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“Writing a Novel in a Month: How to Get Started” with Maren Bradley Anderson

April 18, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

On Monday, April 18, 2016, 6:30 PM, at the First Presbyterian Church in Corvallis, Willamette Writers hosts Maren Bradley Anderson who will present “Writing a Novel in a Month: How to Get Started.”

“Writing a Novel in a Month: How to Get Started”

Do you write under deadline?
Do you want to learn how to write faster and more efficiently?
Do you plan to take part in the next National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)?

Join us in an interactive presentation about how to succeed at the challenge of writing a 50,000-word first draft in 30 days.  Bring something to write with, and an idea to get you started.

Abourt Our Speaker – Maren Bradley Anderson

Maren Bradley AndersonOur guest speaker, Maren Bradley Anderson, is a writer, teacher, and alpaca rancher who lives in Oregon.  Her poetry has appeared in The Timberline Review, and her novel, Fuzzy Logic, was released in 2015 by Black Opal Books. She adapted A Midsummer Night’s Dream for children in July 2015.

For further information about our guest, please visit: www.marens.com, Facebook and @marenster.

This program is not endorsed or sponsored by First Presbyterian Church.


About Willamette Writers on the River – Willamette Writers in Corvallis

Willamette Writers on the River (WWotR) is the Corvallis Chapter of Willamette Writers.

Meeting Time

We meet on the third Monday of the month except in January when we meet on the third TUESDAY (the day AFTER Martin Luther King Day)

Meeting Place

Dennis Hall at the First Presbyterian Church, 114 SW 8th St., Corvallis, OR 97333.
This program is not endorsed or sponsored by First Presbyterian Church.

Meeting Format

  • 6:30-6:45 – Networking
  • 6:45-8:15 – WWotR News and Announcements followed by the Program
  • 8:15-8:30 – Networking and Speaker’s Book Sales


Meetings are free to Willamette Writers members and to full-time students 22 or younger. Guests of WWotR members pay $5; visitors pay $10. Quarterly readings (in March, June, September, and December) are free to all!

Join us!


April 18, 2016
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Orit Ofri

Orit Ofri serves as the president and chair of the board of Willamette Writers. She leads the organization’s strategic planning, oversees its programs and operations, and is the digital media manager for the organization, leading Willamette Writers's social media, web publishing, and more. As a software engineer and an MBA, Orit works with small businesses, nonprofits, writers, and creative professionals on marketing, strategy, online presence, and business planning. When working with writers, Orit focuses on discovering the writer's brand and building effective and personalized online presence that enhances each writer’s career path and fits the writer’s skill-set and aspirations. Visit oritofri.com for more or Contact her.