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.

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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May 27 Speaker Carla Kirchner

Carla Kirchner has an MFA in Creative Writing from Spalding University and is an Assistant Professor of Language and Literature at Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar, MO. Both a poet and fiction writer, Kirchner won the Concrete Wolf Press 2016 … Continue reading

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June Mini-Contest Entries

Tell a story in 1000 words or less about this picture.  VOTING STARTS MONDAY, June 19th. VOTE HERE, or on the form in your email. Entries: The Shawl & the Devil’s Mark MIRROR FRIENDS Cleaning Day I Can Do This … Continue reading

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April 22 Speaker-Camille Faye

About Camille Faye During her years as a university Composition instructor and writing center tutor, Camille Faye worked with hundreds of writers from varying backgrounds and skill levels on many types of writing projects. She can work with writers in … Continue reading

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APRIL MINI-CONTEST WINNERS

And the Winners Are: FIRST PLACE – Karla Lowe-Phelps! Glamour Gone Bad SECOND PLACE – Rose Lombardo! THE LAST TIME I LIED TO A FOUR-YEAR-OLD THIRD PLACE – Chris Keller! Prank Call HONORABLE MENTION – Ashley Grant Raisins Read the … Continue reading

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