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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


Carteret Writers will meet at Floyd’s restaurant on May 9th at 6:00 pm to present awards to those who placed in our 2018 contest. Please RSVP to if you plan to attend.

Summer Break:

There are no meetings in June, July, or August.

Lunch meetings will resume in September.


We welcome new members anytime January through December. Yearly dues are $30 per person or $50 per couple. Membership forms are available on the “About” page or by emailing


2018 marks the 35th year for Carteret Writers. We deeply appreciate all who have worked to make this a reality. A special thanks to our guest speakers that have graciously given of their time and talents to visit us, sharing knowledge and experiences that have helped us grow as writers.


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.

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

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, speaker

February 14, 2018

Joey Jones, romance novelist; A Bridge Apart, Losing London

March 14, 2018

William Charles Furney, journalist, novelist, author of Black Hearts White Bones

April 11, 2018

Danny Johnson, award winning author of The Last Road Home

May 09, 2018

Dinner and Award Presentations, 6:00 pm, Floyd’s 1921 restaurant, 400 Bridges Street, Morehead City (Please RSVP to if you plan to attend.)

Saturday, May 19, 2018

Fiction Workshop (Details to be announced after March meeting on Workshops page.)