“Writing for Audio Books, Magazines, Movies and Sometimes Money”
With Author & Radio Personality
Thursday, October 8, 7 pm*
*Come a half hour before our usual time to join in interactive discussion, get to know each other, and network with the local talent.
900 State Street
Jim Williams is the author of the audio books The Old West (Sunset Productions) and Tall Tales of the Old West (Americana Books), which he narrated. Look for his article, "Earn $$$ Writing History for Your Local Newspaper," scheduled for Writers’ Journal magazine in early 2010. His writing has appeared in Western Horseman, SHOOT!, Livestock Weekly, American West, Radio World Magazine, Carpinteria magazine, Goleta Valley Voice, and on ropeandwire.com, short-story.net, Orchard Press Mysteries, and writersweekly.com. Three of his stories are in the 2008 anthology At Home and Abroad: Prize-winning Stories (Joyous Publishing). San Francisco’s Shoestring Radio Theatre produced his drama, “Close Encounters of The Confederate Kind,” aired on 100 NPR stations.
A lifelong broadcaster, former KDB Radio announcer and SBCC public information officer, Jim voices part-time for KZSB Radio (AM 1290).
His one screenplay, Flat Out on a Public Highway, was paid for, but never produced. “But I was just glad to get the money,” he said.
He is a Goleta resident, and native of Ojai.