Orit Ofri

Orit Ofri helps small businesses, professionals, and writers get started with their online presence and discover the strategy that fits them, their audience, and their market. She’s an award winning business writer who also writes middle-grade humor. Orit creates the programs for the Salem and Corvallis Chapters. She also manages the websites and Facebook pages for these chapters. Visit www.OritOfri.com for more.

Members’ Announcements Shared at the Reading on Monday

At the meeting on Monday members shared the following: Rachel Barton (next month’s speaker) invited members to a free poetry retreat at Dancing Oaks Nursery, this Saturday, June 22, 1-4 PM. For further details click here. John Byrne, our first reader on Monday, shared a link to his piece that was published on Fiction Vortex:…

Pegasus Gallery Calling Poets

Pegasus Gallery in Corvallis is looking for poetry to display during April’s National Poetry Month.  Drop off your poetry ASAP. Contact person is Paige Shumway. Share this with someone you like…

FYI – Fooling Around with Words is Here Again – Next Saturday 4/13

Fooling Around with Words: A Conference for Writers Saturday, April 13, 9:00 am-4:50 pm $29 fee All day writer’s workshop featuring a talented faculty of award-winning writers, educators and panelists. Material suitable for all levels of experience from novice to professional. Morning and afternoon sessions in Poetry, Prose & the Writer’s Toolkit. Fooling Around with…

Writers on the River’s Workshop with Elizabeth Eslami is Now Full!

Our first ever workshop is now full, but we’re signing up people for the waiting list! Elizabeth Eslami’s workshop is an excellent opportunity for our members to have an intimate workshop with an award winning journalist, novelist and teacher, while at the same time raising funds for our organization (which is a nonprofit, volunteer-run, free-monthly-meeting-provider). The…

The Writers’ Workroom with Lill Ahrens

Time to register for The Writers’  Workroom The Writers Workroom starts in Corvallis, Jan  8th.  Evening and Daytime Editions C. Lill Ahrens, instructor Class  description For all skill  levels. Improve your writing in a supportive critique group guided by the  instructor. Connect to writers and find out about writers’ events, contests and  publishing opportunities. Many…

Marketing for Self-Published Authors Announcement

WotR members Linda Hamner and Barbara Freeman are forming a group of self-published authors to discuss and implement marketing strategies. If you’re interested, please leave your name, email and title of your book at the sign-in table at the WotR meeting, Monday, November 19th, beginning at 6:15pm at the First Presbyterian Church, Dennis Hall. Share…

Willamette Writers Coast Branch (Newport) – Next Tuesday, Nov 20, 2012 – Free Writing Workshop with Steve Jones

“Reading and Writing Prose Poetry”:  Willamette Writers Monthly Workshop with Steve Jones   Willamette Writers Coast Branch continues its free Writers-on-Writing workshops on Tuesday, November 20, 2012, at the Newport Public Library from 7-8:30 pm with Steve Jones leading a workshop on reading and writing prose poetry. Jones has a fun and educational evening planned and…