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Shreve Memorial Library Children’s Book Festival

We are at Shreve Memorial Library Children’s Book Festival at LSUS! We have had guests sign up for are e-mailing list and interested in being involved.
There are lots of people here and food and refreshments for sale.
Come out to enjoy the vendors, activities.
Plus R. L. Stine is here autographing for free!
We will be here until 4pm.

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Health and Beauty Fair at Urgent EMS

We have our tent set up at the Health and Beauty Information Fair hosted by Queerport at Urgentcare EMS on Market.
Writing has a lot of mental and emotional health benefits and we’re hoping to reach out to our community more.
Come by to check out all of the health and beauty informtion that can be found around Shreveport.
Others are also getting their tents up and yes, there’s a coffee tent! There are also two food trucks coming in!

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LGBTQ+ Health and Resource Fair

This April 30th, we will have a table at the local lgbtq+ health and beauty fair at Urgent EMS.
We will hand out club fliers and have a sign up sheet for anyone interested in getting club updates.
We will set up at 9:30. The fair starts at 11am.
Anyone is welcome to come by to help set up the tent, table, and chairs, and check out the other resources the fair has to offer.

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Our judge spotlight!Local author, Elizabeth Godfrey, will be lending her writing experience to us by being our guest judge.Remember that you have until May 7th to turn in an entry to our Spring is in the Air writing contest to shreveportwritersclub@gmail.com.

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Spring is in the Air Contest


Spring is in the air and a new contest is as well!
From now, until May 7th, we will be running a writing contest that showcases Spring.

Topic: Spring is In the Air

-Any genre or writing form is allowed

-It can not go over 3 pages double spaced

-Deadline is May 7th

-An impartial judge will be used

-Reward will be a $25 Barnes and Nobles gift card

-There is one entry per person.

-You need not be a member to participate, but joining would be a great opportunity for others to help shape the future of the club.


-Entries are to be sent to shreveportwritersclub@gmail.com

#shreveportwritersclub #swc #writeon

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Today is the Day

Today is the SWC meeting at the Shreve Memorial Broadmoor Branch Library from 10am-12pm.
M. L. Dumar will be guiding today’s meeting with a discussion on storytelling.

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SWC April Meeting

On April 2nd, we will be holding our club meeting at the Shreve Memorial Library Broadmoor Branch from 10am-12pm.
We will focus on flash writing, casual critiquing, and a discussion on storytelling led by ML Dumar.
Meet in Study Room A and bring a sample of some of your work if you would like to get a general overview on it. You don’t have to bring work to have critiqued. Just listening and discussing others’ work is as beneficial to learning and growing as well.
This is a casual writer’s support group here to connect local writers with other writers.
*There is a $20 yearly fee for the group (It helps pay for Zoom for online club meetings, future contests, and club activities.)
Visitors are always welcome to the meetings to see if this club is a beneficial group to your writing journey.
We hope to see you there and always remember to “write on”!

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Last Day for Limericks

We got another limerick in for our Limerick Challenge.

There once was a fellow in bossier
Who thought it was time for some closure
So he laid on the floor
Beneath an old door
And no one could see that he lay there

By Geoffrey Schmitt

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Online Writing Contests

Today, I am sharing two links that were sent to me for current online writing contests.

If you know of any contests, please send to shreveportwritersclub@gmail.com to be shared with others who may be interested.

https://mastersreview.com/anthology/

https://www.craftliterary.com/craft-short-fiction-prize-2022-2/

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Meeting Announcement

Annoucement:
We will not be having the SWC meeting this Saturday. When a date is arranged, we will let you know.
Right now, we are making some updates to better help the club in the long run. Thank you!

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