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June News from the President

June 13, 2024
  Dear Gulf Coast Writer, If you were among the 37 who attended the May 18 meeting, you were part of a priceless experience: getting into the heads of writers about their publishing experience. Some were self published, some traditionally, some hybrid. It was fascinating to learn how our members journeyed from manuscript to print. Among the many learnings during that meeting, we heard that none of our authors is getting rich from publication of their works. This ...Continue reading ...

May News from the President

May 8, 2024
Dear fellow member: I joined Gulf Coast Writers during the Covid pandemic, when personal interaction screeched to a sudden halt in March of 2020. It was fascinating to “meet” fellow members virtually on my computer’s screen, to develop relationships with people I had never met in person, an adult version of my childhood experience with pen pals. We shared joys and sorrows, good news and sad news, all without the benefit (or burden) of ...Continue reading ...

President Letter April 2024

April 1, 2024
Dear Gulf Coast Writer, I’d like for us to become more than colleagues. I want us to become friends – people with whom we can share our highs and lows, our challenges and triumphs, in trust and mutual care. Several of our cherished members are enduring life-altering adversity. My heart goes out to those whose ordeals I’m aware of. My hope is for ours to be a forum in which we can support each other in ...Continue reading ...