judy Jacobs recaps our September seminar on the senses, led by expert Laura Deutsch.


“Alcatraz Cruises” – by Diane LeBow and John Montgomery“Alcatraz Cruises” – by Diane LeBow and John Montgomery

Diane LeBow and John Montgomery collaborate on “Image Magazine” article featuring Alcatraz Cruises, a recent BATW host.


“Ginny Prior Lists Her Top 5 Adventures”“Ginny Prior Lists Her Top 5 Adventures”

BATW President Ginny Prior reveals her bucket list in “Contra Costa Times” column.