About the space coast writers' guild

SCWG

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 The Space Coast Writers’ Guild, Inc. (SCWG) is a nonprofit, tax-exempt, 501(c)(3) organization located in Brevard County, Florida since 1982. Annual dues are $40. Monthly meetings are held the third Saturday of each month at 1 PM at the Garrett's Run Condo Association Clubhouse, 7900 Greenboro Drive, West Melbourne (directions). You can contact us by clicking here. Our mailing address is:

SCWG
P.O. Box 262
Melbourne, FL 32902-0262 

Member Involvement

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SCWG currently has approximately 100 members, about one third of which have published books.


 Members are encouraged to attend monthly meetings and are invited to participate in critique groups, workshops, contests, conferences, and other SCWG activities. Membership is an excellent way to network, learn and promote your work!

We are grateful for your enrollment.

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Note: This membership will auto-renew on your credit or debit card every 12 months. You can easily cancel your membership at any time by clicking on the UNSUBSCRIBE button at the bottom of any scwg.org e-mail. There are no partial-year refunds!

Board of Directors

President: Joanne Fisher

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 Joanne is a Canadian-Italian-American author with six books under her belt: With All of Me series, Her Spanish Doll, Good Things Always Happen in Springtime, Traveling Boomers – First Stop: Italy, and her own anthology Baker’s Dozen Anthology. You can find her short stories in the Holidays, Florida, and Dreams anthologies, all available on Amazon. She lives in Palm Bay with the love of her life Dan, and her dachshund Wally. 

Vice President: Kit Adams

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Christopher Robin “Kit” Adams has published writings and shared readings since 1958, both personally and professionally. A retired English teacher (NBCT), Kit is a National Writing Project mentor, a Space Coast Writers' Guild Fellow, and an officer of Scribblers. His first collection of poetry, Spanish Cedar, Preserving the ART of the Cigar Experience, was released in 2014; his second collection, Spanish Cedar, Preserving the ART of Courage in High School Football, is due for release in 2019.

Secretary: Heather Montgomery

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A long-time resident of Chicago, Heather is a recent transplant to the Space Coast area. She is working on her first novel, an Urban Fantasy set in the Florida Space Coast. When she isn't reading, writing or watching live music, she is cheering on her Cubs or Steelers - or the National Basketball Champions from her alma mater - Go Hoos!

Treasurer: Jim Nelson

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Jim has written ten mystery novels. Four feature the young Stephen Moorehouse and his uncle, a  Hollywood movie director. There are three books in the Archie Archibald detective series, and three stand-alone novels. His books take place in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, Florida, or a combination of both.

Immediate Past President: Cindy Foley

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 Cindy has published 5 books, including fiction and poetry with painting and photography. Cindy just finished her term as the Guild president and has served as treasurer and director. She is a winner of the Don Argo Award and is a contributor to the anthologies. Cindy also is a musician and gardener.

Director at Large: Ed Rau

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  Ed, a two-term Director-at-Large, published his first novel, Rocky Water, in 2016. He contributed to many Guild writing projects and anthologies. Ed represents the Guild at projects in schools and other community events. He served, for a time, as the interim Secretary of the Guild.

Director at Large, Webmaster: Dan Fisher

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 Dan is a native Floridian and has lived in the Melbourne and Palm Bay area for 60 years. Dan was an antenna technician at Harris Corp and then spent 29 years as a police officer. Dan is the editor for Joanne's books and is an avid amateur radio operator (AI4GK). He lives in Palm Bay with Joanne and their dachshund, Wally. 

Director at Large: Robbie Konczynski

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 Robbie is currently working on his PhD at Florida Institute of Technology (FIT). He is passionate about science, technology and model railroading. He has been published in many of the anthologies of the SCWG and has a scholastic publication on SOA (Service Oriented Architecture).