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Short Fiction Contest Winners

Posted by on Feb 28, 2013 in News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Short Fiction Contest Winners

These are the Winners of the Short Fiction Contest of the Chattanooga Writers Guild   First Prize “Shiloh Revisited” by Robert Mangeot Second Prize “Fuego” by John Mannone Third Prize “Greener Pastures” by Joseph Petree Honorable Mention “The Pit” by Grant Fetters “Home” by Becky Wooley

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CWG Member Grant Fetters Honored

Posted by on Feb 12, 2013 in News | 0 comments

CWG Member Grant Fetters Honored

On Tuesday, February 7, Chattanooga Writers Guild member Grant Fetters received the Volunteer of the Year award from JTEKT, North America. Fetters was also the Guest Speaker at the awards banquet which took place at Calhoun’s Restaurant in Lenoir City and honored all JTEKT employees who had given 50 hours or more of community service over the past year. JTEKT executives presented each of the honored employees with a certificate and a cash contribution to the nonprofit or charitable organization of their choice. Grant designated the...

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Margaret Britton Vaughn

Posted by on Nov 25, 2012 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Margaret Britton Vaughn

Maggi Vaughn, songwriter, playwright, and Poet Laureate of Tennessee spoke at the February meeting of the Chattanooga Writers Guild, one of our best attended meetings in recent years. Maggi shared stories of how she started her career, how she has published her own poetry and that of fellow poets, how she grew up listening to country music and has written lyrics sung by Loretta Lyn, Conway Twitty, and others. She encouraged each member of the audience to find their voice, and to keep writing. Her unique use of humor made her presentation both...

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Winder Binder Gallery

Posted by on Nov 20, 2012 in Uncategorized | 1 comment

Winder Binder Gallery

Winder Binder Gallery of Folk Art More top ten lists!  (Local Authors, “Chattanooga” bestsellers, and National bestsellers)…. Top 10 selling Local Author books… 1.  Southern Light (Poetry, edited by Bruce Majors, Ray Zimmerman & Ed Lindberg) 2. Wayne White: Maybe Now I Will Get the Respect I So Richly Deserve (edited by Todd Oldham) 3.  Old Money, New South (Dean Arnold) 4.  Fire Poems (Finn Bille) 5.  Chattanooga Chills (Mark Fults) 6.  Chattanooga Walking Tours  (Maury Nicely) 7.  Confederate Streets (Erin...

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2012 Christmas Party

Posted by on Sep 20, 2012 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

2012 Christmas Party

The Christmas Party is our time of celebration . We celebrate our writing, our members, and our accomplishments. It is the most festive event of the Chattanooga Writers’ Guild and our best attended function of the year. This is a pot luck dinner, so plan to bring a side dish. The Guild will provide a main dish, table service, and beverages. December 11, 2012, 6:30 PM North River Civic Center 2009 Executive Drive, Suite 102 Hixson, TN37343

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July 10 Meeting – Thanks

Posted by on Jul 18, 2012 in Uncategorized | 1 comment

July 10 Meeting – Thanks

Another thanks to Judith Caulfield, who very effectively communicated that there are a lot of things that can affect the popularity of a book once the author is finished writing it. The formatting and font can make a good book so hard to read that people will not struggle through it, for instance.

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July 10 Meeting – Thanks

Posted by on Jul 18, 2012 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

July 10 Meeting – Thanks

Our sincere thanks to those who helped make our July meeting a success, to Bob Turner for the refreshments, to Demetrius Daniel (Trombone + Poetry = Tromboetry). Demetrius made his point by performing using the trombone and original poetry, emphasizing the rhythm is very important in poetry.

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New Athens TN Writing Group Forming

Posted by on Nov 6, 2011 in Uncategorized | 4 comments

A new Creative Writers Group is forming at the Library in Athens, TN. It will meet at the E.G. Fisher Library on the Second Saturday’s of the month at 11:00am. We are looking for writers, illustrators, Fiction writers Memoir, children’s, young adult, Science fiction, historical anything you want to write about we will discuss the craft. We will also discuss publishing and printing. How to get an agent and where to sell your work. Anyone is welcome. If you are interested in writing or writers, please attend and help the group decide how...

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Apolcalypse Now & The Arts

Posted by on Nov 3, 2011 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Apolcalypse Now & The Arts

Apocalypse Now and the Arts Tuesday, November 8th 7:00 to 8 :30 PM Downtown Public Library Chattanooga, Tn Free and Open to the Public The Chattanooga Writers Guild is pleased to welcome Steve Brooks, musician and student of mythology, as presenter at their November meeting. He will show why myth of  ”The Hero’s Journey” as explained by Joseph Campbell, is a classic core structure in many novels and movies. He will show scenes from the film “Apocalypse Now” to prove his point. Everyone who is interested in seeing...

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Southern Light in Nashville

Posted by on Oct 17, 2011 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Southern Light in Nashville

Robert Morgan, Bill Brown, Ray Zimmerman, Penny Dyer at reading in the Old Surpreme Court Room, Nashville, Tn., 10-14-2011, from Southern Light: Twelve Contemporary Southern Poets ISBN 978-0982725221

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