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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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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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