Monthly Meetings

Next Meeting Mar 2: How to Market to Book Clubs

The 100 Book Club Challenge: A New Dimension for Marketing Your Book  Learn the mechanics of marketing to book clubs from Danuta Pfeiffer and Kathleen Cremonesi, two award-winning authors who will explain how to get the word out, set goals, optimize the venue, keep the sales going, and gauge your success. About the Presenters Kathleen…

Member Announcements

Mid-Valley WW Workshop: Nuts & Bolts of Fiction Writing

Join us for our new 5-week writing workshop! The Nuts & Bolts of Fiction Writing Learn and practice the building blocks of fiction—character, plot, dialogue, setting, and point of view. This supportive class combines short lecture, reading model stories, writing exercises and discussion, and peer workshop to help you master the basics of story writing. Each student will…

Oregon Poetry Association 2016 Conference in Eugene!

The Oregon Poetry Association and Lane Literary Guild present OPA’s Annual Conference 2016 Eugene, OR September 30th – October 2nd Come join keynote speaker John Witte, Oregon poet laureate Liz Woody, Oregon Book Award winners Willa Schneberg and Penelope Scambly Schott, and Stewart Holbrook Award winner George Venn, among many others. Celebrate the re-opening of the Oregon…

Wordcrafters Presents New Memoir Classes with Melissa Hart! Ready to start writing your memoir? Memoirist Melissa Hart teaches participants how to choose a theme and/or era around which to shape your book. She’ll help you deepen your understanding of setting, characterization, dialogue, narrative arc, and theme. Using examples from published memoir, she’ll discuss chapter and overall book structure and…