Monthly Archives: January 2018

First Mini-Contest of 2018 Winners

The assignment for the Spring 2018 mini-contest was to write a story or poem containing the following: “Was I ever embarrassed!” The winners were: 1st Place – John Brooks – “A Rocky Mountain Hi” – $75   2nd Place – Marilyn Smith … Continue reading

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Writing stories is like excavating a fossil

According to King, there are two necessities to become a good writer: read a lot and write a lot. In order to learn and perfect the craft, it is necessary to read and write every day in a place where … Continue reading

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January 27 Speaker

Tierney James will speak at the January 27 meeting of the Springfield Writers’ Guild  on: “How social media can benefit your writing.” Tierney has been in education for over thirty years. She recently stopped teaching World Geography for a nearby … Continue reading

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