Because the FWA motto is, "Writers helping writers" and because writers like Randy Cribbs felt a group to help other writers was a good idea, the Ancient City Chapter was born in 2006.
Ron Whittington shares tips on web development and social media for St. Augustine’s Ancient City Writers Group on Nov. 21
Resource for Writers Conferences & Meetings
Making plans for what conferences and meetings to attend? We have them here.
Today my plan is to add finishing touches to everything prior to packing the van and car tomorrow for the Florida Writers Association’s Annual Conference. I have a team of people to help and I am beyond thankful for each of them. The conference itself is very much the same. It takes on a life of it’s own and has many helpers along the way. The entire show is pulled off by volunteers. The organization does not have paid positions. There are quite a few volunteers you may see year after year because not only do they know what it takes to pull a conference this size off but they are also among the brave to step up for the job, even knowing what it takes!
With the conference looming this week I wanted to talk about how to be prepared for this type of event. Whether you are a newbie who will have the “deer-in-the-headlights” look all 4 days or a seasoned attendee who knows the ropes, you will want to go to conferences prepared. …more
"Writers helping writers"