Willamette Writers Southern Oregon

Emily Grosvenor “Structuring Your Memoir”

Emily Grosvenor “Structuring Your Memoir” Saturday, March 4th, 2017 Central Point City Hall Council Chambers, 140 S. Third Street, Central Point “Structuring Your Memoir” 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.   Free to members, $10.00 visitors Structure is the backbone of story. As a genre, memoir opens up perhaps the widest avenues for structure of any book-length…

Eric Witchey- “Character and Conflict”

February 4,2017 “Character, Climax, and the Irreconcilable Self” Eric Witchey, Award-winning writer and author of Bull’s Labyrinth, will describe and demonstrate the use of conflicted psychology as a driver for story and as an essential part of developing powerful climaxes. This two part series begins in the morning at 10AM when Mr. Witchey will discuss…

November Meeting Further Reading

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The following books and media were mentioned during Sarina Dorie’s lecture and workshop. If you are interested in the topic of short story and platform, consider these further resources. Manuscript format: http://www.shunn.net/format/story.html http://www.sfwriter.com/mschklst.htm How to Find Places to Submit Stories: https://www.google.com/webhp?sourceid=chrome-instant&ion=1&espv=2&ie=UTF-8#q=duotrope http://www.ralan.com/ http://thegrinder.diabolicalplots.com/Search/ByFilter Sarina Dorie’s website: http://sarinadorie.com/writing/novels Where to Purchase Sarina’s work: https://www.amazon.com/Sarina-Dorie/e/B00Q7XYZMI Free Stories…

September Meeting-History of Publishing with Edwin Battistella

The following books and media were mentioned during Professor Edwin Battistella’s lecture and workshop. If you are interested in the topic of the history of publishing consider these further resources. Non-Fiction The Printing Press as an Agent of Change by Elizabeth L. Eisenstein The Printing Revolution in Early Modern Europe by Elizabeth L. Eisenstein The Book: The Life Story of a…

PUBLISHING, POSITIONING, AND THE BUSINESS OF WRITING

Edwin Battistella, Author and Professor of Linguistics and Writing at SOU. Saturday, September 10, 2016 Central Point City Hall Council Chambers, 140 S. Third Street, Central Point Morning Presentation: “Why the History of Publishing Matters” 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.   Free to members, $10.00 visitors From the time of Gutenberg, and before, publishing has been a business,…