Be Part of April’s Audio Recording

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The Kenosha Writers’ Guild is going into the studio to record its next audio program on Friday, April 17th at 3PM, at Gateway Technical College.

This month our guest will be Chicago writer and teacher Shawn Shiflett, whose new book is up for publication consideration. He will be reading from his latest draft.

If you are interested in reading your work on the air, please see the following submission guidelines:

Submission Guidelines
– any form – prose, poetry, play, essay, script, etc.
– subject matter is not an issue, but language can be, so be mindful. Strong language is discouraged, so if you have a piece with rough language, edit it or submit an alternative.
– 1000 word count, give or take. You may submit more than one piece if the total doesn’t exceed 1000 words, but in order to get as many readers as possible, only one piece may be selected for performance on air.
– submissions should be e-mailed to Chris DeGuire at  darthdeguire@yahoo.com preferably in Courier font.

The deadline for submissions will be Wednesday, April 15th. Selected readers will be notified by Thursday the 16th.

Any questions, please email Chris. Thanx.

Listen Now to March’s Speaking of Our Words

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Whoa! Stopped at an ISIS checkpoint? Click here to listen to Ron Larson’s non-fiction account.

Ron leads off this month’s show, which also features writing by Darleen Coleman, Walter Gascoigne, Jim Janus, and Irene Pyskir-Bilak.

Host: Chris DeGuire
Guest Writers: Darleen Coleman, Walter Gascoigne, Jim Janus, Ron Larson, Irene Pyskir-Bilak
KWG President: Lisa Adamowicz Kless
Engineer: Troy McDonald
Audio to Video Formatting: Jim Janus
Speaking of Our Words is a production of the Kenosha Writers’ Guild and WGTD 91.1 Kenosha

Join March’s Audio Show

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The Kenosha Writers’ Guild is going into the studio to record its next audio program on Friday, March 27th.

If you are interested in reading your work for the recording to be broadcast via YouTube, please see the following submission guidelines:
– Any form – prose, poetry, play, essay, script, etc.
– Subject matter is not an issue, but language can be, so be mindful. Strong language is discouraged, so if you have a piece with rough language, edit it or submit an alternative.
– 1000 word count, give or take. You may submit more than one piece if the total doesn’t exceed 1000 words, but in order to get as many readers as possible, only one piece may be selected for performance on air.
– Submissions should be e-mailed to Chris DeGuire at darthdeguire@yahoo.com preferably in Courier font.
– Deadline is Wednesday, March 25th.

The recording will be Friday, March 27th, at Gateway Technical College in Kenosha, at 3:00 PM. The deadline for submissions is Wednesday, March 25th. Selected readers will be notified by Thursday the 26th.

Any questions, please email Chris. Thanx.

Listen Now to February’s Speaking of Our Words

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Listen now to February’s show hosted by Chris DeGuire. It features local writers Richard Bell, Greg DeGuire, Walter Gascoigne, Jim Janus, and Ron Larson. Near the close, there’s discussion of how verbal storytelling differs from writing for the page.

Join February’s Audio Show

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The Kenosha Writers Guild is going into the studio to record its next audio program on Friday, February 20th. If you are interested in reading your work on the show that is broadcast via YouTube, please see the following submission guidelines:
Submission Guidelines
– any form – prose, poetry, play, essay, script, etc.
– subject matter is not an issue, but language can be, so be mindful. Strong language is discouraged, so if you have a piece with rough language, edit it or submit an alternative.
– 1000 word count, give or take. You may submit more than one piece if the total doesn’t exceed 1000 words, but in order to get as many readers as possible, only one piece may be selected for performance on air.

– submissions should be e-mailed to Chris DeGuire at darthdeguire@yahoo.com preferably in Courier font.
– the deadline is Wednesday, February 18th.

The recording date will be Friday, February 20th, at Gateway Technical College in Kenosha, at 3:00 PM. The deadline for submissions will be Wednesday, February 18th. Selected readers will be notified by Thursday the 19th.

Listen Now to January’s Speaking of Our Words

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Listen now to January’s show in which Chris DeGuire interviews Brian Costello, author of Losing in Gainesville. This show also features local writers Richard Bell, Walter Gascoigne, Jim Janus, Mary McDonald, Irene Bilak, and Jeff Sturycz.

Join January’s Audio Show

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The Kenosha Writers Guild is going into the studio to record its next audio program on Friday, January 16th. If you are interested in reading your work on the show that is broadcast via YouTube, please see the following submission guidelines:

Submission Guidelines
– any form – prose, poetry, play, essay, script, etc.
– subject matter is not an issue, but language can be, so be mindful. Strong language is discouraged, so if you have a piece with rough language, edit it or submit an alternative.
– 1000 word count, give or take. You may submit more than one piece if the total doesn’t exceed 1000 words, but in order to get as many readers as possible, only one piece may be selected for performance on air.
– submissions should be e-mailed to Chris DeGuire at darthdeguire@yahoo.com preferably in Courier font.
– the deadline is Wednesday, January 14th.

The recording date will be Friday, January 16th, at Gateway Technical College in Kenosha, at 3:00 PM. The deadline for submissions will be Wednesday, January 14th. Selected readers will be notified by Thursday the 15th.

Listen Now to December’s Speaking of Our Words

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Click on the photo above, or this link to listen.

Note: Some pieces contain strong language or graphic depictions of violence.

Host: Chris DeGuire
Guest Writers: Richard Bell, Darleen Coleman, Chris DeGuire, Walter Gascoigne, Jim Janus, Jim Payne, Jeff Sturycz
Guest Reader: Lisa Adamowicz Kless
Engineer: Troy McDonald

Join December’s Audio Show

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The Kenosha Writers’ Guild is going into the studio to record its next podcast of Speaking of Our Words on Friday, December 19th. If you are interested in reading your work on the air, please see the following submission guidelines:

 Submission Guidelines
– any form – prose, poetry, play, essay, script, etc.
– subject matter is not an issue, language is not an issue, but nothing too grpahic.
– 1000 word count, give or take. You may submit more than one piece if the total doesn’t exceed 1000 words, but in order to get as many readers as possible, only one piece may be selected for performance.
– submissions should be e-mailed to Chris DeGuire at darthdeguire@yahoo.com preferably in Courier font.
– the deadline is Wednesday, December 17th.
The recording date will be Friday, December 19th, at Gateway Technical College in Kenosha, at 3:00 PM. The deadline for submissions will be Wednesday, December 17th. Selected readers will be notified by Thursday the 18th.

Any questions, please email Chris. Thanx.

November’s Audio Recording – Listen Now!

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November’s recording is available now. Click here to listen.

Host: Chris DeGuire
Guest Writers: Richard Bell, Darleen Coleman, Chris DeGuire, Walter Gascoigne, Jim Janus, Marguerite McClelland, Irene S. Pyskir-Bilak
Guest Reader: Lisa Adamowicz Kless
Engineer: Troy McDonald
Produced by: The Kenosha Writers’ Guild and WGTD 91.1 Kenosha

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