Greetings!

 

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.

Attention Members: Two changes to the GCWA bylaws will be voted on at the March 25, 2017 meeting. To review the proposed changes, please click on the following link.   Amendment #1    Amendment #2

March

March 25, 2017 (fourth Saturday, not third)

Irene will explain how to create colorful characters and memorable settings, writing a memoir as fiction, exercises for writers block, how to pull it all together—and more. Irene has been a member of the GCWA since 2009, and Membership Chair since 2014.  Click here to learn about our speaker

Click button below to learn what you will get within our association. Only $40 annual ($50 for families). Come join the fun!

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Meeting: March 25th, 2017 10:00 AM – 12:00 Noon

Location:
Zion Lutheran Church,
7401 Winkler Road, Fort Myers, FL 33919

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First Time Guests Free

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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.

Do you have News, Announcements, Contests, or Events to share? Click here to add it to our site.

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

We will continue to send out a basic meeting announcement until then. If you are not seeing these emails, please search your SPAM and PROMOTIONS folder and then add the address to your contacts list. Or contact membership@gulfwriters.org to verify that your email is in the system.

You can click here to see the current edition and get instructions for how to find our emails.

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Latest Good News

If there is an ellipsis (…) at the end of a post here, that means there is more to read. To read a complete post, click on the headline. Or, if you want to scroll through ALL of our Good News, Click Here for the good news page.

Good news is for members only. If you would like to join in the fun, visit the Membership Application Page to learn more about joining.

Writing Contest

If there is an ellipsis (…) at the end of a post here, that means there is more to read. To read a complete post, click on the headline. Or, if you want to scroll through ALL of Writing Contests we have heard about, Click Here for the writing contest page.

If you are affiliated with a group that is hosting a writing contest, please Click Here for News Upload page.

Events

We get a lot of upcoming events sent to us, from all over Florida and even beyond. If there is an ellipsis (…) at the end of a post here, that means there is more to read. To read a complete post, click on the headline.

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.

If you are affiliated with a group that is hosting an event that is relevant to authors, please Click Here for News Upload page.

Announcements

If there is an ellipsis (…) at the end of a post here, that means there is more to read. To read a complete post, click on the headline. Or, if you want to scroll through ALL of our Announcements, Click Here for the announcements page.

Also, if you would like to make an announcement of your own, click the News Upload page.