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Our Email Newsletter, WW Dispatch, includes news about our members’ writing and events. The Dispatch mailing list reaches over 4,000 subscribers and comes out 3-5 times a month.

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Members News: New Release – 1 Last Betrayal

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Award-winning author Valerie J. Brooks’ new thriller, 1 Last Betrayal, number three in her Angeline Porter Trilogy, has just hit the bookstores and garnered rave reviews. Heather Gudenkauf, NYTimes bestselling author of The Weight of Silence and The Overnight Guest, writes, “The explosive third installment in the Angeline Porter Series brings the heat, intrigue, and…

Member News: New Release — Flyboy and the Light-Speed Rangers

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Wayne Edward Hanson’s new novel, Flyboy and the Light-Speed Rangers, has just released. Ambrose Biggle — weeding his artichokes one afternoon — was hit by lightning. He floundered in what appeared to be warm snow, struggling to put white thoughts together as strange ideas leaked in. One of those ideas became the Biggle Drive –…

Member News: New Release — Frigg’s Journey to Anasgar

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Vancouver author Deb Cushman is excited to announce the release of her debut children’s middle-grade novel Frigg’s Journey to Anasgar available September 8, 2022. Frigg’s Journey to Anasgar is the first book of an exciting new middle-grade fantasy series, Chronicles of Nadavir, that will follow a group of magical friends on journeys of adventure and…

Member News: Award Winner — H. W. “Buzz” Bernard

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H. W. “Buzz” Bernard was awarded a Gold Medal by the Military Writers Society of America (MWSA) for his novel When Heroes Flew: The Shangri-La Raiders. The award was presented August 27 at the MWSA’s annual conference held this year in New Orleans, Louisiana. The novel is set against the legendary Jimmy Doolittle bombing raid…

Member News: New Release — Seal Rock Sound

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Sue Fagalde Lick, co-founder of Willamette Writers’ coast chapter, has published Seal Rock Sound, the sequel to her novel Up Beaver Creek. PD is back! Both novels take place on the central coast between Newport and Waldport. PD Soares survived the death of her husband, relocation to Oregon, and the disasters that occurred shortly after…

Member News: New Release — Darts and Flowers

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Dean Backus’ novel Darts and Flowers is a new release from Torchflame Books. When Zack Standish heads to his first day of junior year at Watson Academy, he’s stunned that his childhood best friend Josh has returned to Seattle. He’s even more shocked when Josh reveals he’s gay, and has his eyes set on Brian,…

Member News: New Release — Hawkeye Ridge

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Author G. D. Covert extends a huge thanks to Kathy Saviers and the Willamette Writers. A recent revision of Covert’s novel Hawkeye Ridge is now available. Kathy’s encouragement and guidance helped move Hawkeye Ridge and the upcoming series to a more professional look. Other books in the series follow soon. U.S. Navy SEAL Lt. Commander…

Member News: New Release — Writer’s Guide to Medicine Vol. 2

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The second volume of the Writer’s Guide to Medicine series, Illness & Injury, by Natalie Dale, MD, is here! Published by Ranunculus Press, the anticipated second volume launched on July 31, 2022. Volume 2: Illness & Injury is packed with straightforward, practical, and sometimes hilarious advice that will transform your writing about medicine from a…

Member News: New Release — Dark Secrets

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When light shines on something, it casts a shadow. This novel is about the shadow cast on a family and a country when light shines on its past. Lena Larsson, a young American student and aspiring writer, at the Sorbonne in Paris, was raised by her domineering Swedish Grandmother, Helga, and her stoic seamstress mother,…