Recent Meetings

Southern Oregon’s workshops are held the first Saturday of the month, September through June (minus December) at:

Central Point City Hall Council Chambers
140 S. 3rd St
Central Pt, OR 97502
Morning presentations are from 10 am to noon (9:30 for networking) and afternoon workshops are from 1:30 to 4:30.
All are welcome to attend. Members attend morning presentations for free as part of their membership. Visitors are invited to contribute $5.

Information about workshops in Portland, Mid-Valley, Salem, the Coast, and Corvallis can be found on their websites.

The Art and Craft of Beginning, or Seeking the Big Bang with Molly Best Tinsley, February 1

Southern Oregon Willamette Writers Presents The Art and Craft of Beginning, or Seeking the Big Bang with Molly Best Tinsley on February 1 Molly Best Tinsley, Ph.D., popular presenter and the author of the novel, Broken Angels. The memoir, Entering the Blue Stone, and 5 other books, is co-founder of Fuze Publishing, has received recognition…

Alissa Lukara on Just Do It: Key Writing Motivators & Confidence Builders and Gaining Visibility: How Publishing Transforms Your Life, Sat. Nov. 2

Southern Oregon Willamette Writers Presents Author and Internationally-acclaimed Writing Mentor, Alissa Lukara, speaking on Just Do It: Key Writing Motivators & Confidence Buildings (morning) and Gaining Visibility: How Publishing Transforms Your Life (afternoon), Sat. Nov. 2 Morning Session: (Free to members-$10.00 for visitors) 10:00-12:00 (networking at 9:30) Just Do It:  15 Key Writing Motivators &…

Cynthia Whitcomb on How to Craft Love Stories for Fiction and Film & Dialogue for Screenwriters and Novelists, Oct. 5

Southern Oregon Willamette Writers Monthly Meeting presents:  Screenwriting Pro Cynthia Whitcomb on How to Craft Love Stories for Fiction and Film (morning) and Writing Dialogue for Screenwriters and Novelists (afternoon) When: Sat., October 5, 2013  Where: Central Point City Hall Council Chambers 140 So. 3rd Street, Central Point, Oregon Cynthia Whitcomb worked for more than…

Melissa Hart Presents: Write Articles to Network, Build Platform & Oh Yeah, Earn a Paycheck! September 7

Southern Oregon Willamette Writers Monthly Meeting presents:  Melissa Hart: Write Articles to Network, Build Platform & Oh Yeah, Earn a Paycheck! Morning Presentation and Afternoon Workshop When: Sat., Sept. 7, 2013  Where: Central Point City Hall Council Chambers 140 So. 3rd Street, Central Point, Oregon Morning Session: (Free to members-$5.00 for visitors) 10 am-12:00. (9:30…

Julie A. Fast on The ePublishing Revolution & Social Media for Writers, June 1

Morning Session: (Free to members-$5.00 for visitors) 10:00-12:00 (networking at 9:30). The ePublishing Revolution  Publishing has changed completely in the past 10 years and so have writer’s choices. Learn how this revolution affects your writing future. Julie shares how she started an eBook website and worked with agents and top publishers. Discover what type of…

May 4, Novelist and Short Story Writer Miriam Gershow Presents Fiction Without a Net

Morning Session: (Free to members-$5.00 for visitors) 10:00-12:00 (networking at 9:30). Fiction Writing without a Net: Successful novelist and short story writer, Miriam Gershow shares how she writes stories without an outline — and often without knowing what’s coming on the next page.  Hear: How to begin fiction without an ending in mind How to…