Gold Coast Writers Literary Luncheon celebrating 25th Anniversary

gcwa-logoLast Sunday 14th May Gold Coast Writers Association concluded their annual gcw lit lunch cake 25 yearsLiterary Festival with a Luncheon at Palmer Colonial Golf Club in Robina.  

The authors attending and sharing their knowledge were John Ahern, Chris Collin, Jo Coughlin, Louise Moriarty, Angela Sunde, along with Kay Danes the current club patron.kay danes, robert and Marion

angela-sundeI was unable to attend but my best friend Marion Martineer, who is also co-ordinator of the Ten Penners adults writing for children sub-group of Gold Coast Writers, attended. She had glowing comments about the food, the inspiring authors and the key note speaker, Susanne Gervay.

John_AhernJudging by the smiles in these photos the event was a great success louise-moriartycelebrating 25 years of the Association’s life. I’ve been a member for virtually 20 of these years, seeing the club growing and thriving and becoming an important part of the lives of many writers.

There was another beautifully decorated cake displaying the 25th Anniversary that Susanne Gervey duly cut. Marion video’d Susanne’s talk and I eagerly await seeing it.

gervay_susanne picAs a long term member I can say that Clubs like Gold Coast Writers rely on their susanne cutting the cakeCommittee to perform virtual miracles. I have witnessed good and bad Committees but am glad to say that the spirit of learning the writing craft has brought this club to it’s current level of development. I hope it continues to grow and new members can join to refresh the   old members enthusiasm.  Jo_CoughlinLouisa, Garry at GCW lit lunchmarion and funky chicken book best

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About jillswrites

I am a writer of SciFi Books 'Dual Visions' and it's follow up 'Vashla's world'. I also write book reviews, articles and short stories. Several of my short stories appear in a collaborative book for children called Fan-tas-tic-al Tales written in conjunction with my fellow members of The Ten Penners, this was a follow-up book to 'Shock, Horror, Gasp'. Fan-tas-tic-al Tales was released in 2009, now available in hard copy and on Amazon. We are currently in the completing our next adventure based anthology called 'Mystery, Mayhem & Magic' scheduled for release later in 2017. As a member of BookCoasters the Gold Coast Library blog, complementing my own blog, I enjoy blog being able to showcase my work. My book reviews appear in PIO (Pass It On) and e-Writeabout. I'm a happy Grandmother to two beautiful girls, wife of the ever tolerant Clive, mother of our son Simon. I work part time and lead a busy life.
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