Writers Equipped & Inspired at Mount Hermon

Writers Equipped and Inspired at Mount Hermon By Betsy Schwarzentraub   I attended the Christian Writers Conference this  April at Mount Hermon, in the beautiful redwoods of Felton, CA. Best-selling authors, agents, and editors from publishing houses came from across the U.S. to teach, and offered priceless fifteen-minute sessions with individuals to critique and hear pitches. The conference overflowed with resources to equip and inspire writers for an amazing range of genres! I … [read more]

Read “100 Word Contest” Winners

GCW 2017 100 Word Contest winners were awarded prizes and accolades at the March 29 Fifth Wednesday Social at Sizzler Restaurant. Members and public saluted with hats in the air as Jerry Scribner (third), Nanci Lee Woody (second) and Rebecca Inch-Partridge (first) names were announced by Chair Margie Yee Webb. Winning stories are posted under Reading Room on the menu bar. … [read more]

GCW participates in One Book One Community Auburn event

Members of Gold Country Writers read author Colson Whitehead's Underground Railroad along with the high schools, several service clubs and Sierra College English classes. GCW discussed the book from the point-of-view of writers, critiquing the cover, author's photo, table of contents, first line and last line. Several members attended the Placer Adult School class, the panel discussion and the author's interview. The 2017 One Book One Community selection is a New York Times best selling … [read more]