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.
Motto:    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


Beginning in June, we will be meeting at the community center at Mackle Park.

1361 Andalusia Terrace. ( turn off Heathwood by the Marco library)

For the months of June and July, we will be meeting 6:30-8:30 p.m.

No Meeting in September

Beginning October 2018, we will be back to our normal hours of 6-8 p.m.

Contact Information:

2018 President: JoanneTailele


or webmaster, Joanne Tailele 239-784-2637


Not a member?  Click here for application.   

Writers Helping Writers

Seventeen-year-old Krista is unsure she'll be able to complete her much anticipated senior year and graduate with her class. Her family is moving, and she is forced to cope with her distraught parents' unwillingness to communicate with her. In this young adult story a teenager fights her insecurity, juggles her busy life, friendships, and her part-time job at Watson's Flowers. She must unravel and find a solution to her predicament. Krista is aware that soon she'll have no support and must find a place to live. Her involvement with handsome college student, Mario, the flower shop owner's son, complicates her feelings and efforts. Jeff Wellington, her past boyfriend and a well-known jerk, re-involves himself in Krista's life. As she fights loneliness, frustration, and worry, a bizarre situation develops.I


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