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Introducing the Florida Writers Association (FWA)

Mary Burton, Person of Renown for FWA Collection #6 - The First Step has selected this year's top ten winners.  Congratulations!

  1. Wild Rose, Karen Dillon                                          6.  Lethal Injection, Judy Harte
  2. Hunger Pangs, Mark McWaters                               7.  High Flight, Ian Darling
  3. Wreckage, Micki Browning                                      8.  Shadows of War, Frank T. Masi               
  4. A Walk in the Park, Robert Alan                              9.  My First Day on the Job, Charles Harris
  5. It Was a Dark and Stormy Night, Michael Goldcraft  10. Te Amo, Catherine Giordano

Click here to view the names of all 60 winning authors.

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Kaye Coppersmith Award - 2014 - Nominations are now open.

Kaye will always be remembered as the welcoming arms of FWA, extending kindness, support and encouragement to both seasoned writers and new members.  Those of us who had the privilege of knowing Kaye are proud to honor her by recognizing one member each year out of those hundreds of members who continue to show that FWA embodies our motto of:  “Writers Helping Writers.”

Please click here to download the nomination form.
Email the completed form, no later than Sept. 1st, to kayecoppersmithaward@floridawriters.net
    Please click here to learn more about previous winners.

FWA Collection #6  - The First Step
The winners have been chosen for this collection with Person of Renown, Mary Burton.  View the list of winning authors by clicking on the link at the top of the page.

Florida Writers Foundation announces the Annual Celebrity Workshop.  Internationally renowned author Marie Bostwick will host her all-day workshop, “Conception to Completion: A Bestselling Author’s Guide to Writing,” which is a tax-deductible seminar offering an opportunity to meet and learn from the acclaimed NYT bestselling author and master of warm, compelling fiction.  Click here for more information.

Know a youth writer?  FWA has a special program just for them. Click here to visit our Youth Writers website.

We're also proud to announce our first Youth Writers Collection.  We're also proud that the three winning writers from our Youth Writers Collection competition will be published in a special section at the end of
Collection #6.                                       

Editing! If you’re looking for an editor you can trust, check
out FWA’s Editors Helping Writers service.

To view Policies & Procedures, click here.
To email Bobbie, please click here.    
To view our Code of Ethics, click here.
To purchase editing services online please click here.  

Join us for the 2014 13th Annual Florida Writers Conference
 October 24 - 26, 2014 - Lake Mary, FL.

If you haven't been in a while, this is the year to go!

Find details here.
Register here.