Latest Good News

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If you are are a GCWA member with Good News, please send email to website@gulfwriters.org.

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 send email to website@gulfwriters.org.

  • Craft Fair

    An opportunity has opened for GCWA members and associates to participate in the large Art & Craft Show being held at Word of Life church [...]
  • November is National Novel Writing Month

    NaNoWriMo Every story matters. Let's start writing yours. Writing a novel alone can be difficult, even for seasoned writers. NaNoWriMo helps [...]
  • Master’s Review Summer Workshop

    Fiction. Essays. Edits. Experts. Participants receive personalized feedback on a story or essay, detailed suggestions for improvement, and [...]

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, please send email to website@gulfwriters.org.

  • Calling All Florida Playwrights!

    The Hippodrome Theatre supports established as well as new and emerging talent and is accepting submissions for its 2022 playwright [...]
  • Craft Fair

    An opportunity has opened for GCWA members and associates to participate in the large Art & Craft Show being held at Word of Life church [...]
  • Moderate Review call for submissions

    Please share this opportunity with your members & alumni to submit to The Moderate Review, a newly established online journal showcasing some [...]

New GCWA meeting agenda

We are replacing our long business meetings with contributions from our members. If you would like to speak at one of our meetings, please contact Bob McCarthy at Programs@GulfWriters.org or Irene Smith at Membership@GulfWriters.org


Services page on website

We will be adding a Writing Services page to the website. GCWA members, if you have a writing-related business you would like listed, please contact website@gulfwriters.org. No fancy ads, just listings for editors, publishers, ghost writers, website designers, etc.


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

Contact Bob McCarthy.


Information wanted

GCWA members — send us your photos, your bios, your books to be listed on the website — email website@gulfwriters.org.


Visit your local book stores

There are several book stores who sell books by local authors. Visit, buy books, check on selling your books on their shelves. List of stores

Looking for Word Song editor

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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