Willamette Writers Southern Oregon

Lorelle VanFossen – “Web Publishing & Social Media: Creating Online Presence”

Central Point City Hall Council Chambers, 140 S. Third Street, Central Point Saturday, October 7th, 2017 “Web Publishing & Social Media: Creating Online Presence” “Standards, Integration, and Publishing (oh my!)” 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Free to members, $10.00 visitors In today’s publishing world, a writer’s online platform is more important than ever. Join Lorelle…

Orit Ofri- Creating your Online Presence

June 3,2017 Central Point City Hall Council Chambers, 140 S. Third Street, Central Point “Creating Your Online Presence” Morning session: 10AM-12PM (free for members, $10 for guests) “Start Your Author Platform.” In today’s publishing world writers need an Author Platform.If you’re ready to work on your platform (or want to know what an Author Platform…

Fonda Lee- “Story Driven World Building”

May 6,2017 Central Point City Hall Council Chambers, 140 S. Third Street, Central Point “Story Driven World Building” Morning session: 10AM-12PM (free for members, $10 for guests) “World Building the Lazy Bastard Way” Worldbuilding can feel like an overwhelming process. How do you create and convey a fictional world that is richly imagined and utterly…

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…