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Our monthly luncheon

meetings are held on the

second Wednesday of

each month, September

through April, at Floyd’s

1921 restaurant in

Morehead City. Although presentations are free and open to the public,

members and visitors are

encouraged to purchase a meal.

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Luncheon Talks

Meet Carol Ann Ross

     Join Carteret Writers on Wednesday, September 13th, to gather tips and techniques for writing fiction. Creativity will be the focus as we gather at Floyd’s 1921 restaurant in Morehead City at 11:15. We will begin a new season of author presentations, lunches, and networking. Anyone interested in writing is welcome to attend and no reservations are needed.

   Our speaker, Carol Ann Ross, is a native of Topsail Island, NC. She has a BA in Literature and Writing, and a Master’s in Education. Ross spent one semester studying at Oxford University in England and currently teaches creative writing classes at Cape Fear Community College in Surf City, NC. She has recently finished her tenth book and is currently working on Plum Duff, a compilation of short stories and poems. Her books include a historical fiction trilogy and a murder mystery series, all set on and around the Topsail area.

     In addition to publishing books, Ross’ work can be found in local newspapers and magazines.  You’ll find her books in local bookstores, gift shops, and online at and Amazon. To read some of her writing tips and learn more about Ross and her published works, visit her blog at

Speaker Schedule for 2017-2018

September 13, 2017    Carol Ann Ross, author of twelve fiction books featuring

                               North Carolina locations

October 11, 2017          Susan Crispell, A UNCW Alum and author of The Secret

                               Ingredient of Wishes, her latest of several novels, fiction

November 8, 2017        Martha Peterson, author of Widow Spy, nonfiction  

December 13, 2017      Kristy Woodson Harvey, author of several books including

                               her latest novel, Dear Carolina, fiction

January 10, 2018          Carolyn Alford, award-winning newspaper columnist,


February 14, 2018        Joey Jones, romance novelist; A Bridge Apart, Losing    


March 14, 2018             William Charles Furney, journalist, novelist, author of

     Black Hearts White Bones

April 11, 2018                Plans Pending

May 9, 2018                   Dinner and Award Presentations 6:00 pm

If you have questions or need more information, call Carol Hartsoe at 910-330-0578


When: 2nd Wednesday of the month

           11:15 speaker/lunch/networking  

WhereFloyd’s 1921, 400 Bridges Street, Morehead City

Members and guests are encouraged to purchase a meal.

No fee required for presentation.