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December 24 of  2014
Mr. Snowman Pajama Party at Clark's Corner
Snowman and Snowdog Movie

2014 6th Annual Autumn Leaves Literary Read
Saturday, October 4th from 5:30 - 8 pm
Clark's Corner ~ 12 W Main Street, Ione, CA
Photography and Art Exhibit
Free and open to the public
Contact Amber or Chris at 209-274-2233
Front row reservations available before October 1st.

Guest Reader ~ Betty Ruth Weatherby

Guest pianist ~ Dennis Yancey

AFWCG Readers ~ JoAnn Sarti, Pamela S. Dunn, Carrie McAlister, Kathy Boyd Fellure, 
Carolyn Bakken, and Sarah Armstrong-Garner
One Act Stage Play ~ The Right Numbers

Friends of AFWCG readers ~ Antoinette May

Come join us for a relaxing evening of entertainment, music and culture.
For more information contact ~ Kathy at [email protected] or
leave a message on this website.
The authors books will be for sale and signing.
Chat and mingle time during intermission.

John Clewett returns home to Sweden
Amador Fiction Writers bids John a safe journey home this month of March. He becomes our first international member. Blessings dear friend and fellow writer. You will be missed beyond measure.

John's Sweden Send-Off

2014 ~ Amador Writers Autumn Leaves Literary Read

Back row left to right: Guest speaker ~ Sarah Lunsford, Stage actor ~ Michael Harris, One-act stage playwright ~ Sarah Armstrong-Garner, novelist ~ Carrie McAlister, Children's author & novelist ~ Kathy Boyd Fellure, international thriller novelst ~ John Clewett, literary writer & fantasy novelist ~ Pam S. Dunn
Front row, left to right: Children's author ~ Jo Sarti, Children's author & WWII historical author ~ Betty Ruth Weatherby, Guest musician & song writer ~ Rachel Wagner.

Amador Autumn Leaves Literary Read

Saturday, November 30th of 2013
5 - 8 pm
Clark's Corner in Ione, California
12 W Main Street
Free and Open to the Public
Call ~ 209-274-0205
Guest Reader ~ Sarah Lunsford
Lodestar journalist/YA & non-fiction author
Musician/Singer/Composer ~ Rachel Wagner
Art and Photography Exhibit
the month of November.
Kathy Boyd Fellure ~ Lake Tahoe Autumn Trousseau
Sarah Armstrong Garner ~ Face in a Cloud
Jessica Lemley ~ Book cover art
Lawrenzo Manza ~ Dragonfly
Carrie McAlister ~ Flowers art
Genres ~ historical, mystery, young adult, international suspense, short story, poetry, and contemporary womens.
Readers ~ Carolyn Bakken, Kathy Boyd Fellure, Pam S. Dunn,
Gini Grossenbacher, Kathie Issac Luke, Carrie McAllister, Jo Sarti,
Antoinette May Herndon,  & Betty Ruth Weatherby
One-scene stage play with actors ~ Sarah Armstrong-Garner
Presented by AFWCG founder ~ Kathy Boyd Fellure
Please join us for our annual literary read at Clark's Corner,
the community hub of the Gold Country as we celebrate five years with Kraig Clark.

Photograph © Kathy Boyd Fellure/2013Autumn Leaves Exhibit

Betty Ruth Weatherby's Book Launch
Third Book in a Trilogy
Saturday, June 15 of 2013
Clark's Corner All Arts Show
12 W Main Street, Ione, CA
11 am ~ 3 pm
Ask for Manager ~ Jessica Ramsey
Betty is also the author of five children's books ~
Pepper the Pup Series
Stop by and chat with the author!


Amador Writer's 3rd Annual Children's Read
Tuesday, March 5th, 2013
5:00 - 6:30 pm
Ione Library
25 E Main Street, Ione, CA

At the kiddie table in the Ione library after the Children's Literary Read.
With Head Librarian, Laura Einstradter and librarian, Donnell.

Donnell with the chair she made.

4th Annual Autumn Leaves Literary Read
Clark's Corner, Ione, California
October 6 of 2012

Guest readers: Ellen Cardwell, Scott Thomas Anderson, and Pam Mundale.
Readers: Sarah Armstrong Garner, Lawrenzo Manza, Kathy Boyd Fellure, Donna Romero, Antoinette May Herndon, John Clewett, and Jo Sarti.
Screenplay actors: Kensey Young, and Antonio Weary
Not pictured: Reader-J'aime Rubio and Pianist-Jake Guidi.

Visitors from Sacramento that stopped in after wine tasting                        The books sales table

Author Antoinette May Herndon reading.                 Jake Guidi playing keyboard                                           

John Clewett reading from his newly released book of short stories.

                                                                       Screenplay actors ~ Kensey & Antonio

Taking a break to mingle with the crowd.

Sarah Lucke Pearson with her creative non-fiction girls.(our Kitty & Ann Marie are with them)

Clark'sCorner ~ The perfect place for a literary read.
Our Entertainment Manager-Mason Murdock with baristas ~ Laura and Ciara, did an amazing job hosting the evening for Amador Writers Group

Our three guest readers: Scott, John, and Pam                   Founder, Kathy with her friend, Kathy

AFWCG's 2nd Children's Read
Saturday, May 12 of 2012
11 am at Clark's Corner in Ione, CA
12 W. Main Street ~ 209-274-2233
Free and Open to the Public
Amador Reads!
Bring your children to listen to local author's read their books.
All books will be for sale, authors will be available to sign, chat, and for pictures.
Featuring: April M. Quist and Jo Sarti,
Betty Ruth Wetherby & Kathy Boyd Fellure
Photography © Indigo Sky - Vince Murdock
Betty Ruth Weatherby
Book Signing
Ship of Mercy
Saved by Grace
WWII Historical Fiction
A gripping tale of a heartbreaking past, and the hope of a bright future.
Saturday, Februrary 18th of 2012
Clark's Corner All-Art's Show
12 W Main Street, Ione CA
11 am ~ 3 pm
Come meet this amazing woman and chat with her. She has her own missionary stories to share.
Betty is also the author of a series of children's books about the travels of Pepper, the dog.
Books will be on sale.
Sequel to Charlotte ~ Saved by Grace
AFWCG's First Annual Children's Read
Saturday, December 3, 2011
9 - 11 am
Clark's Corner
12 W Main Street, Ione, CA
Contact: Rosemary or Dominic
(209) 274-2242
One of AFWGC's children's Authors ~ 'Collyflower'
after reading at Clark's.
AFWCG Members - Jo Sarti,
Betty Weatherby and
Kathy Boyd Fellure are also regular Story Time Readers at Clark's Corner.
to sign up to read.
Featured Reader: April M. Quist
Betty Ruth Weatherby, Jo Sarti,
Kathy Boyd Fellure
First Annual All Author Open Mic Read
Saturday, Septmeber 3 of 2011
6 - 9 o'clock pm
Clark's Corner 12 W Main Street
Ione, California
Contact: Rosemary Johnson or Dominic Vascari
(209) 274-2242
Early sign-up - [email protected]
Come hear authors,writers & poets: Nadia West,
Helen Bonner, Kathie Issac-Luke, Pam S. Dunn, June Augusta Gillam, Ms. Mable Jimi Choice,
Marie Ross, John Clewett, Alan Trimble and AFWCG's own Sarah Armstrong, Jo Sarti and
Kathy Boyd Fellure.
       Amador Fiction Writers         
  Literary Read
    A Midsummer Night's Read
Guest Readers~ Jennifer Sienes
& Scott Thomas Anderson
Pianist ~ Jake Guidi
Saturday, June 4 of 2011
Six o'clock ~ Nine o'clock PM
Clark's Corner in Ione, California
12 W Main Street
Amador Ficton Writer's Critique Group Presents their 3rd annual
Literary Read at Clark's Corner in Ione.
Readings in various fiction genres ~ Historical Novel, Fantasy, Young Adult, Children's Picture and Story Book, Literary Novel,
Short Story, Essay and Screenplay.
Art & Photography exibit:
Sarah Garner ~ Hidden Hills Photography
Vince Murcock ~ Indigosky Photography
Kathy Boyd Fellure ~ Wandering Images
Leslie Vasquez ~ 'Landscapes' art
This event free and open to the general public.
Clark's Corner offers a full menu with a wide variety of meals,
salads, coffees, wines, beers & speciality bottled beverages.
A special will be offered ~ A bottle of wine with a cheese &cracker platter for $18.00 with a $1.00 off coupon.
Contact: Rosemary Johnson or Dominic Vascari 209-274-223.
A Season of Change
Poerty & Prose    
New author: Judy Layne
"Hector's Flight to  Friendship"
Free Literary Reading
Complimentry Wine
Cheese and Crackers
Art Exhibit
A Season of Change
Poetry & Prose Read
Date: September 10th of 2009
Time: 7:00 - 9:00 PM
Clark's Corner
12 W  Main Street
Ione, California 95640
(209) 274-2233 (cafe)
Clark's Corner will be hosting a Poetry & Prose Read featuring Amador Fiction Writers Critique Group and a few other local writers.
New author Judy Layne will be reading from her soon to be published children's picture book, "Hector's Flight to Friendship". You can contact her publisher, New Line Press at for more information. Judy will have cute hummingbird finger puppets on sale for $7.00.
There will be a wall of children's book illustrations exhibited:
Judy Layne - "Hector's Flight to Friendship"
Illustrator - Kathleen Russell.
Annette E. Conway - "No, No, Nanette"
Illustrator - Sarah A. Hodson
Kathy Boyd Fellure - "When the Birdies Came to Tea"
Illustrator - Kathleen Flanagan Kresa
Other art and photography will also be on exhibit.
Steve Holmes will have his book "Sifters: Zook's Quest" on sale for $10.00
Jo Sarti will have her chat books - "Thoughts in Transit" on sale for $6.00 & "Poetry in Motion" for $5.00.
Reporter Scott Thomas Anderson will be AFWCG's guest reader.
Art on Exhibit by Ken Oelerich - Creative Services Manager for Disney Online. Ken  also co-wrote, produced and directed the indi feature films "Mixing Karma" and "Breaking the Chain".
Screenplay narrated by Nanci Ann Ralph, read by theatre actor Richard F. Carter, & readers - Vivian Quist and Regina Schowengerdt
      Early Spring Read
    Saturday, April 3 of 2010
  Clark's Corner in Ione, CA
           6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
      Pianist ~ Jake Guidi
          Guest Reader ~
 Author of The Color of Grace
    Tonia Triebwasser Colleen
   Amador Fiction Writers Critique Group & Alumni will be reading in the: children's, fantasy, historical, poetry, comtemporary, literary, YA, novels, short story, essay,
          humor genres`.
     Author ~ Tonia Colleen
           Book Signing
Author, Judy Layne's ~
Hector's Flight to Friendship
February 6th of 2010
Clark's Corner in Ione, California
11 a.m. ~ 3 p.m.
Annette England Conway
        Book Launch
      April 4 of 2010
    Early Spring Read
      Clark's Corner
12 W Main Street, Ione
    Published in 2000 by Fleming H. Revell        
      A Division of Baker Book House Co.
Twenty-four  powerful and poetic vignettes.
If you derive as much pleasure from viewing an ever-changing garden as some would an art gallery, The Color of Grace will delight and enrich you.
Tonia Triebwasser Colleen lives, writes and
creates art in Roseville, California. She studied
art in Paris, France in 2009.
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