It’s time to showcase your creativity! SHORT STORY COMPETITION, FICTION. OPENS: December 16, 2017 CLOSES: MARCH 17, 2018 Dig into that draw of stories or find that inspiration and tell a short story of 2000-2500 words in any of the following fiction genres: Romance Sci-Fi/Fantasy Comedy/Tragicomedy Mystery/Thriller Adventure Enter the Gold Coast Writers’ Association Short … Continue reading SHORT STORY COMPETITION, FICTION.

Members’ Benefits

Members’ Benefits The aim of the Gold Coast Writers’ Association is to support and encourage writers on all levels and in all genres. The association is moving forward where not only participation and support are offered, but also education and innovation. We want you to be proud and enthusiastic members of this association so it … Continue reading Members’ Benefits

News Hot Off The Press

HAPPY CHRISTMAS TO GCWA MEMBERS May 2018 bring Happiness & Peace to everyone. News Hot Off The Press
 from GCWA Strategy Meeting, December 6, 2017. The GCWA committee meeting last Wednesday, December 6, was held at Vice President, Susan Johnston’s home, to discuss all things pertaining to governance of the Association, many things relating to … Continue reading News Hot Off The Press

Rachael Bermingham – Guest Speaker – Nov 18th 2017

Rachael Bermingham is currently one the highest selling self-published female authors in Australia. Collectively she has sold over 7 million copies of her books around the globe and has written a new title every year for the last 10 years. One of her co-written books is still the highest selling self-published title of the past decade within Australia. A … Continue reading Rachael Bermingham – Guest Speaker – Nov 18th 2017

Marisa Parker – Guest Speaker Oct 21st 2017

Marisa is a Gold Coast author who published GOODBYE To Italia in 2016. With this title, Marisa has been recognised as a B.R.A.G. Medallion Honoree and shortlisted for the International Rubery Book of the Year. Marisa and husband Gerald have two grown-up daughters who were born in Zimbabwe, Africa – where she was also born. They left … Continue reading Marisa Parker – Guest Speaker Oct 21st 2017

Karen Clarke – Guest Author 16th Sept 2017

From Bullied to Brilliant with Karen Clarke Karen Clarke is the author of ‘From Bullied to Brilliant’ and co-founder of Powerful Positive People®. Karen has a deep understanding of bullying and social isolation, both in her capacity as a professional coach and her personal experiences of witnessing and experiencing bullying. Dr Arun Gandhi, the grandson … Continue reading Karen Clarke – Guest Author 16th Sept 2017

September Meeting and AGM

The next meeting for the Gold Coast Writers Association is on 16th September 2017 at Fradgley Hall, above the Burleigh Heads Library in Park Avenue Burleigh Heads. Doors open at 12:15 and guest speaker, after the AGM, is Karen Clarke author of From Bullied to Brilliant. 16th September 2017   Fradgley Hall, Park Avenue, Burleigh Heads The … Continue reading September Meeting and AGM