The Numismatic Literary Guild has announced the rules for its 2017 Writers Competition. As a writer, I am interested. I've been a member for many years, and proud to be a part of it.
Do you use guidebooks and reference books in your coin hobby? Do you read magazines and look over auction catalogs? You can thank a numismatic writer for that. Writers research coins and coin history, and write of their findings for the collectors and numismatists to enjoy. Perhaps a basic collecting article can encourage you to try a new series. A long story on a historical coin can inspire someone to take up coin collecting. There is always something new to discover. The writers and researchers spread the word and make it interesting, too.
I salute all writers involved in numismatics. The hobby gets better and more informed because of you.
Good luck! My little writing on the hobby comes from being an editor of coin club newsletters.
Pliny The Elder
If you enter, I am sure you will do well. I am picturing a love story involving a very special coin and a lady. I predict GOLD will play a key role in the affair. Hey, let's co write this one! :)
Thank you! My book WILD WORLD was abt a woman who found a rare coin, but it was silver!
I do all of that when I can. For instance I have sent you messages about your articles not on this site. Mr. Harper. Mr. Bowers. I can go on. If I get an email I thank them. There the reason and you why we learn about coins. What would we use if we have no reference books? Or any books for that reason. I hope you do well I think you have a great chance and I know we are all pulling for you. Mike