Debby Dodds

Debby Dodds is the author of the novel Amish Guys Don't Call (Blue Moon, 2017), has stories in many anthologies, including the NY Times best-selling My Little Red Book (Hachette) and The Things That You Would Have Said (Penguin) The Sun, Salon, xoJane, Portland Family Magazine,, and Hip Mama. Find out more: on her website; on Facebook: @debby.dodds.tutor; on Twitter: @DoddsDebby; on Instagram @debbydodds and on Goodreads.

Open Mic Night at the Willamette Writers Conference

Open Mic night started at the Willamette Writers Conference in 2013, when I mentioned to the conference chair that I attended a really fun Open Mic Night at another writing conference. This launched us into a talk about how we could make one for Willamette Writers and how we could make it even better than…