The purpose of the Heartland Writers guild is to promote and to support the concept of professionalism in published and unpublished writers and to aid all members toward the goal of successfully marketing what they write. Backgrounds of members are diverse, ranging from first time writers to published writers.
The Guild newsletter,The Journal, is available each month on our website.
A rose by any other name....
Why is there not an apostrophe in our name? As writers, naturally we try to pay strict attention to detail and grammar. We've discussed at lengh and have debated various versions of our name, including....
The Heartland Writer's Guild
The Heartland Writers' Guild
The Heartland Writers Guild
We decided to go without the apostrophe because the guild is not a possession of its members, but it is an organization of writers in the plural form. So for matters of style, the Heartland Writers Guild currently has no apostrophe.
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