Paula Chinick, originally from Seattle, has lived in California for over 25 years. She has spent the majority of her career in Information Technology as a project manager working for various Fortune 500 companies. She holds an MBA from John F. Kennedy University in international business.
In 2014, Paula published her first novel, RED ASSCHER~Living in Fear winner of Writer Advice 2013 for “Scintillating Starts.” Red Asscher was published under her own publishing company Russian Hill Press. She has also contributed short stories to the Tri-Valley Branch Anthology, Voices of the Valley: First Press, Voices of the Valley: Encore, Written Across the Genres, Oakland’s Creative Writing Anthology: Tapestry, and The California Writers Club Literary Review (2012-2013).
She is currently working on her second Red Asscher novel due to be released in late 2015. To read the first chapter of RED ASSSCHER~Living in Fear with sound go to Booktrack.
Paula says; “Joining California Writers Club has been one of the best things I could have done for myself. The critique groups, workshops, and seminars, I’ve attended through monthly meetings has help deepened my writing. I have attained invaluable information that I would never have had access if not for my membership with the Tri-Valley Branch.”
Paula is a past president of California Writers Club Tri-Valley Branch and the 2015 Tri-Valley Writers Conference Coordinator.