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Gold Country Writers will be meeting at the Barnstormer Room at the Auburn Airport throughout the month of October, including our October 19 Speaker Meeting. The change is because of water remediation in the Rose Room at City Hall. Thanks to Frank Nissen, here is a map to help you find the Barnstormer Room. Address and directions are below the map.

Address: Auburn Airport – Barnstormer Room

Auburn Airport*

Barnstormer Room

13626 New Airport Road

Auburn CA 95602

*Location Change

(from Auburn City Hall, about 5 miles)


-Bell Road to New Airport Road

-Drive to End of New Airport Road 

-Park in Parking Lots to Left or Right

-Barnstormer Room is in Building on Right

-Enter Building from Left – follow GCW signage, towards “Welcome to Auburn Airport” sign, turn Right for Entrance

From Auburn City Hall: take 49 toward Grass Valley, turn Right onto Bell Road, and turn Left onto New Airport Road.

Joey Garcia, Speaker, October 19

The third Wednesday of each month is our Speaker Meeting. For October, our speaker will be Joey Garcia. Her topic will be “The Five Bios Every Author Needs.” Authors need to have a variety of bios on hand in advance of their book’s publication. Learn what these five specific bios are, and how to create each one to benefit your writing goals. Joey has been featured on many shows and in many articles. Read more at www.joeyGarcia.com.

WORKSHOP: Please bring your current bio along with a notebook and pen.

This event will take place on October 19, 2022, from 10am to noon. The public is invited.

This meeting will be held at the Barnstormer Room at the Auburn Municipal Airport. Map, address, and directions are on this page.

November Speaker Meeting (Third Wednesday) Brian Wallace

November 16 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm PST

The third Wednesday of each month is our Speaker Meeting. For November, our speaker will be Brian Wallace, an award winning artist. His topic will be “Finding Inspiration and Staying Inspired.” Brian will talk about the five things that helped him stay inspired to write, illustrate, and publish his first children’s book, Daisy and the Dirty Dozen.

This event will take place on November 16, 2022, from 10am to noon. The public is invited.

We hope that repairs to the Rose Room will be completed so that we can meet there as usual. If not, we will post information here about meeting at the Barnstormer Room at the Auburn Municipal Airport.

Kudos to:

To Phil Jacques for videotaping the speaker presentations.

To Rebecca Inch-Partridge and Joan Griffin for the Tweaking Critiquing presentation.

To Kathryn Shields for being interviewed by Jeaninne Escallier Kato on Jeaninne’s ACTV program, “Staging the Third Act.” You can view the ACTV YouTube video here.

To Chery Anderson for stepping in as secretary in July and August.

To Wendy Coles-Littlepage for selling books by invitation at the Avid Reader in Sacramento.

To Rebecca Inch-Partridge who announced she will be a panelist at the World Sci Fi convention in Chicago in September.

To Frank Nissen who reminded people of his book launch for Fortune’s Call on August 17.



Regular Monthly Meetings on Wednesdays

1st Wednesday of every month
Business Meeting

2nd Wednesday of every month
Drop-in Critique

3rd Wednesday of every month
Guest Speakers & Workshops

4th Wednesday of every month
Drop-in Critique

5th Wednesday of  every month
Social Event (For August 31, see Writer’s Retreat at top of home page)

In-person meetings are normally held at
The Rose Room, Auburn City Hall
1225 Lincoln Way
Auburn, CA

Meetings are generally hele in the Rose Room, but due to recent flooding an repair work being done, we are meeting during September at the Barnstormer Room at Auburn Municipal Airport.  Map, Address and Directions are above.


Click this map for Google Maps Directions to the Rose Room

If you are not vaccinated against COVID-19, please bring your masks and observe social distancing for your safety and the safety of others.

Thank You!


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