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Evan Morgan Williams’ Thorn Wins Gold Medal

Evan Morgan Williams’ book of short stories, Thorn, recently won a gold medal in the 2016 Independent Publishers Book Awards (the “IPPY” Awards). Williams’ book is published by BkMk Press (University of Missouri-Kansas City). Set…

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FiLMLaB Grand Prize Winner Announced!

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Last week our four finalists consulted with screenwriting mentor and 2016 FiLMLaB Director, Randall Jahnson, before diving into an optional script rewrite; a chance to improve their original seven page script with notes from our Celebrity Judges. By Thursday night, all of the revised scripts were in and ready to review by our Producers Circle,…

Up and Coming Award Winner 2016 – Heidi Schulz

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Congratulations, Heidi Schulz! One could say that Heidi Schulz has already up and come. With her first book published by Disney, praised by critics, and included in the Oregon Battle of the Books for the school year 2016-17; her second book called a “deliciously witty, delightfully inventive, devilishly fun adventure…” (Anne Ursu, The Real Boy), and her third…

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Books for Kids Touches the Lives of Children in Need

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Willamette Writers’ Books for Kids program in partnership with Clackamas Barnes & Noble collected 3,541 new books and raised $1269.24 to purchase books for children in need. Thank you Barnes & Noble and all of the book-loving Willamette Writers supporters who helped us accomplish this feat! Barnes & Noble’s Holiday Book Fair and Book Drive…

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Portland: Want to Get Published? How To! (And How Not To!)

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On Tuesday, July 5th, join the Portland member meeting at The Old Church, in downtown Portland and learn from Tod Davies, editorial director of indie Exterminating Angel Press and author herself, to discover the FIVE ways to avoid rejection…and the FIVE ways to make sure you are rejected!.

Eugene: No Meeting in July & August

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Mid-Valley Willamette Writers in Eugene will meet again in September. In the meantime, join us at the Willamette Writers Conference in Portland on August 12-14. Visit our page to learn more about our program.

Newport: No Meeting in July & August

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  Willamette Writers Coast Chapter will meet again in September. In the meantime, join us at the Willamette Writers Conference in Portland on August 12-14. Visit our page to learn more about our program.