Tag Archive for fiction

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…

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…

Buzz Bernard’s Eyewall Amazon Flagship Deal 7/25

H. W. “Buzz” Bernard’s number-one Kindle best seller, EYEWALL, has been selected as Amazon’s “Flagship” Daily Deal for Saturday, July 25th. EYEWALL, called a “perfect summer read” by one reviewer, is a gripping tale of an Air Force Hurricane Hunter that crash lands on St. Simons Island, Georgia, in the face of an on-rushing Category…

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…

Thur, 16 Oct: Lunch with Author Susan Fletcher at Book Nest

Thursday, 16 October at Noon at Book Nest (located in Indulge Antiques, Springfield) Susan Fletcher is the author of eleven books for young readers including The Dragon Chronicles series and The Shadow Spinner. To research her novels, she has explored lava tubes and sea caves, ridden in a glider, and cut up baby chicks and mice…

22 Sept: Book Release & Reading with Anthony St. Clair

Celebrate former Mid-Valley WW co-chair Anthony St. Clair’s book release for Forever the Road. Travel. Destiny. Beer. In the third Rucksack Universe book, three wanderers in India battle their hearts and their destinies as an awakened evil prepares to destroy all life. Travel. Destiny. Beer. Join local author Anthony St. Clair in the back room…

Workshop: Ghost Story Weekend with Eric Witchey

Wordcrafters in Eugene presents Ghost Story Weekend October 24-26, 2014 Everybody loves a good ghost story! What better place to craft a spooky story than deep in the woods with fourteen other writers at a beautiful Cascades mountain resort? Learning the basics of short story structure, enjoy group speculation on what scares us, and let…

A Reading Set to Music by Janet Fisher Sat 21 June

Book Reading (set to music!) and Signing at Tsunami Books, Saturday, 21 June, 5:00-7:00 pm Janet Fisher’s A Place of Her Own: The Legacy of Oregon Pioneer Martha Poindexter Maupin. ‘ Areading set to music provided by Don Fisher on trumpet and Patty Wilgus on piano. In my book the Civil War played heavily in Martha’s life…