Tag Archive for Eugene

Rosanne Parry on Navigating the Retail Side of the Book Business

“How Do Books Get to the Bookstores: Navigating the retail side of the book business” Congratulations! You’ve finished writing your book, now to sell it. Rosanne Parry, author of three award winning novels, gives an in-depth look on how to penetrate the market of bookstore sales. Learn how your book gets from publisher to bookstore…

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…

May 6-8: 2016 CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium

2016 CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium 5th annual CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium “Crossing Borders: Women’s Stories of Immigration, Migration, and Transition,” May 6 – 8, 2016 The fifth annual CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium will be held Friday, May 6, 2016, through Sunday, May 8, 2016. American Book Award winner Reyna Grande is the keynote author.…

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…

On Creativity with Betty & The Boy (w/live music)

On Creativity and Inspiration – A Talk and Performance Betty Jaeger and Josh Harvey of Betty and the Boy Mid-Valley Willamette Writers Monthly Meeting We want to start the new year off by reconnecting with our creative selves, and what better way to do that than talking about the source of creativity!We welcome Betty and the Boy…

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,…

Sat, 30 May: OSLP Benefit–So Small: Miniature Art Show

Oregon Supported Living Program (OSLP) is presenting their 3rd annual “So Small” benefit in support of their Arts & Culture Program at the Lincoln Gallery on May 30th, from 6-8pm. EVERYONE IS INVITED!   Miniature artwork – small performances – tiny food and drinks. I will be performing one small poem in support of this…

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…