Moving Forward in 2013

Susan explaining the steps to be followed On January 9, 2013, the Gold Country Writers will meet to discuss the direction the group wants the club move in the new year. WHAT WORKS AND WHAT DOES NOT WORK? In December of 2012 Gold Country Writers made the decision to hold several brain-storming meetings in January to decide which activities were successful and which could be eliminated or changed to allow the group to become more goal oriented in the current year. WHAT IS THE MISSION? The … [read more]

The Twelve Days of Poor Grammar

"Let the proofreader fix my mistakes!" are the famous last words of an aspiring writer. At the December 19, 2012 meeting of Gold Country Writers a panel made up of members and editors discussed the proper presentation of manuscripts.Robin Martinez Rice talked about advancing the story using active dialogue tags. Mary Lou Edson Anderson wore a tee shirt that summed up her talk about grammar (Let's eat Gramma. Let's eat, Gramma. Commas count.)Susan Rushton urged writers to look for more … [read more]