A Chapter on Love

The GCLS Writing Academy is excited to announced we will be interviewing author Laney Webber on our site next week. Laney is a graduate of the class of 2016 and her book, A Chapter on Love, was published by Bold Strokes Books.   From the BSB webpage.     A Chapter on Love By Laney Webber… Continue reading A Chapter on Love

Author Spotlight on Anna Burke

  The forces behind the GCLS Writing Academy sat down with author Anna Burke the other day to talk about writing, reading, and the pursuit of carrot cake. Anna beguiled us with her wit and wisdom over a cup of coffee, though sadly, she did not offer us any cake.   WA: We’re excited to… Continue reading Author Spotlight on Anna Burke

Kimberly Cooper Griffin

The Writing Academy staff was pretty excited to have a face-to-face with Kimberly Cooper Griffin this week. On the one hand, we had a little trouble keeping up. (We think she might have accidentally dipped into the fully-caffeinated pot of coffee this morning.) On the other hand, we absolutely love her, even when she's bouncing… Continue reading Kimberly Cooper Griffin

GCLS Annual Conference: Why Pittsburgh?

Carleen Spry’s excellent blog on why GCLS is going to Pittsburgh this year.

Frivolous Views

The Golden Crown Literary Society’s Annual Conference is held in a different city each year – except for that 3 year period when we were in Orlando. (That whole “let’s go to the same city in consecutive years” thing won’t be repeated.) Since I’ve been a member, we’ve been to Orlando, Minneapolis, Dallas, Portland, New Orleans, Washington DC, Chicago, and Las Vegas. Prior to that, the conference was held in Atlanta, Phoenix, and New Orleans (the first year – we returned for our 10th anniversary). 

In 2019, we’ll be travelling to Pittsburgh, PA for our conference!

Now, I’m excited about this location. I’ve never been to Pittsburgh, but I’ve heard so many great things about the city. So, I’m pretty psyched about going. But I know there are people out there saying, “Oof! Pittsburgh? Why?”

Well, as a member of the Board, I have a little insight I can share…

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Author Spotlight – Tammy Bird

The Writing Academy staff wanted to do a "Ten Questions with Awesome Authors" spotlight. We sat down with WA graduate Doctor Tammy Bird to find out a little bit about her life. Turns out we adored her too much to let her go, so we slipped a couple more questions in.     When you… Continue reading Author Spotlight – Tammy Bird

The Writing Academy Author Spotlight

The Writing Academy blog will feature spotlights on the talented writers to come out of this program. Next week, we are featuring the brilliantly talented Tammy Bird. Tammy stunned us with a live reading from her upcoming novel during the in-class readings, and she continued to impress us with her dedication and commitment to writing… Continue reading The Writing Academy Author Spotlight