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Online: Learn to Make Graphics with Canva

Join your Southern Oregon Chapter Online Have you ever wanted to make graphics for your newsletter or social media? Wondered about an easy way to create posters or flyers? Join Willamette Writers Southern Chapter online to learn about making graphics using Canva.com. Log-in to Canva beforehand to make a FREE account, and you can follow…

Hybrid Hillsboro: Writing Chapter One

Willamette Writers Hillsboro: Writing Chapter One with D. Wallace Peach There are a number of perfectly legitimate types of first chapters. Diana will discuss four common ones: The Prolog - An episode that pertains to your story but is in some way outside your main narrative. The Hero-Action Beginning - The hero is onstage, doing…

Hybrid Eugene: Critique Groups with J.C. Geiger

Wordcrafters 438 Charnelton, Suite 101 Eugene 438 Charnelton, Suite 101, Eugene

Willamette Writers Eugene Presents Critique Groups, Reimagined with J.C. Geiger Online and In-person A critique group can be the emotional and professional cornerstone of a writer's life. But how do you get it right? Does academia have it figured out – or is there a secret key to unlock the magic tonic that makes the…

Hybrid Vancouver: Storytelling with Leslie Slape

Cascade Park Library 600 NE 136th Ave, Vancouver, WA

VWW presents Playwright Leslie Slape on Storytelling We hope you’ll join the Vancouver Chapter of Willamette Writers Monday, October 17, 2022 (doors open at 6:00PM, meeting starts at 6:15PM) as we welcome award-winning journalist, storyteller, and emerging playwright, Leslie Slape.  This will be a hybrid meeting so you can join us in person, or on…

YWW Hybrid: Comics with James Art Ville

Grants Pass Library

YWW presents James Art Ville How to Tell a Story with Sequential Art: Comics  Before the written language, humans crafted a system of record-keeping and storytelling using nothing but illustrations. While the written word has since become the dominant method of non-verbal communication, the integration of both methodologies has the profound and unique ability to…

Newport: First Drafts with Sue Fagalde Lick

Newport Public Library 35 NW Nye St, Newport, OR

From Messy First Draft to Masterpiece with South Beach author Sue Fagalde Lick You’ve turned out a bunch of pages in a burst of inspiration or the marathon of Nanowrimo. Congratulations. You’re off to a good  start. But is it ready to publish? Not even close. What you have is a raw lump of clay…

Corvallis: NaNoWriMo Prep with Maren Anderson

Corvallis Community Center

Willamette Writers on the River Presents: Outlines and Structure for NaNoWriMo with Maren Anderson NaNoWriMo is a month of organized wildness when writers try to write 50K in 30 days. Maren Anderson has “won” NaNo many times, and has designed and come by a variety of tools to help you succeed. She presents one of…

Portland: Small Press with Ben Gorman

Willamette Writers Portland Presents Entering the World of Small Press with Ben Gorman Join us Tuesday, November 1st at 7:00 pm at our new location. 1336 NW Flanders St. Portland (Not online). Benjamin Gorman shares his experience starting a small press. He'll talk about developments in this fast-changing industry and share tips for authors considering…

Online Southern Oregon: The State of Publishing with Mark Teppo

Join us online for a look at the state of the publishing industry in 2022. Mark Teppo, publisher of Underland Press, will chat about the differences between traditional, hybrid, and fully-independent publishing. How have the models changed? How is the industry changing? Once you've finished your book, how do you decide which is the best…

Hybrid Eugene: Personal Essays with Melissa Hart

Wordcrafters 438 Charnelton, Suite 101 Eugene 438 Charnelton, Suite 101, Eugene

Willamette Writers Eugene presents: Share Your Story to write personal essays to build your audience and earn a paycheck In this lively and supportive presentation, Eugene-based journalist and author Melissa Hart teaches you to identify the story-worthy elements of your life and craft them into marketable pieces for print and online publication. Join us on…