Energizing Writers Since 1995
Members include writers of fiction and non-fiction -- mystery, romance, poetry, Civil War, Appalachian women,
memoir, erotica, Roman historical, young adult fiction and non-fiction, children's books, local history, real estate, as well
as Southern fiction.
The High Country Writers organization meets the second and fourth Thursdays of most months from 10 a.m. to noon at the
Watauga County Public Library, 140 Queen St., Boone, NC. Visitors are welcomed!
We are pleased to announce the introduction
of a Writers Workshop which will be held on the first Thursday of every month. This is an optional meetings to be held in
addition to our regularly scheduled meetings. The first workshop will be presented by Judy Geary on Thursday March 6th.
The topic will be Editing and Critiquing.
How long these workshops continue will be dependent on member participation,
so let's see everyone there on Thursday.
Click here for our current calendar.
The member supplying our critique materials for our meeting on November 20th is MaryRose Carroll.
To download the material Click Here
HIGH COUNTRY WRITERS ANTHOLOGY BOOK LAUNCH
Country Writers organization launches the second anthology of members’ work, High Country Headwaters II, at the regularly
scheduled Second Saturday Reception of the Watauga County Arts Council, Blue Ridge ArtSpace, 5:50 – 7:30 pm, Saturday,
November 8. The public is invited.
Headwaters II is a lively collection of short stories, memoir and poetry from High Country Writers, juried,
edited, designed and published by members of the organization. This second in the series includes portraits of the region,
its beauty, history and unique characters; elements of the supernatural; humor and satire and personal reminiscences. The
price of the anthology is $14.00 and proceeds from the sale will benefit the Watauga County Arts Council and the Appalachian
The Watauga County Arts Council has made its mission, since 1981, to sponsor and encourage
the cultural arts in Watauga County. Since spring of 2013, the Blue Ridge ArtSpace, 377 Shadowline Drive, Boone, NC, has housed
an expanding range of services and resources. Each second Saturday Reception features demonstrations and work by local
artists; for the book launch, those artists are published authors from among HCW members. For more information about the regular
Second Saturday Arts Receptions and the WCAC, visit the website: Watauga County Arts Council
High Country Writers has been “energizing writers since 1995!” Regular meetings
are at the Watauga County Public Library on the second and fourth Thursdays of most months from ten until noon and speakers’
presentations are co-sponsored with the Library. For the past few months HCW members have been presenting skills workshops
the first Thursday of the month, and have recently partnered with the Watauga County Arts Council in hosting those workshops.
For more information and a current calendar, visit the website: High Country Writers
See you all at the Blue Ridge ArtSpace on November 8th.
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