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Wordcrafters Presents New Memoir Classes with Melissa Hart!

Wordcrafters Presents New Memoir Classes with Melissa Hart! Ready to start writing your memoir? Memoirist Melissa Hart teaches participants how to choose a theme and/or era around which to shape your book. She’ll help you deepen your understanding of setting, characterization, dialogue, narrative arc, and theme. Using examples from published memoir, she’ll discuss chapter and overall book structure and…

Calling All Poets!

The Poets’ Corner at Art & The Vineyard and Authors & Artists fair was created by Quinton Hallett & Nancy Carol Moody, in an effort to help bring visibility to local poets of Lane County at these two annual fundraisers created by Bill Sullivan. After many years of hosting and coordinating these events, having brought…

Sun 17 April: Avenging the Owl Book Launch Party

Come celebrate the release of Melissa Hart’s debut middle-grade novel and the winners of the Northwest Nature Nerd essay contest. This is a family-friendly event with a fun and lively raptor slideshow and owl pellet dissection station. Local nature- and writing-related nonprofits will have informational tables. Light refreshments and general merriment provided. Sunday at 3…

100 Book Club Challenge with our own Danuta Pfeiffer & Kathleen Cremonesi

Bring Willamette Writers members Danuta Pfeiffer and Kathleen Cremonesi to your book club! The goal is 100 book clubs in one year. Two Oregon authors have launched this ambitious campaign to share their memoirs: Kathleen Cremonesi with Love in the Elephant Tent, How Running Away with the Circus Brought Me Home, and Danuta Pfeiffer with Chiseled,…

30 Jan Workshop: Building Your Story with John Reed

Building Your Story Saturday, Jan 30th, 1-3 pm Wordcrafters Workshop: 480 Charnelton, Eugene Price: $35 Instructor: John Reed Register at Wordcrafters This class covers all the basic aspects of story and applies to both short stories and novels. We’ll discuss spicing up your story with the “Three Cs”: The Clock, The Crucible, and The Contract. We’ll learn how to determine where the…

January 2016 — Writing and Book Events at Eugene Public Library

January 2016 – Writing and Book Events at Eugene Public Library   All events free. More information: 541-682-5450 or www.eugene-or.gov/library.   Celebrating Shakespeare’s First Folio Saturday, January 16, 3:00 p.m., Downtown Eugene Public Library, 10th & Olive. Free. Join Lara Bovilsky for an introduction to the exhibit “First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare”…

Oct. 2015  – Writing and Book Events at Eugene Public Library

All events FREE. More information: 541-682-5450 or www.eugene-or.gov/library   Windfall Reading Tuesday, October 20 15, 5:30 p.m., Downtown Eugene Public Library, 10th & Olive This month’s readers are poet Amy Miller and short story and songwriter Craig Wright.   Amy Miller has published poetry widely and won the Cultural Center of Cape Cod National Poetry…

June 2015  – Writing and Book Events at Eugene Public Library

June 2015  – Writing and Book Events at Eugene Public Library All events FREE. More information: 541-682-5450 or www.eugene-or.gov/library   Summer Reading for All Ages at Eugene Public Library Starting June 1, continuing all summer. Sign up and join in the fun at Eugene Public Library with this year’s Summer Reading theme, “Heroes!”  All summer,…

Accepting Reader Entries for the Mid-Valley Authors Celebration in June

Mid-Valley Author Celebration and Reading Join us as we celebrate our members’ publishing successes for the year! This is our chance to mingle, enjoy some light refreshments, and hear from eight members, who will read from their recently published works. Event: Thursday, 4 June, 2014, from 7-9:00 pm at Tsunami Books Suggested donation: One book…

2 Memoir Writing Workshops with Melissa Hart

How to Write and Sell a Memoir Tuesday, March 10, 6:00 p.m., Sheldon Branch of Eugene Public Library, 1566 Coburg Rd Tuesday, March 31, 6:00 p.m., Bethel Branch of Eugene Public Library, 1990 Echo Hollow Rd. Have a life story just begging to be told? At this workshop, instructor Melissa Hart will guide participants in identifying…