The Gulf Coast Writers Association (GCWA)
Peace River Center for Writers
Pine Island Writers
Marco Island Writers
The Hermitage Artist Retreat Manasota Key
The Suncoast Writers Guild Englewood
Sarasota Writers Group
Sarasota Authors Connection
Sisters in Crime, Florida Gulf Coast Chapter
Naples Press Club
Florida Chapter of Mystery Writers of America
Southwest Florida Romance Writers (SWFRW)
Florida Writers Assocation (FWA)
Florida Authors & Publishers Association (FAPA
Venice Writers’ Group
North Naples/Bonita Springs Writers Group
Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators Florida Chapter
Florida Literary Arts Coalition
Southwest Florida Independent Bookstores
P.J.Boox Fort Myers, Florida
The Sandman Book Co. Punta Gorda, Florida
Copperfish Books Punta Gorda, Florida
MacIntosh Books & Paper, Sanibel, Florida
Bookstore 1, Sarasota, Florida
Sunshine Booksellers, Marco Island, Florida
Cypress Paperback Exchange, Fort Myers, Florida [Facebook]
Goodwill Bookstore [map], Fort Myers, Florida
Southwest Florida Schools, Classes & Workshops
Lifelong Learning Classes, Lee County Florida School District
Collier County Community & Adult Education
FGCU (Florida Gulf Coast University) Continuing Education
FGCU Renaissance Acadamy
FSW Florida Southwestern State College
Nova Southeastern University, Fort Myers Campus
Workshops from lisa a. wroble: the word coach
Writing Retreats around the world to attend in 2017
Sanibel Island Writers Conference
Shaw Guide to Florida Writers Conferences and Workshops
Writing Conferences and Events from New Pages [sorted by state]
Miscellaneous Writing Resources
Nanowrimo Write a novel in a month!
150 Resources to Help You Write Better, Faster, and More Persuasively
Soul Food Cafe Creative!
WhoWhatWhen is a database of people and events from 1000 A.D. to the present. Create graphic timelines of periods in history and of the lives of individuals. Examples:
Who was alive and what was happening in 1776?
Who was born/died on December 25th?
Which scientists were contemporaries of Pascal?
Which wars were being fought during Mozartâs lifetime?
Internet Archive – “Universal access to all knowledge”
Wayback Machine allows you to look at Website archives from other times.
Text Archive Download free books and texts. The Internet Archive Text Archive contains a wide range of fiction, popular books, children’s books, historical texts and academic books.
Audio Archive This library contains over two hundred thousand free digital recordings ranging from alternative news programming, to Grateful Dead concerts, to Old Time Radio shows, to book and poetry readings, to original music uploaded by our users.