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March 2017

Corvallis: WWotR’s Quarterly Reading

March 27, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Corvallis First Presbyterian Church, Allison Room, 114 SW 8th St.
Corvallis, OR 97333 United States
$10

You wrote it... You sweated over it... Now read it aloud! at Willamette Writers on the River’s Spring Reading Sign up to read your own work to a live audience!   Monday, March 27, 2017 6:30–8:30 PM (sign-up starts at 6:15) First Presbyterian Church, Alison Hall Corvallis, OR Use 9th St. Parking Lot Entrance  …

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April 2017

Corvallis: “Poems in Between: The Poetry Writing Process” with Henry Hughes

April 24, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Corvallis First Presbyterian Church, Allison Room, 114 SW 8th St.
Corvallis, OR 97333 United States
$10

Henry Hughes will discuss his poetry writing process, beginning with early morning drafting and continuing with rewriting and revising between the duties and events of the day. “I keep poem drafts with me all day,” Hughes says. “And when there’s some time between things, I take them out and work on them.” He’ll also talk…

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May 2017

Corvallis: “Sell Your Book, Not Your Soul” with Gary Corbin

May 22, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Corvallis First Presbyterian Church, Allison Room, 114 SW 8th St.
Corvallis, OR 97333 United States
$10

On Monday, May 22nd at 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church in Corvallis (Allison Room), 114 SW 8th St. (Use 9th St. parking lot) Willamette Writers on the River (WWotR) will host Gary Corbin who will present on marketing the self-published novel. Sell Your Novel, Not Your Soul Self-published author Gary Corbin (Lying in Judgment, The Mountain…

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June 2017

Corvallis: WWotR’s Quarterly Reading

June 27, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Corvallis First Presbyterian Church, Allison Room, 114 SW 8th St.
Corvallis, OR 97333 United States

You wrote it… You sweated over it… Now read it aloud! at Willamette Writers on the River’s Spring Reading Sign up to read your own work to a live audience! Monday, March 27, 2017 6:30–8:30 PM (sign-up starts at 6:15) First Presbyterian Church, Alison Hall Corvallis, OR Use 9th St. Parking Lot Entrance Reading your…

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July 2017

Corvallis: “The Art of the Submission” with Laura Stanfill

July 24, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Corvallis First Presbyterian Church, Allison Room, 114 SW 8th St.
Corvallis, OR 97333 United States
$10
Laura Stanfill of Forest Avenue Press

On Monday, July 24, 2017, 6:30–8:30 PM, Willamette Writers on the River (WWotR) in Corvallis will host Laura Stanfill who will present "The Art of the Submission." The Art of the Submission Query letters are key to earning the attention of publishers and agents. A poorly written letter, or a manuscript that doesn’t start in the right…

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September 2017

Corvallis Workshop: Writing Poetry In Community (the Portland Ars Poetica Way)

September 16, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

During this workshop you will learn how to meaningfully critique poetry using the Portland Ars Poetica “method” for a critique session, which improves an individual’s poetry through establishment of, and participation within, a welcoming but demanding community of writers.

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Corvallis: Summer Reading

September 25, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Summer Reading! You wrote it... You sweated over it... Now read it aloud! at Willamette Writers on the River’s Spring Reading Sign up to read your own work to a live audience! Monday, September 25, 2017 6:30–8:30 PM (sign-up starts at 6:15) First Presbyterian Church, Alison Hall Corvallis, OR Use 9th St. Parking Lot Entrance…

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October 2017

Learning to Read Like a Writer Presented by Benjamin Gorman

October 23, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Writers on the River Corvallis, OR 97333 United States

In this talk, Benjamin Gorman, a novelist and a creative writing teacher, explains why writers need to read as writers and not like casual readers. Benjamin will show how doing so will benefit your writing and offer opportunities to practice. If you enjoy writing and enjoy reading, learning to put the two together should be…

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November 2017

Corvallis: Your Author Website & Online Presence: A How-To Guide with Jessica Hayward

November 27, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Corvallis First Presbyterian Church, Allison Room, 114 SW 8th St.
Corvallis, OR 97333 United States

You've heard you need a website for that agent to take you seriously, but how the heck do you get one? From hosting, to domains, to SEO, it can all be overwhelming. This presentation will teach you everything you need to know to get a simple website set up in less than 2 hours. You'll…

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January 2018

Corvallis: What is (Your) Publishing Success? with Valerie Ihsan

January 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Corvallis First Presbyterian Church, Allison Room, 114 SW 8th St.
Corvallis, OR 97333 United States

What does it mean to "make it" as an author? What about your publishing goals? What should you be aiming for? Author Valerie Ihsan will lead a discussion on the different kinds of success in the (self) publishing realm and what things a writer needs to consider when setting up their own publishing business. Valerie…

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