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Portland: Fonda Lee and Story Ideas

December 5, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Fonda Lee event - Discover Your Next Story Idea

Willamette Writers Portland Chapter with Fonda Lee

Discovering Your Next Story Idea with the Power of “&”

Writers are often told to ‘write what you know’ as well as ‘write the story you want to write’ and of course, ‘be original.’

Tall order!

On December 5th at 6:30 p.m. at the Old Church, Fonda Lee, author of Jade City, Zeroboxer and Exo, will break down her idea generation process and will use exercises to discuss how combining seemingly unrelated topics and interests will help you develop ideas for stories that YOU are uniquely suited to write.

About Fonda LeeAuthor Fonda Lee

Fonda Lee is the author of the gangster fantasy saga Jade City (Orbit) and the award-winning young adult science fiction novels Zeroboxer (Flux) and Exo (Scholastic). Cross Fire, the sequel to Exo, releases in May 2018. Fonda is a recovering corporate strategist, a black belt martial artist, and an action movie aficionado. She loves a good Eggs Benedict. Born and raised in Canada, she now lives in Portland, Oregon. You can find Fonda Lee online at www.fondalee.com and on Twitter @fondajlee.

About the Portland Chapter Meeting

We invite you to join our Portland chapter meeting to find your community, develop your craft and expand your career.

Willamette Writers Chapters are local writing communities where writers improve their craft and acquire the career skills required in today’s publishing world.

Our Portland speaker meetings have 65 to 100 attendees. They are held the first Tuesday of each month at the historic Old Church in downtown Portland, 1422 SW 11th Ave. Fellowship begins at 6:30 p.m., the meeting starts at 7 and ends at 8:15. Book signings, silent auctions, or other events are held in the back room after the meeting until 8:30 p.m.

The Young Willamette Writers’ meeting for grades 5 to 10 takes place in an adjacent room.

The speaker meetings are free to Willamette Writers members and full time students. Guests are asked for a $5 donation. Join us on MeetUp to receive meeting updates, and follow us on Twitter @wilwrite.

Speaker schedules can change and we do our best to keep you informed. Questions? Email pdx@willamettewriters.org


December 5, 2017
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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The Old Church, Portland
1422 SW 11th
Portland, OR 97201
(503) 222-2031