Category Archives: STL Scribblers

Honored Ghost: “Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain” by Monica Groth Farrar

One of the most frequent questions asked about this year’s Ghost Story Contest was, “does it have to be scary?” The answer was no–it just had to be under 1000 words and have a ghost in it. As it turns … Continue reading

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Honored Ghost: W.F. Gunn’s “Owl Get You”

The STL Scribblers Ghost Story Contest received a lot of strong entries this October, but W.F. Gunn’s mischievous “Owl Get You” proved among the most popular, receiving the second-highest number of votes. It comes from a collection-in-progress entitled Ghostly Tales … Continue reading

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Honored Ghost: Melissa Logsdon’s “The Shoe”

In October 2015, the STL Scribblers held their first Ghost Story Contest, challenging participants to write a ghost-themed piece of under 1000 words. Three winners were chosen by democratic vote at the group’s November meeting. We are pleased to present … Continue reading

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Scribbler’s Ghost Story Contest

It’s autumn, and along with the onset of football, the chafe of new backpacks, and the sweet-sickly aroma of pumpkin spice lattes, you may sense a slight — a very slight — chill in the air. That chill signals the … Continue reading

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The Doll Speaks: Dina Young’s “Frozen Charlotte”

This past month, members of the STL Scribblers community were challenged to write a 750-word story. We read the entries aloud at the last meeting and voted on them; congratulations to Dina Young, who wins the first ever Scribbler Flash … Continue reading

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Scribbler’s Flash Fiction Contest

I’m going to keep this brief. Because brevity is soul of wit, and … well, you know. Scribbler is inviting you to enter its first-ever Flash Fiction Contest. What is flash fiction? It is the prose writer’s chance to tell … Continue reading

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The Scribblers Charter

This is intended as a primer for new members of the STL Scribblers group at Central Library. Here are the basic guidelines for our group, which will be reviewed periodically and will change over time. If you have a suggested … Continue reading

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