On October 14, 2017, Susan Cogan will be the featured writer talking to the Norman Galaxy of Writers. Please join us at 10:30 a.m. at the University Lutheran Church, 914 Elm Street, Norman, OK. There is no charge. Parking is not on Elm Street but on the street directly west of the church.  Hope to see you there!

How to make money blogging while having some fun
Susan Brassfield Cogan will talk about the ins and outs of blogging, especially focused on medium.com, an on-line platform open to writers on hundreds of topics. Cogan will share tips and tricks and wisdom she learned mostly by accident and with lots of trial and error. She blogs at medum.com/@susanbcogan

Cogan is a full-time writer, has 30 years’ experience in graphic design, occasionally dabbles in art, and is a CTI Life Coach. She is the author of many novels: The Man Who Needed Killing, an Oklahoma Mystery, Black Jade Dragon, Dragon Sword, and Dragon Rising.  She is also the author of The Last Gift, Heart of the Tengeri, and Murder on the Waterfront. Her nonfiction works include: Hands of the Buddha, The Buddha’s Three Jewels, Rewriting the Buddha and The Pocket Darwin. She has also written numerous award-winning short stories.


The Bonnie Spears Creme de la Creme Award

The Bonnie Speer Creme de la Creme Award goes to the highest scoring entry in any of the six categories of the annual contest in the Norman Galaxy of Writers. The prize was first given in 2001, and below are the winners with the name of their entry and category to date. As of this time, Francis Searcey is the only writer who has won the award twice.

The Norman Galaxy of Writers' Annual Contest

Entries are due no later than Saturday, October 14, 2017. See Contest tab for more details