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2020 Fall Writing Contest

SWG Fall Writing Contest Prizes of $75-first, $50-second, $25-third and honorable mention  Writing from a picture prompt: Look for the obvious – and then look for clues for a story. Some questions to ask  – 1. Who is he? Why is … 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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2019 Fall Contest

The SWG Fall Writing Contest Sept. 1-Oct. 31 Write a scary story using a real news headline and/or some or all of the facts. Pick a real headline from the news – either in the newspaper or online.   Cite your … Continue reading

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2019 Summer Contest

SWG 2019 SUMMER CONTEST THEME: HISTORICAL FICTION – AMERICA   Re-read entries (in the order they came in): Monsters Under the Bed The Middle East Mystery The Game The Unsettled West Homespun Politics Wall Street Scandal Fable of Prairie Coal … Continue reading

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2019 Spring Contest

SWG SPRING 2019 CONTEST WINNERS “A Sweet Love Story”  Winners were announced at the April SWG meeting. $75 – first place  JOHN BROOKS The Passionate Love of Mr. Zero $50 – second place LYNETTE NELSON Sweet Sorrow $25 – third … Continue reading

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