Willamette Writers

Member News: The Butcher

C. J. Cavanaugh is working a routine Lunsford Insurance undercover investigation accompanied by his Homicide Detective girlfriend Destini Pendleton. At the same time, Kylie Preston is out for a night of fun with The Liberated Wives Club, a group of close friends who have not only survived divorce but also thrived in its wake. C.…

Member News: Two New Publications by Rhonda Zimlich

I am thrilled to share two new (brief) memoirs. The first is part of the Brevity Podcast series; this episode is “One-Minute Memoirs” and can be heard here  (https://wp.me/pMFr-3oL) The second comes from the musings of writer Donald Quist in his creation of Past-Ten and can be read here:(https://www.past-ten.com/single-post/RhondaZimlich) For more information about Rhonda Zimlich,…

Member News: Beach Bum by Robert Freedman Published

Congratulations to Robert Freedman on the Release of Beach Bum Beach Bum: A Life in Pieces looks at the many paths and people that go into the making of a life. It is a pessimist’s endorsement of hope and keeping on. In a series of connected personal essays, both humorous and deadly serious, Freedman traces…

Member News: Open to Submissions

A new online literary magazine, focused on women, is looking for submissions for their inaugural launch. “Hot Flash Fiction’s” stories and articles will be by, for, about and/or of interest to women “of a certain age.” HFF will publish fiction and other versions of the truth—so lots of room for interpretation. They hope to find…

Member News: Majestic Eight Ten-Minute Play Festival

The Majestic Playwrght’s Lab will soon be accepting submissions for its second statewide Majestic Eight Ten-Minute Play Festival. The eight finalists will have their work presented at the Majestic Theatre in Corvallis on April 20, 2019. ● The competition is open to all Oregon residents and students registered at Oregon universities and colleges. ● There…

Member News: Mystery/Thriller Group: New writer needed

A dear member of our west side group has recently moved and we are looking for one or two new members. We meet 1-2 times per month. Sometimes we exchange/critique our work: sometimes we brainstorm ideas re plot, characterization, tone, marketing, etc. We are both self and small (very small) press published. We take our…

Member News: Elizabeth Beechwood Publishes Story

Elizabeth Beechwood (www.elizabethbeechwood.com) is pleased to announce that her short story The Painted Ponies of Wiley Creek (http://bit.ly/2KSf0Mv) was featured by Not a Pipe Publishing (http://www.notapipepublishing.com) for their Year of Publishing Women’s Short Stories series. Elizabeth earned an MFA in Popular Fiction at the University of Southern Maine’s Stonecoast program and has been featured in…

Member News: Franklin Posner releases second novel!

WW Member Franklin Posner has just released his second novel, SUBURBAN VAMPIRE RAGNAROK. This novel is the sequel to his 2017 release, SUBURBAN VAMPIRE: A TALE OF THE HUMAN CONDITION – WITH VAMPIRES.  In this installation of the SUBURBAN VAMPIRE series, office worker and ordinary guy Scott Campbell is probably the last person you’d suspect…

Member News: Feminist Bicycle Book Celebration

Help us celebrate the release of Bikes Not Rockets and True Trans Bike Rebel on November 6! Bikes Not Rockets (https://microcosmpublishing.com/catalog/books/8527) is an anthology of feminist bicycling science fiction, the fifth volume of the Bikes in Space Series. True Trans Bike Rebel (https://microcosmpublishing.com/catalog/zines/9712) is a collection of essays from trans and nonbinary cyclists from around…