Area 5 January News

Good day one and all! I hope everyone is enjoying the start of a new year. Now that the cold weather has settled in Central Pa, it’s time to stay inside and write.

Just a reminder, Lynda Lampert is Guest Staring on our Yahoo Pennwriters Presents Program today till 9pm this evening!

The Pennwriters 2015 Writing Contest is now open! 

The Pennwriters Annual Writing Contest is composed of four categories:
1. Novel Beginning
2. Short Story
3. Non-Fiction/Creative Non-Fiction/Article
4. Poetry

Each category will receive a certificate and the following:

1st Place– either a full registration fee voucher to the Pennwriters Annual Conference (must be used within 2 yrs) or $50 cash.

2nd Place– a choice of half the registration fee voucher to the annual conference (must be used within 2 yrs) or $30 cash.

3rd Place– A $15 voucher to be used for a free entry in next year’s contest.

This contest is open to any member in good standings as of January 1, 2015. Online submissions only by using the submission form found on the contest’s web site. Please familiarize yourself with ALL of the guidelines before submitting.

All guidelines and the submission form are found here:

Members’ News

Congratulations to Susan Kelley for her resent fantasy release, The Warrior and the Governor. 


Susan’s first fantasy novel, Keepers of Sulbreth, will be rereleased February 20th.


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