SCWA Monthly Featured Speaker



Valentine’s Special Presentation

Join us Saturday, February 17, 2024 at 9:30 am at the 19 Restaurant & Lounge, Laguna Woods Golf Course when author, screenwriter, film and television producer Dete Meserve talks about adapting her bestselling novel Good Sam for Netflix, traditional and independent publishing, and the 5 most common mistakes writers make adapting novels to screenplays.

Dete Meserve is an award-winning creator and producer of successful films and television series as well as a best-selling novelist. Meserve’s producing work spans television series such as Home Improvement and Saint George with George Lopez, as well as hit movies such as What Women WantBernieWhat Men Want, and Good Sam. In 2023, she produced an animated feature Space Camp for DreamWorks and a series for AppleTV+ (to be announced).

Meserve is also the author of four best-selling and award-winning novels: Good Sam for which she wrote the screenplay and produced the film for Netflix, Perfectly Good CrimeThe Space Between (under option as a feature film) and The Good Stranger.  Meserve’s nonfiction book Random Acts of Kindness is in development as a feature film.

***Please purchase your tickets in advance
to ensure admittance at security gate 12!***

When:Saturday, February 17, 2024
Time: 9:30am networking, program starts at 10am

Where19th Hole Restaurant (24122 Moulton Pkwy, Laguna Hills, CA)

Members $25.00
Nonmembers $35.00

*******Tickets MUST BE PURCHASED IN ADVANCE so your name can be left at the security gate.*****

Tickets include: Coffee, speaker, sit-down buffet lunch and networking. (Just like the old days! Lol) And MGM Amazon has given us some prizes for a giveaway.

You must register by Friday, February 16, 2024, at 9:00 pm.