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 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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ACX-Making Your Book Worth the Listen

Want your book in audio format? Here are some easy directions how to do it at no cost to you! Continue reading

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2018-2019 Members

Susie K. Adams Buffalo, MO My Mother, My Child + workbook; 30 2-Ingredient Recipes; Patches Joyland Express Biblical Coloring & Activity Book ______________________________________________________________ Dane Allen Springfield, MO   ______________________________________________________________ Bill Armstrong Nixa, MO Survival on a Coral Planet; From the … Continue reading

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July 2018 Speaker

Candy Simonson, Secretary of Springfield Writers Guild, has served the Guild as past Newsletter editor, Vice President, Treasurer and Director-at-Large. Candy writes Christian fiction/family drama and mystery. Her award-winning short stories and essays have been published in seven anthologies, and almost 400 … Continue reading

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June 2018 Speaker

Dr. Autumn Finley, author and assistant professor of English at Southwest Baptist University, will be the featured speaker at the SWG’s June meeting. At the meeting, Finley will discuss common grammar errors made by writers and share applicable writing styles … Continue reading

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