Rough Writers Toastmasters Presents:

Carma holding the book
Monday, Jan. 14, 2019, 7 – 8:15 pm

The Historic Fire Station,
5373 E. 2nd St., Long Beach, CA

Thank You to Our Sponsors:

Pizza & Salad Supplied By:
Domenico’s Italian Restaurant

Domenico's Italian

Coffee Supplied By:
Peet’s Coffee & Tea

Peet's Coffee & Tea

Water and dessert was also be provided.

Attendees celebrated the release of Public Speaking Super Powers by Carma Spence


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  • Learned the journey from idea to published book
    Carma Spence shared her Writing Superhero’s Journey and behind the scenes information about the creation of Public Speaking Super Powers.
  • Enjoyed a rousing round of Tag Team Table Topics
    Several attendees practiced their impromptu speaking skills by answering either writing-related or general topic questions for 1-2 minutes. Terrell Harrison won the ribbon for Best Table Topics.
  • Won fun prizes
    A variety of prizes were donated to this event. Many came wearing a Superhero T-Shirt to receive one free entry in the prize drawings. Additional entries are $1 and benefited the Rough Writers Toastmasters Club, a 501(c)(3) organization. Only those who were present during the draw were eligible to win.

  • Networked with writers, emerging and published
    Members of Rough Writers Toastmasters are both aspiring and experienced authors, as well as people working on improving their speaking and leadership skills.
  • Became superheros with the Superhero Cityscape backdrop
    A Superhero Cityscape backdrop complete with props was be available for photo opportunities.
  • Purchased copies of the book custom signed by the author
    Both paperback and hardcover copies of Public Speaking Super Powers were available for sale and Carma personally signed them.


Autographed and donated by: Karen Creamer
What if Bebe Stays with Steven? by Karen Creamer
Autographed and donated by: Karen Creamer

Autographed and donated by: Christine Maier
Autographed and donated by: Laura Shortridge
Pinpoints of Light by April Giauque
Autographed and donated by: April T. Giauque
Writer's Boot Camp 2
Donated by: Susan Cameron
Business Beyond Limits
Donated by: Carma Spence

Autographed by the Author, Danny Iny; Donated by Carma Spence
The Art Cure
Donated by Carma Spence
The Last Black Unicorn
Donated by Carma Spence
57 Secrets for Branding Yourself Online Cover
Donated and Autographed by Carma Spence
Speeches to Books True Stores by the Rough Writers
Donated by Carma Spence

Event Sponsors:

Domenico's Italian
Peet's Coffee & Tea
Karen Creamer Logo
Unipreneur Book logo
April Tribe Beacon of Light

About Rough Writers Toastmasters
Rough Writers is one of many Toastmasters International clubs in the Los Angeles area, and around the world. With more than 200,000 members in 9,300 clubs worldwide and in approximately 80 countries, Toastmasters is the largest nonprofit organization in the world devoted to improving the quality of people’s lives through the development of communication and leadership skills. Your tax-deductible sponsorship of this event counts as a donation Toastmasters International, which is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization (tax ID 95-1300076), so it is tax-deductible.

Video Highlights

Opening Highlights
Main Presentation

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