​​​​​North State Writers

  A Branch of the California Writers Club


Current & Upcoming Events/Contests 


December 18th, NSW Christmas Party....


"2018" North State Writers Anthology

The NSW is Accepting Submissions SEP 1-DEC 31:  The 2018 Anthology will be published on Amazon Books and made available for purchase in the spring. The NSW Anthology is a collection of literary works (short stories, poems, and memoirs) juried (selected) by professional reviewers.  As a member of the North State Writers and Nor-Cal CWC, you are invited to submit up to three short stories, poetry, and/or memoirs, two of them may be chosen for publication.

For Submission Guidelines Go To.  NSW Anthology



*F*R*E*E*  E-Books
North State Writers (NSW) is promoting its members and their E-books online. Each month, one or more E-books (written by an NSW member) will be highlighted.

During the first 5-days of each month, you may download a F*R*E*E copy of these featured E-books on Amazonbooks.com, and/or by friending North State Writers on Facebook. 

FRIEND North State Writers on Facebook  

Find featured E-books on North State Writers facebook page

WIN Prizes

Write a short, online review of the featured book on Amazon, Barnes & Noble and/or Good Read and you will be entered into a  Book Promo Contest drawing. Each online review you leave equals 1 entry. The more reviews you leave, the more chances you have to win prizes. A Grand Prize will be awarded for the reader with the most 2017 reviews posted (reviews must be posted during the books featured month to qualify).

Don’t have a Kindle?

  • E-books can be read on just about any electronic device.

New to leaving reviews online?

  • Click on the book title (below)
  • Scroll down & click on "WRITE A CUSTOMER REVIEW"
  • Select 1-5 stars (stars will turn gold)
  • Type a review
  • Click on "SUBMIT"

Are you an NSW member and would like to have your book featured in our monthly Book Promotion Contest? Please contact NSW Book Promo Coordinator, Cara Gubbins, at drcaragubbins@


Coming Spring 2018.....

NSW Hosts a Short Story "Horror" Contest. Check back in January for contest submission & information.