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Member News: New Release — The Blossom of the Thar

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Oscar Z. Hutson’s new novel, The Blossom of the Thar, released June 6th. Rahoul Sharma wants to improve life in Thar desert in his native State of Rajasthan, India. His friend, Sohrabi Mirza, a Muslim girl of great beauty, shares his ideals. Using his engineering skills to implement solar power on a large scale, Rahoul…

Member News: Concise and Constructive Script Critique

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For a limited time, Grant Rosenberg is offering detailed, concise script notes to help you polish your drama pilot or screenplay before you submit it to an agent, a producer, or a script competition. You’ll receive constructive comments on formatting, story, characters, pacing and dialogue. Also, a 30 minute zoom consultation to discuss the notes.…

Member News: New Release — The Director

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Longtime Willamette Writer’s Guild member, Paul R. Letersky, has a new book coming out. The Director: My Years Assisting J. Edgar Hoover was published by Scribner/Simon and Schuster with a release date of July 13, 2021. Paul worked for two years as an assistant to Hoover, and then spent 5 years working as a Special…

Member News: New Release — Fester, by Crawford Smith

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Welcome to Fester, Pennsylvania. Population: weird. Chief Constable Billy Snyder keeps the town in line, enforcing the law with an iron fist while he runs his own lucrative scams on the side. He serves as guard dog for the elite Top Hats, descendants of Fester’s original settlers, who for centuries have been keeping a dark…

Member News: Author Talk with Nancy Lane

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Nancy Lane, author of Pretty Chrysanthemum and Other Stories, will present her story collection via Zoom at the Jackson County Library. Join Nancy on Sunday, June 27, from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Pacific Time, to learn how these stories, which remind readers how family is at the core of human experience, connect to the…

Member News: New Release — The Point of Vanishing

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Maryka Biaggio’s third novel, The Point of Vanishing, was published by Milford House Press May 2021. When historical novelist Maryka Biaggio stumbled across the story of child prodigy writer Barbara Follett in 2011, she decided she had to write a novel about her — an account that would make sense of her enigmatic life. But…

Member News: Believe wins 2021 Eric Hoffer Book Award

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Corvallis author Julie Mathison has won the 2021 Eric Hoffer Award for Best Middle Reader and First Horizon Award with Believe, published under her author imprint, Starr Creek Press. The Hoffer Award is one of the largest international awards recognizing salient writing and the spirit of small, independent and academic presses. Set in 1980, Believe…

Member News: New Release – The Choice of Men

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The Choice of Men, a novel by WW member Samantha Waltz that explores the struggles of a gay Mormon man, is now available. Heber Averil has his first sexual experience on his mission to pre-World War II France —with a man! His demanding conscience compels him to follow the mandates of the church and deny…

Member News: New Release — Bad Mommy, Bad Writer

On June 8, Kim Cooper Findling releases her memoir about raising a writing career alongside the kids. Bend, Oregon – The pandemic made working from home while caring for small children all too real for many parents. Growing a career alongside the kids is at once impossibly difficult, positively hilarious, and just rewarding enough to…