Angela c Atkinson

Member News: Author Recognized with Multiple Awards

Multiple awards for Willamette Writers member              “Buzz Bernard and his novel WHEN HEROES FLEW: THE ROOF OF THE WORLD were recently honored by two nationally-recognized organizations. On September 23 in Seattle, THE ROOF OF THE WORLD won the Nancy Pearl Book Award for genre fiction novels.  The award is sponsored through the Pacific Northwest Writers…

MEMBER NEWS: Author Event – PNW Authors’ Book Fair

Did Someone Say Road Trip? On Saturday, October 7th, from 10 till 3, there will be a PNW Authors’ Book Fair at the Peninsula Church Center, 5000 N Street, in Seaview, WA (behind the laundromat). This Book Fair is a re-boot of the pre-pandemic Authors’ Showcase, formerly sponsored by the town of Long Beach. Unfortunately,…

Member News: Book Launch at the Cat Show!

“This Halloween, the cats are hiding, and the monsters don’t wear costumes.” Mollie Hunt will launch Cat House, her latest Crazy Cat Lady Cozy Mystery, at the Portland Cat Extravaganza & Rescue Awareness Event by Loving Cats Worldwide. Join her on October 7-8. It’s going to be a paw-ty! (Admission to the cat show required.)…

Member News: New Release – Short Orders

Hello friends and colleagues: I’m happy to report that I have finally published a book! It’s called Short Orders, and is a compilation of short stories, flash fiction, humor and satire. The trade paperback is available at Broadway Books (broadwaybooks.net), Powell’s (powells.com) or anywhere new books are sold. Here’s a synopsis: A man loses his…

Member News: New Release – War Angel: Korea 1950

It’s 1950. Mary Belanger, a Reserve Army operating room nurse is called up and must leave behind a philandering husband and the baby of his runaway sister. All too soon, Mary is thrust into combat surgeries dealing with unimaginable wounds and forced to grow in ways she never imagined. She and the other nurses do…

Community News: Writing Workshop

Writing in the Childs Voice

WW Member and author of the YA Novel THE APOLOGY BOX, Naomi Ulsted teaches “Writing in the Child’s Voice” through Oregon Literary Arts. August 26th, 10:00am – 1:00pm. Literary Arts 925 SW Washington, Portland, OR. Register here: https://literary-arts.org/event/writing-in-the-childs-voice/ This course will take a close look how to effectively use the child narrator when writing personal…

Member News: Contest Seeking Judges

Arizona Mystery Writers needs another judge! I’m a past president of AMW and still judge the children’s contests. It’s open to all. Every entry, win or lose, gets written feedback. If you’ve entered contests, you know that’s gold. Information about the Mary Ann Hutchison Memorial Youth Story Contest can be found here. Judges get entertainment…