Welcome!

The Gulf Coast Writers Association is proud to provide a forum for fellowship, education, and information for writers in our community. Whether you write for pleasure or profit, you’ll find support from our members. And with many members, there’s always encouragement and friendly guidance to help you improve your writing skills. Plus, our monthly speakers’ events are informative and fun, providing expert advice on topics such as writing techniques, publishing, marketing, and others. So no matter what your genre: general fiction, nonfiction, poetry, children’s, young adult, historical fiction, romance, mystery/thriller, memoirs, and more, you’re in good company. Check out our website and see what exciting things we have in store for you.

Announcements

February President’s Letter
January President’s Letter
December President’s Letter — Irene Smith

Meet your  GCWA 2020 officers.

Send your suggestions for speakers or topics at meetings this year to Bob McCarthy.

Handout from Eric Simmons January 2021 Presentation–
Getting Your Book Into Libraries

Handout from Rebeca Seitz October 2020 presentation

Handouts from Bob and Judy’s 2019 presentation on Self-Publishing

Legal handouts from Anne Dalton’s November 2019 Presentation

Presentation slides from Charley Valera’s October 2019 Presentation

Submit your ideas for Workshops

Visit our new page for Blogs, Podcasts, and Webinars for writers.

Interested in joining a new critique or reading group? [list of current groups]

 

March 2021 Zoom meeting
Registration to follow

D.L. Havlin

Speaker: D. L. Havlin
Topic: Open Minds — Open Books

March 20, 2021, 10:00 a.m. to noon
Zoom meeting

DL Havlin is an eclectic author whose novels, novellas, and short stories mirror his rich, varied background. He has packed three lifetimes of experiences into one brim full existence. He believes, “The one big advantage writing at an advanced age provides is that life is what you know and not what you project it might be.”

www.DLHavlin.com

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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. 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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MEMBERSHIP Application/Renewal

Dear Members: Renew now! We value your membership and don’t want you to miss the exciting events we have planned for the coming year. Dues are payable from Fall until January 31 and are good through the end of 2021. If you haven’t renewed and plan to attend our next meeting, please bring your money or check with you. Or you can pay today! Simply click the Membership Application tab and renew your membership online via PayPal. If you aren’t sure if you have paid your membership dues, please e-mail:
website@GulfWriters.org.