Category Archives: Speakers

June 2018 Speaker

Dr. Autumn Finley, author and assistant professor of English at Southwest Baptist University, will be the featured speaker at the SWG’s June meeting. At the meeting, Finley will discuss common grammar errors made by writers and share applicable writing styles … Continue reading

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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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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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