Join us on Saturday January 16, 2021, at 10 am PST when SCWA welcomes award-winning author and inspirational speaker Tanya Hutchison to the Zoom screen. Tanya will share writing tips and insights in her presentation “How to Write a Memoir Readers Won’t Put Down.”

Tanya’s own memoir Phenomenal Beauty: It’s a Journey Not a Destination, has been known to “…make you laugh, cry, and shout Hallelujah all in one breath!”


Tanya Hutchison is a wife (of 30 years), mother to 5 adult children, sister, friend, and role model to many. During her reign as Mrs. California International, she wrote her first memoir. She later gained notoriety when she became a contributing author for the popular “Chicken Soup for the Soul” book series.In her memoir, Phenomenal Beauty: It’s a Journey Not a Destination, she speaks with candor and conviction as she shares with her readers intimate details of how she overcame many challenges to become the beautiful woman she is today.

A graduate of Western Michigan University, Tanya has received many accolades and titles over the years, including former “Star Search Champion Television Spokes Model,” Los Angeles Raider’s cheerleader, and winner of She’s Got the Look reality television series. But the greatest title she proudly wears now is Grandmother.

What: “How to Write a Memoir Readers Won’t Put Down”
When: January 16, 2021
Time: 10:00 am PST
Where: Zoom, register below
Cost: Members $10.00
Nonmembers $15.00

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