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Willamette Writers Portland

(503) 305-6729| www.willamettewriters.org/portland-member-meetings

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April 2017
$10

Portland: “Why Characters Do What They Do” with Jessica Morrell

April 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Old Church, Portland, 1422 SW 11th
Portland, OR 97201
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Jessica Morrell on Character

Join Willamette Writers on Tuesday, April 4th to hear workshop leader and author Jessica Morrell explore Why Characters Do What They Do. Motivations & stakes drive characters to act, risk, and land in lots of trouble. They reveal and distinguish characters, create drama, and propel growth.  Motivation stems from characters’ traits, beliefs, values and unconscious drives.…

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May 2017
$10

Portland: “Writing voice-driven narrative” with Suzy Vitello on Voice

May 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Old Church, Portland, 1422 SW 11th
Portland, OR 97201
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It happens in a coffee shop. Or at the gym. Or driving your car in traffic. If you’re a writer, you hear voices. So, how do you mold these voices into stories? How do you build a narrative around the odd phrase or comment? What are the elements of voice, and how can you use…

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June 2017
$10

Portland: Meeting with Tex Thompson

June 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Old Church, Portland, 1422 SW 11th
Portland, OR 97201
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Straight from Texas! Join us June 6th at 6:30PM to meet Tex Thompson. Arianne "Tex" Thompson is home-grown Texas success story. After earning a bachelor’s degree in history and a master’s in literature, she channeled her passion for exciting, innovative, and inclusive fiction into the Children of the Drought – an internationally-published epic fantasy Western…

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October 2017
$5.00

Willamette Writers Portland Monthly Meeting – Details TBA

October 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Old Church, Portland, 1422 SW 11th
Portland, OR 97201
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Willamette Writers Portland meets on the first Tuesday of the month, 6:00 - 7:00 pm (doors open at 6:30 pm) at the Historic Old Church in downtown Portland. No meetings August. Details to be announced, so mark your calendar and check back later. Please understand that schedules can change and we do our best to keep you informed. Interested? Join us!…

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