Meg Currell

Experts Weigh In: 10 Crucial Screenwriting Mistakes

Experts Weigh In: 10 Crucial Screenwriting Mistakes Lee Jessup, a member of our screenwriting faculty at the upcoming Willamette Writer’s Conference and the author of Breaking In: Tales from the Screenwriting Trenches and Getting It Write: An Insider’s Guide To A Screenwriting Career shares how to avoid ten screenwriting mistakes. You can find this post and others…

Sue Fagalde Lick publishes Up Beaver Creek

Sue Fagalde Lick, co-coordinator of Willamette Writers’ coast branch, has published a new novel titled Up Beaver Creek. Set in a real-life community south of Newport, Oregon, it follows the adventures of a woman who calls herself P.D. Recently widowed, she has come west to start a new life as a musician, but things keep…

The 7 Things Writers Need to Make a Living by Sonia Simone

Written by SONIA SIMONE Reprinted with permission from Copyblogger.  If you’re a writer, you might have heard this most of your life: People don’t make a living writing. You should find something practical to do with your life. Smart, capable writers grimly pass around war stories on Facebook. Penny-a-word assignments, clients who don’t pay, disdain for our…