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Portland: Write Your Way to Meaning with Armin Tolentino

Willamette Writers HQ 1336 NW Flanders, Portland, OR

Willamette Writers Portland Presents Writing Your Way to Meaning with Armin Tolentino Come and join us at our first in-person meeting at our new headquarters downtown: 1336 NW Flanders, Portland (Masks required). On Tuesday, October 4th at 7:00 PM, Clark County Poet Laureate Armin Tolentino will be speaking to us on Writing Your Way to…

Beaverton: Horror Author Meet & Greet

Jan's Books 12320 SW First St., Beaverton, Oregon

Are you feeling the need for a fresh grimoire for this season of scares? Perhaps you're on the hunt for an autographed tome of horrors? Then come and join us at Jan's in Beaverton this October for a SPOOKY book sighting and signing Celebrate the season of scary with your own pile of books that…

Salem: First Lines Critique Group

Salem Public Library 585 Liberty St SE, Salem, OR

Willamette Writers Salem - First Line Critique Group On October 8, from 11-1, the Salem chapter will meet in the Plaza room of the Salem Public Library, 585 Liberty St SE, Salem, OR. This will be a 'first lines' critique group. Please bring the first few lines of a project you are working on to…

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…

Online: Screenwriters Happy Hour

Join us for Screenwriters Happy Hour and Pitch Your Work! At the 2022 Willamette Writers Conference, the FilmLab scripts were read aloud by very talented SAG actors, and the reaction was overwhelmingly positive. For a screenwriter, there’s nothing like hearing your work read by professional actors, so we’ve decided to give more writers that opportunity.…

Online: Publishing for Underrepresented Authors with Ooligan Press

How to: Publishing is a casual class hosted by Ooligan Press teaching underrepresented authors about publishing so that they can begin their writing careers on the right foot! The publishing industry has a long history of problems with author diversity and this class is Ooligan Press' way of showing that we stand to create equity…

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…