President, Jim McFarlin, open the Day of New Works meeting for 2014.
Day of New Works hosts, Marge Dodge & Michael Craft prepare to announce this year's winners.
Michael Craft begins the ceremony.
Marge Dodge announces the rules for the annual contest.
Honorable Mention Award Winner, Barbara Cole for her story "Natural Birth"
Michael Craft receives his Honorable Mention Award for his story "In The Fridge"
Lynne Spreen receives an Honorable Mention Award for "His Little Gal"
Michael Craft also received a Third Place Award for his story "Frog Legs"
Second Place Award goes to Marsha Reed Nall for her story entitled "Reply"
Darcy Daniels reads the First Place Award winning story, "Gooseberries and Crocuses"
Darcy Daniels reads the First Place Award winner.
First Place Winner, Marion Brooker for her story "Gooseberries and Crocuses". Marion Brooker was not present for a photograph.
Following the Awards presentation Marge Dodge and Kathy Bjork discuss the mechanics of entering the annual contest.
Question and Answer period.
Sunny Simon, V.P. Prograrms, helps set up the refreshment table.
Lots of delightful goodies.
President, Jim McFarlin opens the March meeting.
Tom McKeown announces the details of the Professional Manuscript Review.
John Fraim announces the Monthly Writing Challenge.
"Cat" Cohen reads the winning entry.
John congratulates the winner of the Monthly Challenge, Judy Scognamillo.
Jim reminds members about Shark Tank for Writers to be held on March 15th.
Lynne Spreen announces her pre-meeting program in April.
Marge Dodge starts the Grammar Game.
Grammar Game Contestants.
Grammar Game Moderator, Michael Kraft.
Judy Fabris is up to bat.
Sorry, Judy...but here's a nice consolation prize.
The questions are starting to get tricky.
Michael explains a few finer points.
John Carrigan answers correctly.
Sally gives it her best shot.
Some people need an English lesson themselves.
Then there were two. Janet and Heidi are the last two standing.
Marge and Michael congratulate Janet Asten, our 2014 Grammar Game Winner.
Michael Kraft presents the prize winnings to
Janet Asten. Congratulations, Janet.
The Shark Tank Moderator, Marge Dodge, along with the Guild President, Jim McFarlin
First Author, Arlene Morgan
Mark Anderson records the event.
Arlene Morgan pitches her book to our sharks.
Arlene thanks the sharks.
Guests attending the Shark Tank Presentation
Tom McKeown and John Fraim discuss their book.
Bert Upson discusses his book "On A Clear Day" about his survival of the WTC attack on 9/11
The sharks offer some pointers.
Janet Asten directs a question to Bert.
Dwight Halvorsen's turn to discuss his book "A Tale of Different Colors"
John Hagen announces the winner.
Bert Upson is awarded his winning certificate.
Jim McFarlin congratulates John Fraim for participating.
Jim congratulates Tom McKeown for participating in the first Shark Tank competition.
Judith Fabris and Janet Asten welcome guests.
Lou Perlin and Irene Tritel
Jim Misko and Jim McFarlin
L to R: John Carrigan, Steve Schullo, and Dan Robertson
Donna Fitzgerald & Marge Dodge