Welcome to our website! Here you can see just an overview how we work together to help each other with our writing. With an average of 175 members at any given time, anyone can find a friend to work with on improving their skills.
Monthly speakers are brought in from all over the state and even beyond. Topics in writing skills, publishing, marketing and more.
The Gulf Coast Writers Association provides a forum for fellowship, education and information among writers in the community. We promote writer welfare and spirit by encouraging members and others to pursue writing for pure joy or for compensation, whichever purpose better gratifies the individual.
The Contest Has Been Extended to December 15th!
We need more entries to make this a great contest. It’s not too late. You have 2 weeks to get something in now. Check out the guidelines and download the entry form now. Writing is what we are here for right! Contest Page
No Meeting in December
Check back shortly to see next year’s line up
Meeting: January 21st, 2017 10:00 AM – 12:00 Noon
Location Zion Lutheran Church
7401 Winkler Road
Fort Myers, FL 33919 [map]
First Time Guests Free
Due to the ByLaws of our 501c3, we do not currently accept Sponsors or Advertisers on our website. We also hold the right to reject any events, contests, or announcements that we feel go against our association guidelines that states: we do not endorse any for-profit organizations.
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Membership Renewals are Due!!!
It’s That Time! December 31st is the last day of your membership. Please Click the membership page here for all the details and quickly take care of your fees for 2017.
Gulf Coast Writers provide ideas, support, encouragement, resources and networking opportunities to fellow writers. Don’t miss out on all the great speakers we have planned for the upcoming year.
Due to time constraints our News Magazine WORD SONG is needing an Executive Editor with MailChimp experience in order to continue. If you would like to know more about it, please email TheWord@gulfwriters.org
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Latest Good News
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- After six years' research and multiple rewrites my debut novel is a reality. It is a quest novel grounded in historical facts dealing with 10th [...]
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We highly suggest taking a look at all the events though. You can Click Here for the Events page, and you can go to our calendar above to see those that are posted in our local Lee county and surrounding areas.
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- Nathan Hill’s “Evening with an Author” at the Lee County Alliance for the Arts Just today, his novel “The Nix” was chosen by Amazon as one of [...]
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- Kerryn Reid's novella, "Butterfly in a Hurricane," has been named a finalist in the Royal Palm Literary Awards. The story involves a fragile [...]