Birthday Bash

Victors, Villains & Vixens

This year’s theme is all about fun and will include a costume contest emceed by our guest speaker, Damon Suede.

Important Details

October 21, 2017

Embassy Suites – Brea
900 East Birch Street
Brea, California, 92821

Pay Online

(must submit by October 1st)

OCC Member- $50
Non-OCC Member-$60
OCC Past President- $30

Birthday Bash
Enter your Lunch Selection

NOTE: Please specify your choice of one of three lunch selections in the “COMMENTS” of your Paypal purchase:

  • Chicken Florentine Lunch
  • Vegetarian Lunch
  • Gluten-free Lunch

Additional Note: If you have already paid for the Birthday Bash and have not had opportunity to specify your lunch selection, please email your preference to, and include “Birthday Bash Lunch Selection” in the subject line of your email. Thanks!


Costume Contest

Come dressed as a Victor, Villian or Vixen from your favorite romantic story, be it book or movie.  Costumes will be judged by our guest speaker Damon Suede. Prizes and bragging rights will be awarded for: Best Villain, Best Victor, Best Vixen, Most Creative and Best Overall.


Book Cover Contest

Enter OCC’s Book Cover Contest- For just $20 you can have your cover made into an 11×17 inch desk-stand poster (yours to keep) that will be entered in OCC’s book cover contest that will take place during the Birthday Bash. Entries will be displayed prominently in the room during the Bash and all attendees will vote for their favorite covers in several categories. Final votes and awards will be announced at the meeting.

Send your hi-res pdf file or JPG that can print on an 11×17 stock no later than September 17, 2017 to: Jill(at)JillJaynes(dot)com.

PayPal button coming soon!

Opportunity Drawing at the Bash

Win, win, win!

Some of the great prizes offered in our Opportunity Drawing include:

  • Kindle Fire
  • Free One-Night stay at Brea Embassy Suites
  • Publisher gift baskets of books
  • Chapter Critiques by award winning/best-selling authors
  • Many creative and beautiful gift baskets filled with treats to please the  body, soothe the mind and fire the imagination.

We need your Baskets! Donate a basket you’d like to win. You can drop it off at September’s Monthly Meeting, or just bring it with you to the Birthday Bash in October. Please let us know you are planning to bring one by emailing Jaimee Friedl at Treasurer(at)occrwa(dot)org.


Staying at Embassy Suites for the Bash

OCC has a block of reserved rooms with an October 20th check-in and October 22 check-out. To reserve your room, either call the hotel at (714) 990-6000, or click here.

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