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Bill Sullivan, Writing For a Living, Central Point
October 10, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
“Writing for a Living”
SOUTHERN OREGON (Medford/Central Point)
Saturday, October 10, 2015
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Free to members, $10.00 guests
What is the secret to making a living as a writer? Join author Bill Sullivan for a
nuts-and-bolts look at diverse ways to succeed as a writer.
1. Mistakes authors often make—and key choices to avoid trouble
2. Tips on working with agents and publishers
3. How to take advantage of e-book and print-on-demand options
Afternoon Workshop: “Beating Writer’s Block and Making Your Writing Soar”
1:30 – 3:30 p.m. $25.00 for members, $30.00 for guests ($35 for whole day)
Have you ever gotten stuck while trying to write? Is there a reason for “writer’s
block”—or a cure? Bill Sullivan believes there is. Bring a pen and pad to this
workshop because you’ll take part in writing exercises to beat writer’s block,
discuss the results, and decide what to do next. Learn:
1. “Burst exercises” to break through resistance
2. How to use memories and outdoor experiences to enrich your writing
3. How to make your writing and your confidence soar
William L. Sullivan is one of Oregon’s bestselling authors. The Eugene writer is
best known for his hiking guidebooks—and yes, he has hiked every trail he could
find in the state—but he has also written four novels, three books on Oregon
travel and adventure, two books on Oregon history, and two adventure memoirs.
Bill gives dozens of slide shows each year appearing at book signing events, and
leads writing workshops.
For more information: www.willamettewriters.com/southernoregon. Email:
November 7 Robert Arellano is a professor at Southern Oregon University, author
of six novels, and one of the founders of the Institute of New Writing/Ashland.
His morning presentation, “Living Landscapes, Complex Characters” will show
how literary masters bring their settings to life and give birth to unforgettable
characters. His afternoon workshop will help participants add layers of
complexity to their characters’ stories and backstories.
For more information: www.willamettewriters.com/southernoregon Central
Point City Hall Council Chambers, 140 S. Third Street, Central Point
Southern Oregon’s monthly meetings are held the first Saturday of the month,
September through June (minus December) at Central Point City Hall Council
Chambers, 140 S. 3rd St, Central Pt, OR 97502. Morning presentations are from
10 am to noon (9:30 for networking) and afternoon workshops are from 1:30 to
4:30. Cost. All are welcome to attend. Members attend morning presentations for
free as part of their membership. Visitors are invited to contribute $5.