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Welcome to the new website of the Georgia Writers Association! Over the next few months, we will be uploading new content, offering more resources, and creating a great online experience for you. Our readers and writers are important to us, and we want to be the go-to resource for Georgia’s literary community. The Georgia Writers Association hosts the annual Georgia Author of the Year Awards and the Red Clay Writers Conference.

For the new low amount of $30.00, you will receive a 12-month membership that includes:

  • Free Workshops
  • Discount to Red Clay Writers Conference
  • Access to Professional Directory and the ability to contact these literary professionals (editors, publishers, bookstores, etc)
  • Read monthly Columns on various literary topics
  • Access the The Georgia Authority archives

If you would like to receive emails regarding upcoming workshops or events, click this link to join our mailing list. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions or comments! We appreciate your continued support and participation.

Recent Content

Networking with a Mission — The Business of Writing

My last post “Putting Your Sales Hunter Hat On”  was an introduction to how to sell your services as a freelancer–because no matter how good of a writer you are, you are still going to have to be at least a pretty decent salesperson if you want to keep yourself in work. This post continues…

March Workshop Promo Code

At the March 14 workshop, Renea Winchester will discuss how writers might successfully use research in their fiction writing. Workshop topics will include: Why using Wikipedia is big mistake. Why time investing in research is more important than writing what you know. How to use photographs and other visual aides to mine stories. Click here to…

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Granny’s Writing Lessons

Granny’s Kitchen Taught Me Everything About Writing Over the holidays, I moved from my very urban home of twenty years in Atlanta to a suburb with trees, open spaces, even a horse pasture. A ripple of something new was headed my way. It began with the year before when I turned off a highway and…

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Writing as a Group Activity – Professional Organizations and Writing Classes

Give Your Writer Resources: Article Seven Up to this point we have discussed how to provide your writer within with resources by building a library. However, a writer needs resources beyond his/her personal writing space and the Internet. For articles seven, eight, and nine, we will look at groups in the writing community that are…

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Become a GWA Member Today!

Georgia Writers members enjoy a variety of resources that are designed to equip writers with the tools they need to succeed in the literary industry.

Our monthly columns are written by experienced, knowledgeable authors who are interested in guiding readers through the various challenges of the field. Find the columns that are right for you!

The Professional Directory allows members to view the business information of the literary professionals in the area, including bookstores, publishers, agents, editors, and more!

Do you have questions about grammar, copyright, concept critiques, or finding an editor? Submit your questions to the literary professionals of the GWA Board of Directors!

Join the Georgia Writers Association today to start utilizing these awesome benefits!

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