Marco Island Writers      

Who We Are

Established June, 2011
Mission Statement:   To gather writers from all genres and skill levels to help one another improve their craft
by sharing information and inspiration regarding writing or publishing for fun or profit.
Tag Line:    We are writers helping writers.
2014-15 Strategy:
  • Networking and support of our members in the craft of writing

  • Writing workshops – among ourselves & with writer coaches

  • Critique Sessions (Read and Recommend), Flash Fiction, Technology Tips 

  • Annual AuthorFest -- writers helping writers to reach readers

Where we meet: Marco Center for the Arts 1010 Winterbery Dr., Marco Island

When we meet: Always the 2nd Wednesday of the month, year round

Time : Sign and social 5:30 p.m.  Meetings 6-8 p.m.

Contact Information:

2016 President: Elisabeth Noyes 239-394-5856


or webmaster, Joanne Tailele 239-784-2637


Not a member?  Click here for application.   


describes the devastating impact of addictions on both the addicts and their loved ones. In this groundbreaking work, Lance McCormack uses compassion and common sense as the foundation for conveying the multi-faceted components of addiction and the work required to end addiction forever!

In Lust, McCormack uses observational insights from personal interviews,
counseling sessions, anecdotes, questionnaires and surveys to communicate the six elements of addiction that create, maintain, and sustain any addiction.

Lust presents critical aspects of understanding addictions and the
importance of interpreting and conveying them accurately, by examining:
 the many ways our medical and recovery communities promote addiction
and why the true elements of addiction ways to restore your energy and redirect it into meaningful areas of your life the many building blocks of addiction and how best to destroy them and more….
Lust dispels the myths about addiction and presents the facts that only
addicts know to be true. Lust presents a unique view into this tragically
misunderstood field of addiction, recovery and sobriety.

                                 Buy your copy here


Next Meeting -  Wed. May 10, 5:30-8:00 pm 


Book of the Month

Review of members work, Critiques offered The pieces being reviewed are below. Also, is the critque guidelines. Join us to learn from each other and encourage writers.

Writers Helping Writers