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High School Scholarship Recipient 2017

  Emily Dean is a first-year student at Greenfield Community College studying liberal arts. Emily loves reading, writing, and taking…

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In case you were wondering about the Abel Meeropol Social Justice Writing Award….

I’d like to tell you the story of this award and why Straw Dog Writers Guild created it. Like most…

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Every Good Book is a Mystery, Even When it’s Not -By Heather Webb

  I’ve been studying bestselling novels of late. I’m trying to get a feel for what is working and why;…

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Becky Jones on Summer Writing Goals

Setting your summer writing goals  and our recent Roundtable Discussion Eight of us met on Saturday, June 10th to talk…

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SDWG Writing Residencies

WE ARE PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE  a new benefit for our members— the Straw Dog Writers Guild Writing Residencies at Patchwork…

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Blog by Christopher J. Sparks

Like any writer, I know how important craft can be. Straw Dog Writer’s Guild, a group of the Valley’s own writing…

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“What sustains you as a writer?”

Two writers tell us what they got out of participating in Straw Dog’s first Writers Roundtable -held February 11th. The…

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New Member Benefits! Newly Redesigned Website!

Please check out our newly redesigned website! Over the past month, I have had the pleasure of redesigning the Straw…

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Patricia Lee Lewis upon reflection …

Patricia Lee Lewis upon reflection … By Patrica Lee Lewis In the year that opens before us, I will turn…

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Welcoming Big Changes for SDWG in 2017

  Welcoming Big Changes for SDWG in 2017 By Elli Meeropol 2017 looms, and seven years after Straw Dog Writers…

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