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Our Mission

IGW was created to provide genre writers a writing craft foundation, to foster inclusive and supportive writing communities, and to guide and prepare genre writers for publication of their work.

IGW is committed to fostering an inclusive, diverse, accessible, and equitable community by supporting and empowering individuals of any culture, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, disability, gender identity, age, body shape and size, and by creating a safe community for all. We recognize that while words have power, actions speak louder. We commit to instilling these values into every aspect of our mission. 

Sheila Redling

SG Redling is the author of more than a half dozen novels, including the best-selling thrillers, FLOWERTOWN and THE WIDOW FILE. A former morning radio host and avid traveler, Sheila is also a language geek, wine enthusiast, and a so-so gardener. She currently lives in her home state of West Virginia with a wide array of wildlife. She is the 2022 recipient of the WVLA Literary Merit Award. You can find out more about Sheila on her website:

Tobi Doyle

A hybrid romance author, Tobi has published over a dozen romance books. She writes HEAs with heat and humor, romantic suspense, and cozy mysteries. She is the recipient of the 2022 Romance Writer of America PRO Mentor of the Year, and a Service Award for her work on RWA’s Pen to Paper, a guide to romance writing. She’s also the past President of RWA’s romantic suspense chapter, Kiss of Death, a member of Central Ohio Fiction Writers, West Virginia Writers and other local writing groups.

Also, Tobi wants you to know that Tom Booker, from SG Redling’s Dani Britton series, is the best villain she’s ever read and she secretly fan-girls behind Sheila’s back. You can find out more about Tobi on her website:

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