SWG Members

SUSIE KINSLOW ADAMS, Buffalo

susiekinslowadams.com

Inspirational, Newsletters, How-to, Children’s Activity books

My Mother, My Child + workbook, 30 2-Ingredient Recipes, Patches Joyland Express Biblical Coloring & Activity Book; Patches Farmland Adventures

STACY ANDREWS

GREG ATKINSON, Fordland

DAYNA AULT, Springfield

Children’s stories/books

Who Made This Mess by Me

Former SWG President

HONORARY LIFETIME MEMBER

TERESA BADE, Springfield

Essay, Historical, Humor, Inspiration, Memoirs

J.M. BARRY

PAUL BASS, Willard

History

Grace Through Tolerance; Robert S. Kerr: Oklahoma’s Pioneer King; Minor Characters of the Bible; In Jesus Names; Point Four: Touching the Dream; Fellow Dreams: Oklahoma, Education and the World; No Little Dreams: Henry Garland Bennett; A History of Fort Leonard Wood; Pioneer Churches in Springfield (co-author); Missouri Innovators; Kentucky Innovators

STEVEN BASSETT, Springfield (aka ELI POPE)

elipope.com

Horror, Paranormal, Mainstream, Short Stories

The Waning Crescent: A Twisted Path to Renewal; Mason Jar Series: The Judgment Game, The Spark of Wrath, The Glass House, The Reclamation, Snapshot into a Killer’s Mind

Published in: Chilling Tales for a Cold Night

MONA BATES, Springfield

Inspiration, Memoirs

LIZ BERGQUIST, Nixa

ljbergauist.com

Science Fiction, Fantasy

RICH BITTERMAN, Springfield

Daily devotionals, Bible studies

GLEN BLESI, Nixa

Articles, Poetry, Newsletters, Inspirational, Memiors / Nostalgia, Biography, Adult, Young Adult

MARK BLUMENSTOCK, Fair Grove

Instructional manuals

LINDA BOLLENBACH, Nixa

Inspirational, Biography, Memoirs, Magazine Articles, Mainstream, Drama

Published in: Palliative Care at the Beginning of Life

ART W. L. BREACH, Springfield

Magazine Articles/Nonfiction, Science Fiction/Fantasy, Inspirational, Poetry, Horror/Paranormal

Published in: Cthulhu’s Heirs anthology; Los Gusanos Que Giran La Tierra, The Return of the White Ship: the Quest for Cathuria,

Magazines: Tri-State Fantasist, After Hours, Etching & Odysseys , Eldritch Tales

KIM BRIXEY, Pittsburg (aka K.S. Brixey)

Leader of the Sci-Fi/Fantasy/Horror?Speculative Genre Goup

ksbrixey.com

Inspirational, Self-Help, Magazine Articles/Nonfiction, Mainstream, Science Fiction/Fantasy, Drama

The 30 Day Home Management Project; The Essence of Leading Prolific Small Group Meetings

JOHN BROOKS, Springfield

Human Interest, Inspiration, Memoirs, Short Stories

REBECCA BROOKS, Springfield

Human Interest, Inspiration, Memoirs

ANGELA BRUSH, Ozark

RICHARD DODD, Springfield

richardtdodd.com

Former SWG President, Secretary, Treasurer

JOHN CAWLFIELD, Battlefield (aka J.C. Fields) Zoom/Media Coordinator | BTP Conference Co-Hair

jcfieldsbooks.com

Mystery, Suspense, Crime Thrillers

Sean Kruger Series: The Fugitive’s Trail, The Assassin’s Trail, The Imposter’s Trail, The Cold Trail, The Money Trail, The Virtual Trail; A Lone Wolf; The Last Insurgent, A Matter of Payback

Published in: Chilling Tales for a Cold Night

RON CHALOUX, Springfield (aka Ron Taylor)

Crime Thrillers, Suspense

JEANETTA CHRYSTIE, Springfield

clearglassview.com

Inspiration, instruction, human interest

Published in: Chicken Soup for the Soul; Abba’s Answers, The Write Start,  Short & Sweet;  Christian History, Discipleship Journal, Mature Years, Church Libraries, Clubhouse, more than 150 newspaper columns for the Northwest Christian Examiner

REBECCA CLINE, Springfield

Romantic Suspense, Paranormal , Contemporary Romance

ROCK U BABY, R.A.V.E.N., JINX THE REVOLUTION, KILLER, DISAPPOINTMENTS, GRANDMA’S HOUSE

JAIME COLE, Spokane (aka Ann Stang)

coffeeconfusion.wordpress.com

Inspirational, Thriller/Suspense, Romance, Mystery

My Crazy Blind Date Blog, Bait 4 a Trap, Three Can Keep a Secret if Two of Them are Dead; Oh What a Tangled Death We Weave; 25 Miles to Empty

LESLIE BARRY CONNERS, Hartville

Drama, Biography/Memoirs, Magazine Articles/Nonfiction

SUSAN COOK, Joplin

Science Fiction/Fantasy, Mystery, Drama, Other

Whirlwind, Haunting Carmen

CYNTHIA DAVIDSON, Rockaway Beach

KELLI DELONG, Ozark

Science Fiction or Fantasy, Romance, Poetry

Guy Anthony DeMarco

GUY ANTHONY DEMARCO, Urbana

guyanthonydemarco.com

Self-help, Biography, Memoirs, Poetry, Historical, Mainstream, Sci-fi, Fantasy, Drama, Horror, Paranormal

Solar Singularity; Tales from the Fleet; Odd Places; Ultimate Blonde Joke Book; Ultimate Yo’Mamma Joke Book; The Pirate Who’s Who; Life & Everything Too; Lo Stretta Della Morte

GAIL DENHAM, Sunriver, OR

Poetry, Short Stories

Published in: Many anthologies and magazines

RICHARD DODD, Springfield

richardtdodd.com

DAVID DURNBAUGH, Springfield

TONJA DRECKER, Norwood

tonjadrecker.blogspot.com

Fantasy, Science Fiction, Mystery, Historical

Music Boxes

Published in: Real Girls Don’t Rust Anthology; Full Dark Anthology;

Former SWG President (3x); Secretary (2x); Director-at-Large (2x)

YVONNE ERWIN, Springfield

SWG Vice President

y-write.blogspot.com

Women’s fiction

The Discovery of Joy, A Glimpse of Glory(co-author), The Sisters of Madelaine Lane

DAN FERGUSON, Springfield

Biography/Memoirs, Poetry

The Eyes and Ears of Beaufort

CHRISTOPHER FERNANDEZ, Springfield

HARRIET FORD, Saddlebrook

AUTHOR PAGE

Thriller/Suspense, Romance, Inspirational, Women’s Fiction, Poetry

Dance on the Devil; Kaytie Flame and the Mystery of Two Kingdoms, Voodoo Vanquishing Vixen; If God Wants Me Well, Why am I Sick?; Devil’s Triangle Temptress; Daring Deception’s Daemons; Faith Says What God Says; Ghostly Tales, Fun, Fact, and Legend

JANET GALLAGHER, Marshfield

KEN GARDNER, Springfield

Science Fiction/Fantasy, Mystery

AUSTIN GREEN, Springfield

STEPHAN J. HAHN, Ozark

stephanjhahn.com

Science Fiction, Fantasy

Whisper of Winds

DAVID HAMPTON, Springfield

http://hamptonproductions.com

Advertising, screenplay and children’s books

Vanny V, Vulture Culture Rebel and Tobie

MARILYN HANCHETT, Rolla

LINDA HEFFERN, Springfield


Historical

Former SWG Treasurer, Secretary

MATTHEW HENDERSON, Springfield

hendersonmedia.biz

Literary fiction, science fiction, inspiration, journalist

Published in: Assistant writer/editor for book: The Catholic Church in Southern Missouri: Diocese of Springfield-Cape Girardeau 1956-2006

MARTHA HENSLEE, Springfield

WENDY HILTON, Springfield

MONICA HOLCOMB, Springfield (aka Darcy Grace) SWG SECRETARY & NEWSLETTER EDITOR

https://darcygracebooks.wixsite.com/author-speaker

Mainstream, Science Fiction or Fantasy, Romance, Poetry, Mystery

Former SWG Secretary

MICHAEL HUMPHREY, Lebanon

Skits, Essay, Travel, Humor, Human Interest

Published in:

RUTH HUNTER, Springfield (aka Sage Hunter)

LEADER OF THE INSPIRATION GENRE GROUP

Inspiration, Human Interest

Greener Grass

KIZZI HUTCHESON, Rogersville (aka Kizzi Roberts)

JERRY-MAC JOHNSTON, Springfield

Skits, Poetry, Memoirs

Other Lives Other Loves, A Sandlot Memory, A Symphonic Dictionary-A Coloring Book for Children of Many Ages, Naked Ladies, Bleacher Seats and A New Denim Jacket

Published in: SWG Creative Collections; A Quick Read

CASSANDRA JORDAN, Neosho

bitsandpieces.wordpress.com

Mystery, Drama, Inspirational, Poetry, Historical, Magazine Articles/Nonfiction

Cherokee Rose book series, Devotional book for widows

Published in: Neosho Daily News (regular columnist)

CHRIS KELLER, Springfield (aka C.S. Keller)

Science Fiction or Fantasy, Romance, Children’s Fiction

LAEL KENNEDY, Springfield

MG Fantasy

SHARON KIZZIAH-HOLMES, Springfield

paperback-press.com

Human Interest, Inspirational, Westerns, Romance

The Will and The Wisp, Ride the Storm, Gamble for Life; Bottom’s Up; Children Did You Know? Easter Bunny Believes; Camouflage Santa Claus; The Cowboy & Emily Tipton; A Star that Twinkled; Following Daddy’s Footsteps

ANTHONY KLENKE, St. Louis (aka Xavier Kane)

The Hidden Lives of Dick & Mary: Two Novellas of Supernatural Suspense

xavierkane.com

LINDSEY KRAWCZUK, Springfield

Drama

ROSALIE LOMBARDO, Brighton

rosalielombardo.com

Human Interest, Inspirational, Memoirs, Fantasy, Mystery

Tippity Tap Tap: Nuggets of Gold

Published in: Route 66 anthology; SWG Creative Collections

KARLA LOWE-PHELPS, Lebanon

Articles, Inspirational, Historical, Romance

Yama the Llama: Off to Bethlehem, Yama the Llama: Off to Jerusalem, Yama the Llama: Off to Bethsada

CARROL LUND, Springfield

Historical fiction, Biography, Memoirs

Bridge to My Father

VIRGIE COLE-MAHAN, Waynesville

Inspirational, Biography/Memoirs, Poetry, Historical

ANN MARTIN, Ozark

Biographies, Memoirs

SHIRLEY McCANN, Springfield (aka Kimber Jackson)

shirleymccann.com

Romance, Mystery

The Scarry Inn, The Scarry Inn II, Got Time? 13 Solve-it-Yourself Mysteries (Vol.1-3), Anonymously Yours, The Necklace

Published in: Chicken Soup for the Soul; Alfred Hitchcock magazine

Former SWG Officer

HONORARY LIFETIME MEMBER

SUE McDONALD, Nixa

Articles, Historical, Humor, Inspirational, Memoirs

BOB McGILL, Galena

History

CINDY McINTYRE, Richland

missouriauthorcindymcintyre.com

Mainstream, Drama, Inspirational

Eulogies Unspoken: Stories of Worth, Caring for Dad with Love and Tomatoes, Love at the Center of Grief

FAITH MONTALVO, Highlandville

Biography/Memoirs, Historical, Magazine Articles/Nonfiction

Fiction poetry, Christian, sci-fi/fantasy, short stories

Former SWG Officer

RENDY MORRIS, Springfield

Memoirs, Nostalgia

BARBARA MULVHILL, Springfield

Biography, Memoirs, Historical

MICHAEL MURRELL, Springfield

LYNETTE NELSON, Springfield

jumpingthechasm.com

Biography/Memoirs, Historical, Mainstream, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Drama

KEN NORTON, Springfield

Sports fiction, history

When Legends Run Free

Former SWG President

Initiator of Mentor Hour

HONORARY LIFETIME MEMBER

WANDA SUE PARROTT, Monterey, CA

amykitchnerfdn.org homelessinparadise.com

Science Fiction, Mystery

How to Build a Penny Pyramid, How to Fight City Hall to Win, The Boondoggler’s Bible

KAREN PARRY, Springfield

Biography, Memoirs

TAMMY PATRICK, Battlefield

Inspirational

tlpatrick.com

JANICE PESTANA, Springfield (aka Janice Tremeear)

Science Fiction/Fantasy, Horror/Paranormal

Missouri’s Haunted Route 66: Ghosts Along the Mother Road, Wicked St. Louis, Illinois Haunted Route 66, Haunted Jefferson City: Chosts of Missouri’s State Capital; Haunted Ozarks; The Haunting of Booger County

RANDALL PHILLIPS, Springfield (aka, James Phillips)

DORIS PLASTER, Republic

Inspiration, Human Interest

Home, Sweet Nursing Home

LISA PURCELL, Ororongo

Mystery, Horror, Paranormal

LANE PYBUS, Springfield

THOMAS PYLE, Stockton (aka Clayton Thomas)

Science Fiction, Fantasy, Drama, Poetry

Plays public performed: “Battle For Sassy Springs,” “Black Walnut High,” “A Brief History of Cedar County,” and “You are So Naive.”

Poems published in Cedar County Republican

MARILYN QUIGLEY, Springfield

Historical fiction, Creative nonfiction; fantasy

Hell Frozen Over: The Battle of the Bulge; Journey to Elsewhere

JUDY READ, Springfield (aka J. Lynn Crawford)

Inspirational, Self-Help, Biography, Memoir

DAVID RENNER, Springfield

DAN RICH, Republic

Science Fiction/Fantasy, Biography/Memoirs

TIM RITTER, Fair Grove

SWG PRESIDENT

Leader of the Nonfiction Genre Group

timritter.net

Historical nonfiction/fiction, poetry, romance

Soul Sketches, Cooter Up, Adventures of a Civil War ReEnactor, VOL.1, The Lantern, The Lantern, VOL.2, Sarah Burning

BILL ROGERS, Reeds Spring (aka Malcolm Tanner)

malcolmtanner.com

Mystery, Thriller

Redemption, Redemption 2: Allison’s Revenge, Redemption 3: Death at Downer’s Grove

CINDY ROSE, Urbana

Inspirational / Creative Fiction, Women’s Fiction, Memoirs, Poetry

GLORIA ROSE, Springfield

gloriabetherose.wordpress.com

Self-help, poetry, blogging

JOY RUTHERFORD, Thornfield

Science Fiction, Fantasy

Published in: The Lutheran Witness

SEAN RUTHERFORD, Thornfield

Science Fiction, Fantasy

Published in: Chilling Tales for a Dark Night

JEANNE SEVART, Springfield

News articles

Publsihed in:

Springfield News-Leader – Sunday Feature, “Petite Fashion”

Springfield Business  Journal – “The Language of Time,” “The Language of Space,” “The History of Cashew Chicken”  Baldwinsville  Free Press –(New York)   “Neighborhood and Community Space – Why Sidewalks Prevent Crimes” Fort Scott Daily News (Kansas)–“In Search of the Meaning of Meaning” La Opinion (Greenville, South Carolina)—”Estudiants de ingles,” Que Vemos,” “ Idioma del Tiempo                                                                                                                

Anthology – SWG Creative Collections

NANCY SHELTON

nancylewisshelton.com

Inspirational, Humor, Nostalgia

Cookie, The Pet Sitter: The Gobs of Pets Caper; Cookie, The Pet Sitter 2: The Sinister Minister Returns

Published in: Chicken Soup for the Teacher’s Soul; Upper Room

Former Secretary, Treasurer, Director at Large, Vice President (4 yrs)

CANDY SIMONSON, Strafford (aka C.A. Simonson)

SWG DIRECTOR-AT-LARGE

casimonson.com; kitchentipsandtreasures.com; reflections.com

Historical, How-to, Inspirational, Technical, Human Interest Articles, Christian Historical and Contemporary Mystery, Drama

Love’s Journey Home, Love Looks Back, Love’s Amazing Grace, Food Hacks, Helps, and Hints, A Quick Read, All Beautiful Creatures-A Story Coloring Book, Iverson Legacy (history), Finding Your Superpowers (children’s activity book), Runaway, God Help Me, The Chosen One – Mary’s Story; How to Turn Your Memoirs Into Creative Nonfiction

Published in: Woman’s World; Capper’s Farmer; History Magazine; Daily Bread; The Secret Place; Upper Room; Good Housekeeping, InDTale

Anthologies: Chicken Soup for the Soul; Sweet Tea for the Soul, Creative Collections, A Quick Read, Well-Versed (several editions)

DIXIE SIMPSON, Springfield

Memoirs, Humor, Memoirs, Inspirational

BILLIE HOLLADAY SKELLEY, Joplin (aka B.H. Skelley)

bhskelley.com

Historical, How-to, Humor, Inspirational, Memoirs, Romance, Fantasy, Science Fiction

Eagle the Legal Beagle Ollie the Autism-Support Collie Weaver the Diabetic-Alert Retriever Spice Secret: A Cautionary Diary Luella Agnes Owen: Going Where No Lady Had Gone Before Ruth Law: The Queen of the Air Hugh Armstrong Robinson: The Story of Flying Lucky 13 Two Terrible Days in May: The Rader Farm Massacre It’s Almost Time to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day:
Hypatia: Ancient Alexandria’s Female Scholar:
Tapeti: The Moon’s Keeper

Published in: Chicken Soup for the Soul; Almanac for Farmers & City Folk; Proud to be Writing for American Soldiers; American Journal of Nursing; American Aviation Historical Society Journal, Well-Versed (several editions)

KIMBERLY SMITH, Ozark

Drama Inspirational Poetry, Historical

Rising Hills and Sinking Valleys: A Descendant of Joseph and Emma Smith Tells Her Story.

LACHLAN SMITH, Ashland (aka, L.L. Smith)

Science Fiction/Fantasy, Mystery, Drama, Poetry, Horror/Paranormal, Magazine Articles/Nonfiction

Healers: Secrets of the Academy, Healers 2: The Elite

Former SWG Secretary, Director at Large

MARILYN K. SMITH, Fair Grove

Historical, How-to, Humor, Inspirational, Memoirs, Romance, Fantasy, Science Fiction

Rte 65: From the middle of the road, The Window Pane Inn and other short stories, Ozarks Recipes: Momma’s, Mine, & Others, My Red Convertible, Bessie’s Secret, After a Hard Day on the Farm, Those Were the Days on the Farm, Poetic Thoughts

Published in: Buffalo Reflex (weekly column); Journal of the Ozarks, several anthologies: Creative Collections, Well-Versed (several editions)

TERRY SMITH, Fair Grove

Webmaster

Poetic Thoughts

STEPHANIE SNELSON, Seymour

Science Fiction/Fantasy, Mystery, Drama, Inspirational, Poetry, Horror/Paranormal

ALDEN STEWART, Springfield

Science Fiction/Fantasy, Mystery, Drama, Horror/Paranormal

MICHAEL A. STORY, Springfield (aka Tom Watkins)

Science Fiction, Fantasy

The Freedom

TIM STRAUS, Springfield (aka Antim Straus)

Mainstream, Thriller

Camp David Conspiracy, How Mrs God and I Created the Universe, Disorder

ANDY TARBOX, Springfield (aka Drew Thorn)

SWG Treasurer

Thrillers, Mystery, Mainstream

The Pinnacle Club

JUDY TARBOX, Springfield

Instruction, Inspiration

CONETTA TAYLOR, Nixa

Historical, Humor, Inspirational, Memoirs

Published in: SWG Creative Collections

JANNA TROMBOLD, Springfield (aka J.S. Trombold)

Thriller, Medical Suspense, Women’s Fiction

ALISA TROTTER, Springfield

Children’s books, Technical Writing

LIZ VERITY, Forsythe

(Real name anonymous)

lizverity.com

Science Fiction or Fantasy, Thriller, Suspense

SUSAN WALDO, Lees Summit

TERESA WALLACE, Alton

Christian Fiction/Nonfiction, Womens, Articles, Children

The Last Thing Mama Wanted, Go Get It Gus, Gus goes to School

Two articles in a Christian magazine

JOHNA WALSH, Springfield

Mystery

Former SWG President Former MWG President

WAYNE WARNER, Springfield

History, Biography

Smith Wigglesworth: Only Believe, Maria Woodworth-Etter, Kathryn Kuhlman

Published in: Pentecostal Evangel

CHARLENE WELLS, Rogersville

Science Fiction/Fantasy, Mystery, Drama, Horror/Paranormal

PEG WELTE, Springfield

NICK WEYLAND, Springfield

MENTOR HOUR COORDINATOR

Historical, Humor, Memoirs, Mystery, Intrigue

The Keepers of the Castle, When Knights Wore Shining Armor

JAMES WILDER, Springfield

https://harbisonmysteryseries.com

Western drama, action and adventure

RICHARD WILLIAMS, Springfield

Science Fiction/Fantasy, Mystery, Historical

Secret of the Bluebonnet

SUE WILLIAMS, Springfield

Inspirational, Self-help

A Jesus I Can Follow

DAVE WINDERS, Springfield

LINDA WINDERS, Springfield

Paranormal, Romance

maidenifmysteries.blogspot.com

IMOGENE WOODS, Springfield

Historical, Memoirs, Biography, Articles, Human Interest

The Ordinary Infantry Men: Heroes Then, Heroes Again

CONNIE YEN, Battlefield

geneahistory.com

Historical nonfiction

Springfield: A Postcard History; Sinner and Savior: Emma Molloy and the Graham Murder

OzarksWatch Magazine Article – “Catching the Wave: The Temperance Movement in the Ozarks”