Author Archives: Springfield Writers' Guild

About Springfield Writers' Guild

Springfield Writers' Guild was formed in 1943 to encourage new writers and hone the skills of the writing craft. The group meets every fourth Saturday of the month (except for December) at McAlister's Deli, 1711 W. Battlefield in Springfield, Missouri. Visitors are welcome.

October 2018 Speaker

Lori Copeland is a popular best-selling author of both contemporary and Christian historical fiction. She has published over a hundred books since she began writing in 1982. Lori is a Springfield resident, where she lives with her husband, Lance, three … Continue reading

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September 2018 Speaker

A Springfield native, Ritter first embraced creative writing at the age of 9. By age 13 he had written two adventure books, several plays, and created his own comic strip. His 8th grade editorial Lunchline Blues earned him an award … Continue reading

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THE MERITS OF AUDIOBOOKS

If you are a published author, self-published or traditionally published, you should be on Audible.com. Period. In some respects, not having a presence on this site is like not having your books available on Amazon. Here’s why: eBook sales are … Continue reading

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CreateSpace Merging with Kindle Direct

What Does This Mean to Indie Authors? You may have gotten an email recently saying that CreateSpace (CSP) and Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) will become one service in the coming months. They want you to move your account and books … Continue reading

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August 2018 Speaker

Susan won the American Poetry Award at age 16, and wrote about famous landmarks around Illinois and Missouri before writing her first novel. Her books are both traditionally and indie published. She has written both adult and children’s books available … Continue reading

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