In Memory of Michel Williams July 29, 2013
Winter 2012-2013 Issue
Steve Sapontzis, Jan Edwards, Katherine Heimann Brown, and Jay Frankston.
Archive: Spring 2012 Inaugural Issue
Thanks to members of the writers group WordWeavers, Doug Fortier, Donald Shephard, Tom Pope, and Malcolm Macdonald, for hosting a discussion of editing,
Wednesday, August 21st.
We are grateful to the Mendocino Hotel
for use of the Garden Room.
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The World of Suzi Long Mendocino art gallery has an opportunity to earn 30% commission on sales and write in the quiet times.
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Member Cheri Ause's story, "The Trouble with Sylvia," which won the 3rd place prize in the Redwood Writers 2012 Mystery Contest now appears in Reloaded (Both Barrels, Vol. 2), a Shotgun Honey press crime anthology of 25 new stories available at Amazon in both print and Kindle editions.
Member Alena Deerwater recently published "Thank God for Monsters" in the Summer MONSTERS issue at Exterminating Angel Press.
Member Jewels Marcus has submitted her poems and been awarded the Freund Fellowship to attend the Mendocino Coast Writers Conference this year. Her poems will also be published in the 2013 Noyo River Review.
Member Henri Bensussen recently published:
2014 GUIDELINES FOR SUBMITTING TO WMC’S SECOND ANTHOLOGY
WRITERS OF THE MENDOCINO COAST: UPWELLING
July 17th to September 18, 2013
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Welcome to the Mendocino Coast branch of the California Writers Club founded in 1909. We are proud to share in this legacy.
The Writers of the Mendocino Coast meet in the Mendocino Hotel at 6:00 pm on the third Wednesday of every month. We host speakers, workshops, open mics and other yet to be discovered events and activities.
Our intention is to expand the network and opportunities for writers here on the Mendocino Coast. We hope you'll join us.
Writers of the Mendocino Coast
PO Box 762 Fort Bragg, CA 95437
MEMBER COUNT : 76
CURRENT MEMBERS Please send $40 to Writers of the Mendocino Coast PO Box 762, Fort Bragg, CA 95437 for renewal to June 30, 2014.
NEW MEMBERS $65 / includes $20 initiation fee. More information on the website's Membership page.
In addition to newsletters, the website has the latest information on upcoming events, member biographies, and opportunities to see your writing in:
-The annual Anthology. At The Edge published in 2013
-The Literary Review published by the state California Writers Club. More info at www.calwriters.org
-The yearly collaboration, Ekphrasis, with the Artists Coop of Mendocino
The anthology is available at Gallery Bookshop, Mendocino, in Fort Bragg at The Bookstore & Vinyl Cafe, and on Amazon. Members should all have received a copy of the 2013 anthology.
The E-book version is available in the iTunes store, on Amazon, and
Barnes & Nobel.
Good Words is a collection of the best poems, fiction, and nonfiction, written and performed by students attending Creative Writing classes on the coast.
Attention children's book writers. The annual Pacific Coast Children's Writers Novel Workshop and Retreat, held October 4th-6th, 2013 in beautiful Pajaro Dunes, California, still has a few openings.
WRITING CONTESTS - In other California Writers Club branches