Willamette Writers on the River Nov. 27 Meeting

Monday, November 27, 2017 6:30–8:30 PM First Presbyterian Church, Allison Room Corvallis, Oregon (Use 9th St. parking lot entrance.)   You’ve heard you need a website for that agent to take you seriously, but how the heck do you get one? From hosting, to domains, to SEO, it can all be over-whelming. This presentation will…

Willamette Writers on the River October 23 meeting

In this talk, Benjamin Gorman, a novelist and a creative writing teacher, explains why writers need to read as writers and not like casual readers. Benjamin will show how doing so will benefit your writing and offer opportunities to practice. If you enjoy writing and enjoy reading, learning to put the two together should be…

Willamette Writers on the River Workshop – September 16, 2017

Writing Poetry in Community A workshop with John Miller   During this workshop you will learn how to meaningfully critique poetry using the Portland Ars Poetica “method” for a critique session, which improves an individual’s poetry through establishment of, and participation within, a welcoming but demanding community of writers. In the morning session, John Miller…

Willamette Writers on the River July 24, 2017, meeting

      Monday, July 24, 2017 from 6:30–8:30 PM First Presbyterian Church, Allison Room, Corvallis, Oregon (Use 9th St. parking lot entrance.) QUERY LETTERS are key to earning the attention of publishers and agents. A poorly written letter, or a manuscript that doesn’t start in the right place, can cause editors and agents to…