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Online: Carolyne Wright on Travel: Prose & Poetry

Carolyne Wright – Questions of Travel: Notebook Entries in Prose and Poetry. How do you turn actual travel and travel in your mind into poetry? Seattle poet Carolyne Wright will answer that question Nov. 22 in an online workshop for the Coast and Corvallis Writers on the River chapters of Willamette Writers. Wright calls her…

Online: Be a Storyteller with Charlie Jane Anders

How to be a Storyteller with Charlie Jane Anders When you hear the word “storyteller,” you probably imagine a man with a luxurious white beard, or a woman with elaborate robes and some kind of talking stick. Either way, they sit around a campfire and weave a spell with their words. But we all have…

Online: Short writing with Anthony St. Clair

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The Long Power of Short Writing with Anthony St. Clair Eugene & Southern Oregon Chapter Meeting Articles. Short stories. Essays. Short forms of writing add long power to your completed works, and they can be used throughout your writing career in exciting ways. Short fiction and non-fiction are also powerful ways to strengthen your writing…

Online: Contracts and Copyrights with David Paul Williams

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CONTRACTS, COPYRIGHTS AND TAXES, OH MY! – What writers need to know about business You pitched the book proposal–now the agent or publisher wants the manuscript. But what’s all this about contracts, copyright, invoices, and quarterlies? If it’s on the Internet, I can use it, right? Am I a business or a hobby? Should I…

YWW Online: Telling the Truth by Lying: Fictionalizing Your Past

YWW Online: Telling the Truth by Lying: Fictionalizing Your Past Applying the “What If?” question to our lives can be a trove of inspiration for fiction! Using the truth to inspire a novel is a long-standing practice, whether by utilizing real-life events to inspire themes or plots or by using actual experiences as smaller anecdotes…

YWW Portland Online: Blending History and Fantasy

Blending History and Fantasy: Researching and incorporating historical details into your fantasy world Join the Young Willamette Writers on May 1 as we hear from author Lani Forbes, author of the Age of the Seventh Sun fantasy series. Lani used her knowledge of ancient Mesoamerican cultures in crafting her novels, even traveling to a cave…

Vancouver Online: Catalyze Your Productivity in 2021 with Sage Cohen

Catalyze Your Productivity in 2021 with Sage Cohen! When you don’t know what matters most in your writing life, it’s hard to focus—and finish. In this live presentation with author Sage Cohen, you will identify your top priority writing project. Then, you’ll create a simple strategic plan for achieving it. Sage’s ten key productivity strategies…

Corvallis/Coastal Chapters Online: Submitting to Literary Journals

Submitting to Literary Journals with Maren Bradley Anderson and Rachel Barton WWotR-Corvallis and Coastal Chapters of Willamette Writers invite you to join them on Zoom on Monday, November 23 at 6:30 PM for this opportunity to find out more about submitting work to literary journals. Does submitting to a literary journal seem scary? It isn’t.…

Vancouver Online: Using Poetry to Heighten Your Prose

Using Poetry to Heighten Your Prose with Armin Tolentino Is this a muffin or a cupcake? Poetry and fiction are both subject to the same conundrum of taxonomy. But if you’re writing short stories or novels, are you considering what techniques and ingredients in the recipes of poetry can help make your work shine? Poet…