Tag Archive for advice for writers

C.B. Bernard, Finding My Story, Losing My Voice, Corvallis

The remarkable story that became Chasing Alaska: A Portrait of the Last Frontier Then and Now (Lyons Press) all but fell into Bernard’s lap. Telling that story followed a 14-year journey through four cross-country moves, two failed novels, more than a hundred rejections, and a less-than-strategic rethinking of Bernard’s entire life. Learn from — and…

Why You Need an Agent – Portland

Literary agent Chip MacGregor and his client, author Leslie Gould, will talk about the client / agent relationship. They will also answer member questions informally starting at 6 pm, with their presentation at 7 pm.

Get The Most Out of Your Book Event

Authors sometimes don’t do all they can do to get the most out of their book events. A small turnout can feel discouraging, but in fact, small readings are a great opportunity to connect personally to convert readers into loyal fans. Mary Bisbee-Beek offers her wisdom and knowledge for our members to help get the…