• T. E. Watson Characte Percolation:The art of discovering your stories’characters Characters are difficult enough to come up with, not to mention using them as you think they should be inyour work. From character arcs to simple developmental beginnings, characters are the life blood of yourstory. They help your plot flow and keep your readers turning… [Continue Reading]

    T. E. Watson to speak November 15, 2017
  • Gold Country Writers meetings every Wednesday at 10 am at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 1279 High Street, Auburn, CA. Dues are $48 per year and join at a meeting or my mailing a check to P.O. Box 5991, Auburn, CA 95604. First Wednesday of the month is dedicated to doing the business of the group from… [Continue Reading]

    Visit GCW every Wednesday
  • GCW members celebrated receiving the IRS designation of exempt status at March 1, 2017 meeting.

    GCW Dues Now Tax-deductible with 501(c)3
  • Gold Country Writers meet in the back hall of the Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 1279 High Street, Auburn, CA 95603 from 10 am to noon. The first Wednesday of the month is a business meeting, the second and fourth is Drop-in Critique, and the third Wednesdays are devoted to a speaker or educational program. If there… [Continue Reading]

    GCW Meets Here – enter in back
  • Several GCW members attended the yearly Writer’s Retreat at Betsy Schwarzentraub’s home on July 27, 2017. Pictured left yo right is authors Nanci Lee Woody, Jo Chandler, and Margie Yee Webb.

    Members Gather to Write Quietly

Recently Published Books, Articles, and Stories

June Gillam Wins Jack London Service Award

June Gillam, a member of the Gold Country Writers in Auburn, was awarded the Jack London Service Award by the California Writers Club in Oakland on July 24, … [read more]

Interest in politics does not end with retirement

GCW member and retired California legislator, Jerry Scribner, continues to write essays and Letters to the Editors of local newspapers sharing his thoughts with … [read more]

What we do in GCW

Helping Readers Find You

Rev. Dr. Betsy Schwarzentraub spoke to a large group of GCW members and guests at the … [read more]

Mentor Program Kicks Off 8/30/17

GCW Mentor program where members work one-to one with other members to teach and learn … [read more]

Members visit national association

Four GCW members, Cathy MacHold ,  Norma Lehr ,  Hester Jones ,  and Chery Anderson … [read more]

Writers Equipped & Inspired at Mount Hermon

Writers Equipped and Inspired at Mount HermonBy Betsy Schwarzentraub I … [read more]

Read “100 Word Contest” Winners

GCW 2017 100 Word Contest winners were awarded prizes and accolades at the March 29 Fifth … [read more]

GCW participates in One Book One Community Auburn event

Members of Gold Country Writers read author Colson Whitehead's Underground Railroad along … [read more]