Well Versed 2015

Well Versed 2015

2015 cover photo tentative
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Much Thanks to our dedicated SPONSORS who have subsidized the publication of our yearly anthology:


Rock Springs Review, Judy Stock

Compass Flower Press, Yolanda Ciolli



Mozark Press, Linda Fisher


Columbia Tribune

Two Mules Editing, Von Pittman
2015 cover photo tentative
Cost of the Cover, Liz Schulte

Robyn Byers

Marlene Lee




Gerardo Mena
Mary-Lane Kamberg
Mary Horner
Mary Buckham
L.K. Rigel
Ev Bishop
Alice Reese
Melissa Lummis
Tawdra Kandle


Awards – Each Category when awarded by Judge are:

  • 1st Place $50
  • 2nd Place $30
  • 3rd Place $20

Judge’s Pick” in flash fiction.

  • 1st Place $15
  • 2nd Place $10
  •     Entrants whom the judges name as Honorable Mention will receive certificates.

By submitting to Well Versed ~ Literary Works 2015, you give permission for your story to be published unless you submit a withdrawal, in writing, by December 31, 2014. CCMWG purchases first rights. If your submission is chosen, payment upon publication is one copy of the issue in which the work appears, plus $1.00 per piece accepted.


Flash Fiction      

1st       Life Lines by Karen Mocker Dabson
2nd      Marvin by Adria Waters
3rd      Fortune Cookie by Terry Allen
Judge’s Choice    So You Want To Be In The Moo-vies by Marcia Gaye

Going Postal by Deb Sutton
Hush by Liz Schulte


1st       The Christmas Adventure by C.A. Simonson
2nd      In Vino Veritas by Donna Volkenannt
3rd      The Addict and Me by Kayla Nilges
Judges choice    My Little Girl by Jimmy Capps

 Ah, Kinder! by Donna Volkenannt
Shake the Sheets by Hope Longview
The LIEUTENANT COMANDER and Me by Jimmy Capps
Magic Hours by Judy Stock
Morning by Kayla Nilges
Haircuts by Candlelight by Lori Younker
What Have I Done? by Marcia Gaye
Farm Girl With Super Powers  by Mary Rechenberg
The Gift of Leaves by Rexanna Ipock-Brown
The Dolphin’s Dance by Sheree Nielsen


1st       A Cast of Thousands by Peggy Crawford
2nd      Steadfast by Sheree Nielsen
3rd      Where the Bodies Are Buried  by Terry Allen
Judges choice     Room 187   by Adria Waters

The Pair by Andrew Twaddle
Dark Night by Carol Buening
Erato   by Frank Montagnino
Astonished by Gail Denham
Cruel by Hope Longview
Fairy Wings by  Hope Longview
Hume by James Coffman
Falumping in Southern Michigan by James Coffman
Message in a Pie by Judy Stock
She Said Yes by Larry Allen
The Knee Pinch by Larry Allen
Never Say Never to a Four-Year Old by Marcia Gaye
Ireland  by Marcia Gaye
An Ocean Haiku by Marcia Gaye
Road Art by Martin Turner
Wedding Announcement by Nancy Jo Cegla
Deceptions by Peggy Crawford
Memento Mori by Peggy Crawford
Star Gazing by Sheree Nielsen
On the Windswept Plains of 1879 by  Terry Allen
On the Way to Mount Olympus by Terry Allen



1st       The Parting Gift by Marcia Gaye
2nd      Beating Boredom by Liz Davis
3rd      Mary Ashford by Mike Trial
Judge’s choice Revenge by Retriever by Sylvia Forbes

Imagination by Anita Crews
Not the Rose You’re Looking For by Deb Sutton
The Caddy by Frank Montagnino
Leaving Home by Gail Denham
Recent Return by Hope Longview
The Girl With the Snake Tattoo by Jessica Ballard
MO-MO and the Spaceman by Jimmy Capps
Destination Retirement by Karen Guccione-Englert
The Wrath of Ambrosia by Karen Mocker Dabson
Robbery Protocol by Kit Salter
The Speeder by Liz Davis
Death’s Aftermath by Marlene Lee
Her Dream by Nancy Jo Cegla
Chesapeake Bay Capers by Phylis Warady
My First Deer, and My Last by Stephen Archer

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  1. […] Unity Center in Columbia, Missouri, Friends Abby and Marcia accompanied me to the book launch of Well-Versed 2015. Marcia and I were receiving awards for our works from the Columbia Chapter of the Missouri […]

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