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February 2021 Speaker Paul McSorley

Paul McSorley and his wife, Niki,  have made it their business to narrate books and provide background music in collaboration with Audible.com. Taking the proceeds from the first book production, he built a professional recording studio in his home. He says he … Continue reading

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January 2021 Speaker C.A. (Candy) Simonson

Candy Simonson, Vice-President/Newsletter Editor, has served the Guild as past Secretary (2018-2019) Vice-President (2016-2017), Treasurer (2012-2013), and Director-at-Large (2014). She has been the newsletter editor since 2012.  Candy writes inspirational Christian fiction and nonfiction. Her award-winning short stories and essays have been … Continue reading

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October 2020 Speaker Summer (S.V.) Farnsworth

Summer (S.V.) Farnsworth is a linguist librarian who has spent time in Asia. Issues with grit give her multicultural novels the traction to move you. She graduated with a B.S. from SUU in 2002 and teaches English as a second language at … Continue reading

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2021 Spring Writing Contest

SWG Spring Writing Contest “The Strange Mirror” The rest is up to your imagination. Your story must contain the words “the strange mirror.” No picture prompt. Describe it in your words.  Rules: 750 words or less/any genreAll members are eligibleDeadline: March 31, … Continue reading

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September 2020 Speaker David Harrison

David L. Harrison is an award-winning American children’s author and poet. Harrison’s poetry, fiction, and nonfiction for young readers have been anthologized in more than 185 books, translated into twelve languages, sandblasted into a library sidewalk, painted on a bookmobile, and presented on … Continue reading

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