You can learn more about the Guild by hovering over in the top menu and clicking on the History of the SDWEG. Under the About tab, you can also find information about the Guild’s bylaws, board of directors, and official proclamation.
On a mobile device, look for the three lines at the top left of the screen. Click on those lines to open the menus.
Here are the members on our current Board of Directors:
Mardie Schroeder, President
Bob Riffenburgh, Vice President
Audrey Walz, Secretary
Marcia Buompensiero, Treasurer
Penny Paugh, Member at Large and Events Coordinator
Patricia Bossano, Member at Large and Newsletter Editor
Sandra Yeaman, Member at Large and Financial Administrator
Reina Menasche, Member at Large
Janet Travers, Member at Large
ShuJen Walker, Member at Large and Manuscript Review Coordinator
To find information about our current board members, check under the About tab and click Board of Directors.
The SDWEG Board of Directors manage the affairs and operations of the Guild. The Board holds monthly meetings and will vote on matters regarding the Guild. To find out more about the operations of the Board, check out the SDWEG Bylaws page.
Check out links under the Join Us option in the top menu.
To reach the Join Us link on a mobile device, select the three lines representing the menu in the top left of the website.
Becoming a member of the Guild gives you access to a supportive community of writers and editors and offers a variety of benefits.
Benefits include access to marketing and writing assistance, the Guild’s monthly newsletter, workshop discounts, and more. You can find a full list of the membership benefits under the Join Us tab, on the Your Membership Benefits page.
Guild meetings occur the 4th Monday of every month and are free for members. To learn more about guild meetings or register for workshops and other events, check out the Events tab. Other events of general interest sponsored by other local organizations are also listed among the Events.
The San Diego Writer’s Guild produces an annual anthology that features work from our Guild members. To learn more about the current anthology here, or submit to the current anthology select the link from the top menu.
The Manuscript Review Program is a membership benefit where you can send up to 30 pages of your writing for evaluation. Your work will be assigned a rating by a panel of anonymous reviewers. This rating can be shown to editors, agents, or be used for other promotional purposes.
To learn more about the manuscript review process, check out the the Manuscript Review Program page for more information.
What information can I find on the blog page?
The Blog page offers a multitude of information, including news about writing events, author interviews, and other useful resources for Guild members. Members who wish to be featured in an interview for the blog should contact Andrea Glass through the website at this page.
To reach the Blog link on a mobile device, select the three lines representing the menu in the top left of the website.
You can send an email to the Guild on our Contact page.
To reach the Contact link on a mobile device, select the three lines representing the menu in the top left of the website.
Contact messages are routed to the Board’s secretary, who determines which Board member should respond. For media inquiries, or to conduct an interview with one of our Board members, you can reach out through the Media page, located under the Contact tab.
To contact individual Board members, check out the Board of Directors page under the About tab where email addresses for several are listed.
To subscribe to the Guild’s newsletter and notices of upcoming events, scroll to the bottom half of the Contact page and fill out the provided form.