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Come write with us! The Willamette Writer monthly newsletter is distributed exclusively to our 1500 Willamette Writers members, and we would love to read your new submission to our newsletter. The newsletter considers submissions on writing, especially “how-to” articles on craft and genre. We do not publish personal essays, poetry or fiction of any type (Please look…

Join Cindy Brown Book Launch Party

Book Launch Party for Cindy Brown! Join Cindy Brown, her theatrical pals, & Annie Bloom’s Books as they launch The Sound of Murder, a new mystery from the award-winning Henery Press. The free festivities will be held Thursday, October 8 from 7:00 to 9:00 PM at O’Connor’s Vault, 7850 Southwest Capitol Highway, Portland, OR. It’ll be an evening of comedy,…

Steve Theme Launches Asphalt Asylum 10/10 at MAC

All are welcome to the launch for Steve Theme‘s new book, Asphalt Asylum, the Roads of Change. This memoir takes readers on a 7,000-mile hitchhiking trek punctuated with danger and transformation. Steve’s short story “Getting Boiled” appeared in the inaugural issue of the Willamette Writers Timberline Review. Oct. 10, 7:30 – 9:00 Multnomah Arts Center…

Mindy Halleck Wins Writer’s Digest Award

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Author Mindy Halleck won the Writer’s Digest ‘Your Story 66’ fiction writing competition in July. Out of 300 entries “A Mother’s Confession” by Mindy Halleck was selected as the winner. Halleck’s story will appear in an upcoming issue of Writer’s Digest. To read the story now, visit Writer’s Digest at http://ow.ly/PQulB. Halleck will be teaching two…

Buzz Bernard’s Eyewall Amazon Flagship Deal 7/25

H. W. “Buzz” Bernard’s number-one Kindle best seller, EYEWALL, has been selected as Amazon’s “Flagship” Daily Deal for Saturday, July 25th. EYEWALL, called a “perfect summer read” by one reviewer, is a gripping tale of an Air Force Hurricane Hunter that crash lands on St. Simons Island, Georgia, in the face of an on-rushing Category…

Vanessa MacLellan’s Three Great Lies Launches August 6th

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Vanessa MacLellan’s debut novel, Three Great Lies, launches at Cedar Hill’s Crossing Powell’s August 6th, at 7 pm. While vacationing in Egypt, Jeannette Walker, a cynical scientist, visits a newly discovered tomb. Inside the chamber she tumbles down a shaft and 3000 years back in time. In a world where deities walk the streets and…