Members Bios

Velma Young – President

Velma has several addictions: horses, reading, horses, writing, horses, music. Did we mention she’s fond of horses? She has trained and shown horses since she was fifteen and taught riding for many years. She’s also a Family Search Consultant for the Church of Latter-Day Saints and works with the Prince Albert Exhibition. She lives on a 110-year-old farm and can do anything that a farm, past or present, needs doing. Velma is also a brown belt in karate, a red sash is ninjitsu and has taught beginner martial arts classes.

Cheryl Lloyd – Secretary/Treasurer

Cheryl has been writing for several decades and now herds cats in Prince Albert. She tolerates the cold winters because it’s a good excuse to stay in and write. Currently, she divides her time between writing, crafting and doing data entry work for a local museum

Guedo, Wendel

Wendel Guedo writes poetry to help deal with his schizophrenia and his abuses. He has previously been published in two books – “The Heart Remembers Brightly” and “Reflections in Time and Space – Gone Too Far.” He is currently running a  snail mail project. The address is:

Mr. Wendel Guedo’s Snail Mail Project
P.O. Box 23066, South Hill Mall
Prince Albert, SK S6V 8A7

He also follows the teachings of Jesus Christ in the hopes that his sins will be forgiven. He asks that you pray for him.

Matice, Marilyn – Past President

Marilyn Matice writes of Saskatchewan and of her family history in the Prairies. Her books include – “The Adirondack Chairs”, “My Mountain Home” and she is currently working on a middle grade fantasy series. Marilyn is supervised by three Chorkies, two large dogs and three grandchildren.