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Our News provides useful information about Willamette Writers, upcoming events in the writing and publishing world, and Pacific Northwest updates for writers.

Scriptwriting in the Timberline Review

For the past two years, Willamette Writers has had the privilege of working with Grant Rosenberg as our script editor for the Timberline Review. Grant is a novelist, screenwriter, and producer with a range of experience in film and television. During his time with Willamette Writers, Rosenberg has reviewed scripts and plays that were submitted…

Writing Advice from Willamette Writers

By Rebekah Postupak In June, the Vancouver Willamette Writers chapter met online to share favorite writing books, conference tips, and goals for the summer. We’ve compiled those terrific ideas to share with the rest of Willamette Writers. Some of these books and ideas are likely very familiar to you, but we hope you find a…

Willamette Writers Annual Membership Meeting

We welcome members to join us at our Annual Membership Meeting on Thursday, June 30, 2022, from 6:30pm – 7:30pm Pacific Time. Members will be sent a link in their email to participate in this meeting (via Zoom, as authorized by the Board of Directors). Members will be invited to vote on the slate of…

Author Cohorts

Author Cohort 2022

Join your author cohort this fall! Author cohorts meet online for weekly write-ins, check-ins, and workshops during the month of November. After the cohort, you will be connected with an accountability group to help you continue along your author journey.   Reserve your spot now – $99 for Willamette Writers members, and $129 for guests.…

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We are proud to announce the speakers at the 52nd Annual Willamette Writers Conference on July 29 – August 1, 2021!

Writing Advice from Zoraida Córdova

by Mari Hotchkiss An unusual career path. As a young child in Ecuador, Zoraida Córdova grew up listening to her grandmother’s stories that were filled with magic and wonder. At six years old, she immigrated to the United States with her mom and grandma, causing her to abandon her love of stories. “I stopped reading.…

Willamette Writers Conference

Literary Agents at the 2020 Willamette Writers Conference Register now for our 2020 Conference, and meet these agents, along with other top notch industry professionals. You can register for a pitch or critique, and share your work with these pros. They are excited to hear from you. At the conference, you can join them in…