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Several OWL members will be speaking and doing book signings at the Kimberling Area Library on February 2, 2013, from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Hope you can come see us!

Kimberling City

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2012 Contest Winners

I realize this is a late post, but as we are in a transition on our website, and since not everyone is on Facebook where the results were originally posted (before this blog existed,) I thought I’d post the winners of the OWL 2012 Contest, which took place at our November Meeting.

Better late than never, eh? So, without further adieu, the winners are (were) . . .

CONTEST #1 Gene Andereck Short Story

1)Keli Wright for “Windows”
2)Shannon Cavanaugh for “Buck Snort”
3)W.E. Mueller for “Wheaton House”

Honorable Mentions:
1st HM Geneva King Emerson for “Eldora the Bully”
2nd HM Nancy Hartney for “The Stooper”
3rd HM Marcia Gaye for “The Blessing of Timmy Grimes”
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CONTEST #2 Flash Fiction
1)Valerie Haight for “Nearly Naiad”
2)Sara Gipson for “A Nutty Blessin”
3)Keli Wright for “Vines”

Honorable Mentions:
1st HM Russell Gayer for “Zombies of the Old West”
2nd HM Harriett Ford for “Oops”
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CONTEST #3 Mystery/Suspense Short Story
1)Donna Volkenannt for “Sins of the Daughter”
2)W. E. Mueller for “The Case of Mr. Beck’s Walking Stick”
3)Brenda Brinkley for “Recycled”

Honorable Mention:
Linda Fisher for “Roses for a Dead Man”
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CONTEST #4 Paranormal Short Story
1) W.E. Mueller for “Homecoming”
2) Bonnie K. Tesh for “Devil Wind”
3) Nancy Peacock for “Baby and Me”

Honorable Mention:
Brenda Brinkley for “Bigfoot’s Mother”
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CONTEST #5 Western Short Story
1)Jeanie Horn for “O’Leary’s Crossing”
2)Lee Ann Sontheimer Murphy for “Dragoon’s Bride”
3)Nancy Peacock for “Unfinished Business”

Honorable Mention:
Sara Gipson for “A Gamble with Law”
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CONTEST #6 Short Story
1)Linda Fisher for “When Snow Falls in Silence”
2)Larry Wood for “Return to Simpson’s Ford”
3)Marcia Gaye for “Los Manos Bella de Betty”

Honorable Mentions:
1st HM Sara Gipson for “Tea with Miss Rose”
2nd HM Shannon Cavanaugh for “The Entanglement”
3rd HM Brenda Black for “Mother’s Trunk”

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CONTEST #7 Young Adult Short Story or Novel
1)Sheila Wood Foard for “Wannabe Journalist”
2)Nick Nixon for “Little Red Rider”
3)Harriett Ford for “The Perfect Stranger”

Honorable Mention:
Veda Boyd Jones for First Cousins
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CONTEST #8 Unpublished Book
1) Larry Wood for “Sins of the Father”
2) Jeanie Horn for “Deadly Secrets”
3) Nancy Peacock for “Grandmother Conspiracy”
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CONTEST #9 Dan Saults, Personal Essay
1)Sylvia Forbes for “Canyon Time”
2)Gary R. Hoffman for “An Odd Shaped Orange”
3)Donna Volkenannt for “Twice Blessed”

Honorable Mentions:
1st HM Linda Fisher for “Red Squirrel on a Winter’s Day”
2nd HM Jeanie Horn for “An Ozarks Childhood”
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CONTEST #10 Poetry
1)Geneva King Emerson for “Heart Attack”
2)Sara Gipson for “Inexperienced”
3)Marilyn K. Smith for “Husband”

Honorable Mentions:
1st HM Sylvia Forbes for “Curling Up with a Good Mystery”
2nd HM Jeanie Horn for “Ozark Ridge Home”
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CONTEST #11 Non-fiction Article
1)Arline Chandler for “Yuma Territorial Prison: Hotel or Hell Hole”
2)Sylvia Forbes for “Life as a Storybook Character”
3)Veda Boyd Jones for “Arlington”

Honorable Mentions:
1st HM Jeanie Horn for “Sojourners through the Ozarks”
2nd HM Lucia Dulin Hawkins for “Beaver Lake and the White River”
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CONTEST #12 Six word memoir
1)Linda Fisher for “Life as Pictures Scribed in Ink”
2)Diane Yates for “Life’s Lesson Learned”
3)Bonnie K. Tesh for “Morning Coffee, My deck, the Lake”

Honorable Mention:
Sheila Wood Foard for “Left Brain, Right Brain, Muse, March”
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CONTEST #13 Memoir
1)Marcia Gaye for “Pearls of Happiness”
2)W.E. Muller for “The Ice Storm Visitor”
3)Donna Volkenannt for “The Latin Book”

Honorable Mention:
Sylvia Forbes for “A Colossal Adventure”
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CONTEST #14 Page 99 Plus
1)Veda Boyd Jones for “The Corner of Pearl and Moffet”
2)Jeanie Horn for “New Beginnings”
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#15 BOOK OF THE YEAR
Ruth Burkett Weeks for “Soldiers from the Mist”
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PRESIDENT’S AWARD
Sheila Wood Foard for “Wannabe Journalist”

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