Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Well Versed 2014 Submissions Open

Submissions are now open for Well Versed 2014. The guidelines will soon be posted soon at Please read the guidelines carefully. One change is the number of pieces you can submit. You may submit three prose pieces and five poems.

We have also added a section on formatting your manuscript to help with the editing process. Also, one of the judges mentioned that most of the prose manuscripts submitted were not formatted correctly. Please read through the formatting section. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact me at

The deadline is October 31, 2013. Please mark that day on your calendar because we do not anticipate extending the deadline this year.

As always, CCMWG members pay no entry fee. Nonmembers pay a small fee, or can join CCMWG for $15 and pay no fee. Each edition of award-winning Well Versed is filled with outstanding prose and poetry, and we look forward to having your pieces considered for the 2014 edition.

Linda Fisher

Well Versed Managing Editor

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

A Shaker of Margaritas: A Bad Hair Day Wins Honorable Mention

Mozark Press is pleased to announce that A Bad Hair Day won an honorable mention in the "Show Me Best Book Award" category of the Missouri Writers' Guild Annual Contest!

Well Versed, the annual anthology of the Columbia Chapter of the Missouri Writers' Guild, edited by L.S. Fisher, won 2nd place in the "Best Anthology" category.

Congratulations to the talented writers who contributed to these two prizewinning anthologies!

Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Fisher's Early Onset Blog Nominated for Award

My  Early Onset Alzheimer's blog has been nominated by Healthline for the best health blog of 2012 contest with a $1,000 prize. Currently, I'm in the top ten out of 300+ blogs. 

You can vote via Facebook or Twitter once daily between now and February 15. Every vote truly counts! I would appreciate your vote. It is easy to vote, you simply follow the link below and click on the "Vote Now" button next to Early Onset Alzheimer's. If I win, I will use the prize money to fund attendance of my 13th consecutive Alzheimer’s Association Public Policy Forum in Washington, DC.

Please feel free to check out my blog at to see if you think it is worthy of your vote.

Linda Fisher