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Portland: What Is a Story For? With Susan DeFreitas

What Is a Story For? With Susan DeFreitas Work, laundry, small children whose dinners we’re supposed to prepare–surely all of them deserve our attention more than the latest novel to have followed us home from Powell’s. But as any reader knows, once you’ve been sucked into a story, you’re along for the ride. Why? Author,…

Newport: Taking Flight: The Creative Process with Jan Boal

Taking Flight: The Creative Process Jan Boal, author of Safari for the Soul, will discuss ways to overcome the obstacles that block creativity at the March 17 meeting of Willamette Writers’ Coast Chapter. The free workshop takes place at 2 p.m. at the Newport Public Library. “Taking flight symbolizes risk, joy, freedom, the creative leap,”…

Member News: Valerie J. Brooks Reading at Annie Bloom’s

“Valerie J. Brooks will be celebrating her Portland launch of her femmes-noir REVENGE IN 3 PARTS with a reading and book signing on Thursday, April 25 from 7-8 at Annie Bloom’s Bookstore, 7834 SW Capitol Hwy, Portland, Oregon. “REVENGE IN 3 PARTS is a swift, seductive, menacing tale of extortion and murder. Like the great…

Corvallis: Alternative Writing Tools with Maren Bradley Anderson

Alternative Writing Tools with Maren Bradley Anderson RESCHEDULED to March 11 due to snow Writing is a physical activity that can present challenges to people with different abilities ranging from those who develop Repetitive Strain Injuries (RSI), to those who have visual differences, to those who cannot sit still for long periods (backs and ADHD).…

Mid-Valley Chapter: How to Write a Short Story with Nina Kiriki Hoffman

How to Write a Short Story with Nina Kiriki Hoffman COOK UP SOME SHORT STORY IDEAS! Using random ingredients supplied by the lecturer and brainstorming supplied by everybody, let’s generate ideas, characters, settings, and plots for several stories. Then let’s do some writing and share what we come up with. About Nina Kiriki Hoffman    …

YWW Portland: Our Early Spring Break

LOCATION CHANGE FOR MARCH MEETING The Young Willamette Writers will be meeting at a different location on March 5th. We will gather at the Portland Center Stage (128 NW 11th Ave, Portland, OR 97209) where the adult meeting will be held. You are welcome to arrive at 6:30 pm if your parents are attending the…

Member News: Don’t Read This Book

DON’T READ THIS BOOK. It’s a book you should read … about a book you shouldn’t read. Vampires, werewolves, golems, necromancers, and a high speed chase through the UK and France to the catacombs under Paris, all center around a writer trying to keep her manuscript out of the wrong hands. Magdalena Wallace is the…