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.

August 26 Speaker

Lori Ericson grew up in her family-owned cemetery and spent years as a newspaper reporter, but isn’t sure which experience helped more to shape the dark stories that spill from her head. The author and her husband, Lloyd, live in … Continue reading

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July 22 Speaker

Juliana Goodwin is a food columnist, cookbook author, and travel writer in Springfield, Mo. She worked for the Springfield News-Leader for 11 years, before leaving in 2014 to freelance full-time and spend more time with her family.  Goodwin grew up … Continue reading

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How to Use Canva in Your Writing —

Using Canva to design a book marketing ad is easy-peasy! Continue reading

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August Mini-Contest

A-Z Story in 26 Sentences  Rules Write a complete story or poem from A-Z. Every sentence must begin with a sequential letter of the alphabet. You are permitted to start at the end (Z-A) or in the middle (M-L), but … Continue reading

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Adventures in Publishing: Why I Chose to Go Independent

Is self-publishing, independent publishing the way to go to get your book published? Continue reading

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