Tag Archive for eugene writing

Vote for the Ursa Major Awards by 15 April!

Willamette Writers member Mary Lowd has 4–count ’em–4 works nominated for this year’s Ursa Major Awards! In a Dog’s World, is a coming-of-age/romance story about a young cat, graduating from high school and heading off to a mostly-dog college.  A free e-book of it can be downloaded from Smashwords with the coupon code: CJ98M Her…

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…

Lunch-with-an-Author at The Book Nest

The Book Nest presents Lunch with an Author most weeks on Thursday or Friday Mark your calendar for these lunches and go here for more information about upcoming author lunches. RSVP (not required but helpful) at AmandaBird@airpost.net. Join us for lunch at noon with these local authors: , Feb. 19: Johnny Sundstrom, author of Dawn’s Early Light…

Have a great story about a bad date? Share it for Valentine’s Day

Planned Parenthood is organizing a popular Eugene valentine’s benefit that helps keep Oregon the leading state for reproductive freedom. It’s called “It’s Not Me, It’s You: Stories from the Dark Side of Dating,” and it will be held from 7-9pm Friday, February 6th at Cozmic Pizza. Every year, we invite local personalities (writers, comedians, activists,…

January 2015 – book-lover and writerly events at Eugene Public Library

All events FREE. More information: 541-682-5450 or www.eugene-or.gov/library   Windfall Reading: Armin Tolentino and Mary Rechner Tuesday, January 20, 5:30 p.m., Downtown Eugene Public Library, 10th & Olive This month’s Windfall Reading features poet Armin Tolentino and short story writer and essayist Mary Rechner.   Armin Tolentino is a widely-published poet who was honored with…

19 Nov: Bruce Holland Rogers at Wordcrafters Wine on Wednesdays

7-9 at Territorial Vineyards Tasting Room, 907 W 3rd Ave, Eugene Join us the 3rd Wednesday of the month for stimulating conversation and wine! Each month will feature a different professional writer, agent, or editor to talk about the business and craft of writing. Get yourself a glass of vino and pull up a seat!…

Sat, 17 Oct: NaNo Mini Plotting Workshop–CHANGE OF VENUE

NaNo Mini Plotting Workshop Saturday, 18 october 1:00-3:00 pm Cost: $20 members/$25 non-members (save $5 if you buy something from the cafe) CHANGE OF VENUE: Washburne Cafe, 326 Main St., Springfield Write a novel in a month? No problem when you plot it out! This fast-paced 2-hour plotting mashup gives you more than a mere…

2014 EIFF SCREENWRITERS/FILMMAKERS RETREAT in EUGENE

2014 EIFF SCREENWRITERS/FILMMAKERS RETREAT A Unique, Intensive Course in Writing and Marketing Your Screenplays and TV Projects Presented by Hollywood Professionals Writer/Producer TOM SAWYER, Literary Agent KEN SHERMAN,  & Movie/Video Distributor MIKE KATCHMAN  9 Hours over 3 Days – plus Homework Assignments SESSION #1 – Friday Evening – Nov 7, 6 – 9 PM SESSION #2 – Saturday Morning…