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Vancouver: How to Make Self-publishing Work for You with Carolyn L. Dean

How to Make Self-publishing Work for You There are many paths up the mountain to becoming a successful author, just as there are many definitions of success. Carolyn will be addressing several facets of self-publishing, including feasibility and profitability, individual goals and how to achieve them, how to avoid common pitfalls and scams, and more.…

Eugene: Writing By the Numbers with Jessica Cagle-Faber

Writing By the Numbers This meeting is on WEDNESDAY and not on our regular Thursday meeting day. When a writer friend announced he was trying to rack up 100 rejections as quickly as possible, Jessica thought, ‘that sounds gruesome.’ But she realized it would help her overcome the fear of putting her writing into the…

YWW Portland: Fun With Folklore with Kate Ristau

Fun With Folklore Folklore is the stories, art, music, and traditions that we share with our friends and inherit from our families. As writers, it can help us to think about why stories last — what makes them resonate across time and space? Join me to talk about how you can use folklore to launch…

Corvallis: September Open Mic

September Open Mic   Reading your work or work-in-progress gives you the opportunity to hear and to be heard. Does the audience sigh? Do they gasp? Do they laugh outright? Does the page read smoothly for you? In other words, does your writing bring the audience into your experience successfully? Come read for applause and…

Salem: Fictional Perspectives with Eric Witchey

Fictional Perspectives with Eric Witchey Award-winning writer Eric Witchey will present a short discussion of the nature of point of view and how and why writers take such pains to manage it carefully. The discussion will include a group exercise reminiscent of the point of view experiments of Robert Coover. If participants would like to…

Member News: This Particular Happiness by Jackie Shannon Hollis

This Particular Happiness explores our most intimate conflicts and desires—about relationships, parenthood, and what makes life meaningful. Raised in rural Oregon in the 1960s, Jackie Shannon Hollis grew up playing “house” with baby dolls, riding horses, and tending to kittens and lambs on her family’s ranch. Other than her Aunt Lena, all of the women…