Barbara DeMarco Barrett, host and producer of "Writers on Writing," a weekly author-interview program on KUCI-FM (88.9) in Irvine, will broadcast from a different spot today.
The program, which airs Wednesdays on the public radio station at UC Irvine, will broadcast live at 6 p.m. at the new Borders Books and Music, 1890 Newport Blvd., Costa Mesa.
Barrett's guest will be Dennis McDougal, author of the bestselling biography "The Last Mogul: Lew Wasserman, MCA, and the Hidden History of Hollywood."
The live broadcast from Borders' Cafe Espresso offers patrons an opportunity to participate, meet the author and have books signed, says Borders general manager Chris Giaco. Editions of "Writers on Writing" will be broadcast from the bookstore periodically.
* "Writing Your Own Book," a free seminar on writing nonfiction, will be at 7 p.m. Thursday at Borders Books and Music, 429 S. Associated Road, Brea.
* Eleanor Taylor will discuss and sign "Tell No Tales" at 7 p.m. Friday at Coffee, Tea & Mystery, 13232 Springdale St., Westminster.
* Sam Bluefarb will sign "Reunion" at 2 p.m. Saturday at Borders Books and Music, 429 S. Associated Road, Brea.
* Orange County writer and literary consultant Claudia Suzanne and JLM Literary Agents will conduct a six-week series of "business, craft and career advancement classes for book writers" beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday. Cost: $28 to $47 per class. For location and information, call Suzanne, (714) 954-0580.
Send information about book-related events at least 10 days before event to: Dennis McLellan, O.C. Books & Authors, Southern California Living, The Times, 1375 Sunflower Ave., Costa Mesa, CA 92626.