Mystery Writers’ Group

*** Mystery Writers is at present a closed group.  If you’re interested in starting a new mystery critique group, please email  ***

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 noon

Day: The group normally meets the second Saturday of each month.

Location: Various homes of members.

The facilitator is Nancy Gates (336) 288-4835

Nancy Gotter GatesNancy Gotter Gates, a Greensboro resident, is the facilitator of WGOT’s Mystery Writers’ group. Gates has been published regionally, nationally and internationally. Her short stories and poetry have appeared in the prestigious 1985, 1987, and 1995 O. Henry Festival Stories. She has also appeared in Children’s Digest, Cat Fancy, Working Woman, Children’s Playmate, The State, Crucible, and North Carolina Literary Review. Nancy has completed three novels and edited the book Creative Writing/Cooking, published by Down Home Press in 1994. Her poem about a house on wheels appeared in the book, A Turn in Time, Piedmont Writers at the Millennium. She has contributed to the WGOT mystery anthology, Deadly Plots, which sold so well when it came out in late 2002 that it went rapidly into a second printing. She also contributed to two WGOT children’s anthologies, No Grown-ups Allowed and Candle in the Attic and to the WGOT adult anthology, Wordworks, published in November, 2003.