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.

May 2018 Speaker

Matthew Henderson will give the guild a peak into the “Life of a Journalist” at the May meeting. He has a degree in journalism from Missouri State University and has published hundreds of articles in four local newspapers. This presentation … Continue reading

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2018 Springfield Writers’ Guild Summer Contest

THE CONTEST IS NOW OVER. Winners will be announced at the August 25th meeting. CLICK TO READ, AND THEN VOTE FOR THREE FAVORITES IN THE FORM BELOW! (Listed in the order they were submitted) Across the Bridge The Escape The … Continue reading

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April 28, 2018 Speaker

Special Agent Larry Tongate worked on white-collar, narcotic crimes, bank robbery as well as terrorism and other violations of Federal and State laws. He participated in undercover roles throughout the United States as well as Bolivia, Brazil and Germany. In … Continue reading

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March 24, 2018 Speaker

Inducted into the Missouri Writers Hall of Fame in 2012, Todd Parnell has published three nonfiction books, The Buffalo, Ben, and Me; Mom at War; and Postcards from Branson. He recently completed his first works of fiction, the Ozarkian Folk … Continue reading

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February 24, 2018 Speaker

Paul William Bass was born in Independence, Missouri.  He graduated from William Chrisman High School, Southwest Baptist College and Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He began his writing career in 2007 with publication of No Little Dreams: Henry Garland Bennett, Educator … Continue reading

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