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Select one of our members, listed below, to view some of their creative work. We are a creative lot - samples here are not limited to just the art and craft of writing.

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Only the work of PGW members in good standing is included on this page.

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The Exchange

By Patrick Witz posted on 9/21/2016 - Read Story...

" Author: Patrick Witz Genre: Literary Fiction   Synopsis:  As Alzheimer disease scrambles Grandma’s memor..."

Author: Patrick Witz


Genre: Literary Fiction

 

Synopsis:  As Alzheimer disease scrambles Grandma’s memories, the old woman hints at a shocking tale. Annie, in secret, investigates her grandmother’s past. What she uncovers thrusts Annie into a heart-wrenching dilemma. Should she reveal her discoveries to the family or let the secret perish with Grandma’s fading memory?

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My Protector

By Jenny Berg posted on 9/18/2016 - Read Story...

" When Emilia Davis left for college, she never could have foreseen the life she knew was all a  lie. Em was not expectin..."

When Emilia Davis left for college, she never could have foreseen the life she knew was all a lie. Em was not expecting someone to try to murder her or be saved by Hunter, the mysterious boy from her English Class. She soon finds out the truth about her family and that no one is who they claim to be. The only person who can protect her is Hunter. She must put all of her trust in him and flee for her life. But as more secrets are revealed and blood is shed, Em realizes that maybe the only person she can really trust is herself. 

Will she make it out alive and learn the truth about her family? Is Hunter really her protector or something more? Only time will tell.

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Button Up a Life

By Kathleen Coleman posted on 9/21/2016 - Read Story...

" Author: Kathleen Coleman  Genre: Memoir  Synopsis: Button, button, what's in a button? Sometimes it's threa..."

Author: Kathleen Coleman 

Genre: Memoir 

Synopsis: Button, button, what's in a button? Sometimes it's threaded into a lifetime.

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Lifelong Companion

By Patrick Witz posted on 9/21/2016 - Read Story...

" Author: Patrick Witz  Genre: Tragedy  Synopsis: Catastrophic events can strike at a moment’s notice. One yo..."

Author: Patrick Witz 

Genre: Tragedy 

Synopsis: Catastrophic events can strike at a moment’s notice. One young family was diligent in their disaster plans and emergency preparations. However, when caught in the path of a menacing tornado, there are times when even the best-planned defenses just don’t go far enough. (Warning: Some readers may find the premise of this story disturbing.) 

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To Have and to Hold

By Patrick Witz posted on 9/21/2016 - Read Story...

" Author: Patrick Witz  Genre: Mystery   Synopsis: When the economic bubble bursts, Harry suddenly finds him..."

Author: Patrick Witz 

Genre: Mystery  

Synopsis: When the economic bubble bursts, Harry suddenly finds himself in a world of financial chaos. Job opportunities dry up and his house investment turns into a disaster of overwhelming debt. He desperately needs a little luck to survive. Is there really such a thing as a lucky charm? And if there is, can Harry hold on to it long enough to turn his life around?

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Stranger in Town

By Evelina Dunn posted on 9/21/2016 - Read Story...

" Author: Evelina Dunn  Genre: Romantic Fantasy   Synopsis: On a quiet weekend at the coast away from her la..."

Author: Evelina Dunn 

Genre: Romantic Fantasy  

Synopsis: On a quiet weekend at the coast away from her lackluster life, she meets a suave stranger. A dangerous mix of mystery and excitement at the water’s edge - yet she feels unthreatened. She is mesmerized, even after being warned. She can’t help but be drawn into his world.

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Vacation Destination

By Patrick Witz posted on 9/21/2016 - Read Story...

" Author: Patrick Witz  Genre: Literary Fiction  Synopsis: What makes a vacation memorable? Typically, it b..."

Author: Patrick Witz 

Genre: Literary Fiction 

Synopsis: What makes a vacation memorable? Typically, it boils down to one of two things: an immensely thrilling time or a catastrophic letdown. This young family’s vacation destination does not live up to their travel agent’s propaganda. Happily, it ends well for them, but not for others.

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Button Lip

By Patrick Witz posted on 9/21/2016 - Read Story...

" Author: Patrick Witz  Genre: Horror Comedy  Synopsis: A wild party, lots of alcohol, an act of kindness, ..."

Author: Patrick Witz 

Genre: Horror Comedy 

Synopsis: A wild party, lots of alcohol, an act of kindness, unforeseen revenge, prize money and the ghastly un-dead, conspire to unlock doors that probably should have remained closed.

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Pearlies

By Jane Haworth posted on 9/21/2016 - Read Story...

" Author: Jane Haworth  Genre: Coming of Age   Synopsis: A mysterious envelope arrives with an all-expenses-..."

Author: Jane Haworth 

Genre: Coming of Age  

Synopsis: A mysterious envelope arrives with an all-expenses-paid overseas trip enclosed. Teenaged Trisha reluctantly embarks on a surprising journey that leads her into tangled threads of family history still knotted with hostilities.

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Opportunity

By Patrick Witz posted on 9/21/2016 - Read Story...

" Author: Patrick Witz  Genre: Science Fiction  Synopsis: NASA J.P.L. Engineers Kevin and Frank have faithf..."

Author: Patrick Witz 

Genre: Science Fiction 

Synopsis: NASA J.P.L. Engineers Kevin and Frank have faithfully managed the day-to-day operations of the Mars rover "Opportunity" by the book for years. A chance glimpse of something odd leads the two engineers to break protocol and secretly investigate the anomaly on their own. Going to management too soon would definitely jeopardize the mission, their careers and retirement.

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