Two of our long-standing members Les Farey and James Hall were awarded a 20-year Acknowledgement Certificate during the 7th August 2018 general meeting by the outgoing President Roger Harris.
These two gentlemen have been wonderful supporters of our writers’ group for the past twenty years, which was formed in 1986.
Congratulations Les and James, you are both legends.
The Coffs Harbour Writers Group has changed its meeting day from first Wednesday of the month to first Monday of the month commencing 4th June 2018.
These meetings will be held at a new location CeX Club, Vernon Street, Coffs Harbour 10.15am to 12.30pm
Lorraine Penn, a tireless supporter and former long-term President of Coffs Harbour Writers Group received a Life Membership award from current President Roger Harris in recognition of her enormous contributions to the growth and success of the group.
The 2018 Grassroots Writers Weekend 20-22nd April hosted by Dorrigo Writers Group, for more information go to https://www.facebook.com/DorrigoWriters/
You are invited to attend one of Kim’s book launches for her 2nd publication ‘Girl over the Edge’
Bellingen Library, Tuesday 3rd April at 4pm
Sawtell Surf Club, Saturday 28th April 4 – 7pm
RSVP for bookings and catering purposes: 0435211522 or email: email@example.com
Members and guests were given an overview by Debbie Campbell into Coffs Harbour Library’s research facility of the interactive Trove, a revolutionary new free search engine resource for researching historical archives for books, images, maps and music, especially historic newspapers from 1803 to 1954. It includes voice recordings made in 1988 of individuals telling their stories.
Great news, Coffs Harbour Council will be hosting live streaming of this year’s Sydney Writers’ Festival into Coffs on Friday 4th, Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th May at Cavanbah Centre, not the Jetty Theatre as previous years.
Program times and content details to be finalised shortly.
Mark these dates in your must attend calendar of events.
Happy New Year!
Our first meeting for 2018 is Wednesday 7th February at Cavanbah Centre, Coffs Harbour, commencing at 10am to 12.30pm
Another year almost over and members and guests enjoyed another superb Christmas Lunch Event at Park Beach Surf Club on Wednesday 6th December 2017.
A hands-on practical workshop for writers of memoir, family history, fiction, fantasy, and all types of writing. Learn how to edit for structure (story line) and copy editing for grammar, spelling and punctuation, and any ‘stand out’ inconsistencies of time, place or word usage. You will hone your techniques on your own or provided material and learn essential critical skills to gain a polished manuscript. A must for everyone who wants their work to be read and enjoyed!
When: 1.15 pm – 3.30 pm Wednesday 1 November 2017
Where: Cavanbah Centre, Harbour Drive, Coffs Harbour
Presenter: Leonie Henschke
Cost: Members $7.50. Non-members: $15
More information and registration: 0412668315