Missouri Writers' Guild

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Member Kudos and Awards

Round of applause, please, for our members and their recent accomplishments!
Coffee and Critique in O’Fallon, Missouri (a chapter of the Missouri Writers Guild) sent in these member kudos (August 2017):

Donna Volkenannt: Elected as Board Member of Ozark Writers, Inc. (OWI); 1st place for Short story at All Write Now! Conference; Personal essay published in KC Voices; Short story published in Mysteries of the Ozarks, Volume V; Co-editor of Mysteries of the Ozarks, Volume V.

Alice Muschany: Essay accepted for Chicken Soup for the Soul – Premonitions & Dreams.

Marcia Gaye: Judge for poetry for Arts Rolla, Sponsor and judge for Fractured Fairy Tales for OCW conference.

Pat Wahler: Three placements at AWN Conference:            2nd in Short Story, 2nd in Flash Fiction, 3rd in Essay. Published for the 14th time in Chicken Soup books for essay in The Cat Really Did That?

Jane Hamilton: Placed at AWN Conference: 3rd in essay and an HM.

Sarah Angleton: Held numerous signings for Launching Sheep & Other Stories from the Intersection of History & Nonsense. Spoke at library programs in Illinois. Had 1000+ readers sign up for an online giveaway.

Toni Gallia: Wrote series of educational help aids for teachers.

Doug Osgood: Placed as the 9th best liar in the Missouri Liar’s storytelling competition live performance.

JJ (Jack) Zerr: will release Guerilla Bride in the fall of 2017. His short story collection War Stories is on sale now.

Attending OCW in October: Marcia, Jane, Doug, Les Thompson.

Attending Show Me Masterclass Writers conference in October: Pat, Marcia, and others.

Selling books at SCCC library Local Authors in October: Doyle Suit, Donna, Pat, Sarah, Jack, Alice.

Selling books at Good Reads in the Garden; Doyle, Sarah.

We are so proud of this chapter and all their accomplishments. Please see the CHAPTERS section of this website, if you are interested in joining a chapter of the Missouri Writers Guild.


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