Conference Update

Experiences at The Willamette Writers Conference

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“A writers conference can be an empowering and uplifting experience,” according to Scott Myers, a producer, writer, and assistant director. Myers presented at the Willamette Writers Conference this year, and said it was a “special experience.” He explains on his website about his conference experience that he met so many writers and old friends, and his classes were packed. His…

Writing Through the Tough Times by Julie Fast

All writers come to a point where it feels impossible to write another word. This happened to me with one month left before I had to turn in the manuscript for my first book. I felt overwhelmed with the idea of making the book perfect. All of it had to flow. It had to be…

New Opportunity at Conference: Author Headshots

For the first time ever, the 2017 Willamette Writers Conference will have a professional photographer at the conference to take author headshots. A limited number of slots will be offered Friday and Saturday afternoon, so book your slot before they are all taken. Why Do Author’s Need Headshots? Last year’s conference keynote speaker Jane Friedman…

Willamette Writers 2017 Conference – Member Promoter Opportunity

The Member Promoter program is back for the 2017 Willamette Writers Conference! We invite our members (YOU!) join our conference promotion team and be honored on the Willamette Writers website. Members who wish to join the promotion team and become a member promoter should start by filling out the form below. Member promoters will then spread the word about…

Help Make the 2017 Willamette Writers Conference a Success

The 2016 Willamette Writers Conference, like many Willamette Writers conferences before it, was packed with fun and learning tailored for our vibrating community of Pacific Northwest writers. We are grateful and proud of what our volunteer conference planning team and our conference volunteres have done. As we plan the next conference, the 2017 Willamette Writers Conference (August…