IBMG at Palos Verdes Street Fair

IBMG at Palos Verdes Street Fair

It’s always fun to hang out with other writers – especially writers willing to freely share ideas and resources, like the group of authors at the IBMG booth at the Palos Verdes Street Fair this past weekend. (L – R: Authors Stephen Smoke, Ildy Lee, Beth Whittenburry, Cat Spydell, Vickey Kall)

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Stephen does Seminar with Ted Lange (Loveboat’s Bartender, Isaac)

Stephen does Seminar with Ted Lange (Loveboat’s Bartender, Isaac)

Excerpted from Bondo Wyszpolski article in Easy ReaderPromising to share anecdotes about writers Robert Ludlum and Stephen King, local author Stephen Smoke assures us we’re in for a treat. If he wasn’t a part of the seminar, he says, he’d definitely want to attend. Smoke is referring to the Surfwriters writing seminar taking place this Saturday, August 11, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Malaga Cove Library in Palos Verdes Estates. “The Surfwriters is a 50-year-old writers group,” says Ildy Lee, one of the organizers of the event and currently president of the Southwest Manuscripters. “We support each other and inspire each other to write, and we have very interesting speakers come to us. Every four years we put up a Surfwriters writing seminar,...

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