Tag Archive for ImgLandscape

New Book: Oregon’s African American Loggers

“But Not Jim Crow: Family Memories of African American Loggers in Maxville, Oregon,” by Pearl Alice Marsh, PhD, is an original work about African American loggers and their families, who between 1923 -1945 came to a railroad logging town in Oregon named Maxville to escape the harrowing reality of southern racism and for better wages.…

The Bob Sterry School of Burglary

A successful kickstart campaign helped the publication of my collection of essays, poetry and short stories, ‘The Bob Sterry School of Burglary’. It represents a selection of my work over the last fifteen or so years and I cannot understand why I had not done it before. The content ranges from somber to hilarity and…

Kate Ristau Releases Clockbreakers Two

Willamette Writers member Kate Ristau is proud to announce the release of the second book in her Clockbreakers series, “Morrigan’s Revenge.” Charlie’s dad is gone, and she’s on a magic adventure to get him back! But first – fifth grade. She rolls her wheelchair into her classroom and then straight into an Ancient Irish battle. But this is…

Corvallis: Coming Through The Crucible with Philip Kenney

Coming Through The Crucible This meeting will be held on the third Monday of the month, not fourth, because of Memorial Day. This event will be a conversation concerning the emotional challenges we writers face in our work. After establishing a common understanding of the insecurities and self-doubt inherent in a writer’s life, we will…

Vancouver: Let’s Do Dialogue! With Debbie Guyol

Let’s Do Dialogue! Dialog can further the plot, help the reader understand relationships between and among characters, provide entertainment, and express emotions, sometimes all at once. It’s also fun to write. In this presentation, we’ll play with dialog by looking at all the things it can do and then trying them out. Debbie will present…

Newport: “Edit to Sell” with Holly Lorincz

Willamette Writers Coast Chapter presents “Edit to Sell” with Holly Lorincz Almost done with your manuscript? Ready to take the next step and find your publisher? Then it’s time to make sure you’ve got a quality, acceptable product to share. That’s what successful editor and collaborative writer Holly Lorincz will cover in the May 19,…

Salem meeting with Jill Kelly, PhD

Jill Kelly

Salem meeting with Jill Kelly, PhD Join us for an interactive presentation on self-editing and rewriting that can make your work more accessible and enjoyable for readers. Bring 1-2 pages of your work to practice on (typed, triple-spaced is best). About Jill Kelly, PhD Jill Kelly, PhD, has been a freelance editor for 25 years.…

Free Publishing Seminars From Caroline Miller

Are you a writer who wants to become more skilled at using Search Engine Optimization (SEO)? A writer who wants to glide through the maze of self-publishing, while avoiding its pitfalls? Or, do you desire a heart-to-heart with an attorney who can cut through the gobbledygook of contract language? Then Caroline Miller’s third season of…

Member News: Congratulations WW Member Franklin Posner!

Congratulations to WW Member Franklin Posner

WW member Franklin Posner’s second novel, Suburban Vampire Ragnarok, received First in Category for the 2018 Chanticleer International Book Awards in the Paranormal/Supernatural fiction category, which was awarded on April 27th in Bellingham, Washington. The CIBAs are awarded to independent authors, whether published through small press publishers or self-published. Suburban Vampire Ragnarok was among a…