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July 25, 2020 Speaker Sheila Athens

Join us as traditionally published author & experienced book coach Sheila Athens shares the secrets she’s gained by providing developmental edits on dozens of manuscripts.  During this course, novelists will learn how solidifying the bones of a story before you … Continue reading

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Ross Malone

Ross Malone is a Missouri historian who writes about Missouri people, places, and events that should be well-known but aren’t.  This teacher, radio host, newspaper columnist, and speaker has written twenty books and numerous magazine articles and newspaper columns about … Continue reading

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A.S. Fenichel ( Andrea Mansue)

A.S. Fenichel (Andrea Mansue) gave up a successful IT career in New York City to pursue her lifelong dream of being a professional writer. She’s never looked back. Multi-published in historical, paranormal, erotic and contemporary romance, A.S. is the author … Continue reading

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February 22, 2020 Speaker

Surviving the bombing of Berlin at WWII’s end, Dagmar Weiss Snodgrass always remembered the kindness of the Berlin Airlift pilots who flew in food and other supplies during the 1948-1949 Soviet Union blockade.  She was especially thankful for U.S. pilot … Continue reading

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2020 Summer Writing Contest

SWG SummerWriting Contest Prizes of $75-first, $50-second, $25-third and honorable mention  Write a story on the theme: “A Summer Worth Remembering”    Your story may be creative nonfiction (i.e., a semi-true story) or fiction, or an essay (true life story). … Continue reading

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