Tag Archive for writing advice

NaNoWriMo From the Inside

National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) logo

by Kim Switzer National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is a fast and wild writing challenge that happens every November. People across the planet write their hearts out, trying to complete a 50,000 word novel in thirty days. Have you tried NaNoWriMo? You should—it’s a great way to get your words flowing and get your stories…

Your Author Platform Strategy

In this interactive workshop we will use exercises and examples to go from the general concept of the Author Platform to the specifics of finding your Author Platform Strategy.

The Ruthless Red Pen, Lori Lake, Salem

Lori Lake’s presentation will help you develop a fresh eye for your project and decide upon methods that work for you personally to allow for an orderly revision process that you can repeat in the future.

Your Author Platform Strategy Workshop in Salem – Saturday, June 13

The Salem Chapter presents a workshop to help you succeed in today’s dynamic publishing world. Take advantage of great pricing for Willamette Writers members. Your Author Platform Strategy | presented by Orit Ofri | 10:30 AM – 1:30 PM | Salem Public Library The concept of the Author Platform can be overwhelming and confusing, especially for…

C.B. Bernard, Finding My Story, Losing My Voice, Corvallis

The remarkable story that became Chasing Alaska: A Portrait of the Last Frontier Then and Now (Lyons Press) all but fell into Bernard’s lap. Telling that story followed a 14-year journey through four cross-country moves, two failed novels, more than a hundred rejections, and a less-than-strategic rethinking of Bernard’s entire life. Learn from — and…

Get The Most Out of Your Book Event

Authors sometimes don’t do all they can do to get the most out of their book events. A small turnout can feel discouraging, but in fact, small readings are a great opportunity to connect personally to convert readers into loyal fans. Mary Bisbee-Beek offers her wisdom and knowledge for our members to help get the…