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Salem: Making Back Cover Copy Sing with Diana Pharaoh Francis

Making Back Cover Copy Sing Readers tend to judge books on four things: who wrote it (and if they don’t know you, you’re down to three), word of mouth (and if you’re breaking in, you’re down to two), Book cover, and the description on the back cover. Sometimes they will pop open the book and…

Member News: PDX Writers Winter Workshops

We’ve planned some workshops that will spark excitement and give you fresh eyes as you return to your previous project. Our Elements of Fiction and Critique workshops will give you new insights and inspiration. The Historical Fiction workshop offers prompts, structural support, and facilitator critique. Still stuck on structure? Hammer & Nails is a one-on-one…

YWW Portland: Alternate Worlds: With David D. Levine

Alternate Worlds: With David D. Levine New date: January 8, 2019, New location: First Congregational United Church of Christ, 1126 SW Park Ave Portland Many science fiction and fantasy stories take place in alternate worlds — worlds like our own but with some aspect of history, physics, or evolution changed. In this workshop we’ll talk…

Portland: Write and Publish Fierce in 2019 with Sage Cohen

Write and Publish Fierce in 2019 with Sage Cohen

Write + Publish Fierce in 2019 with Sage Cohen This meeting is at our new location: The First Congregational United Church of Christ in downtown Portland (1126 SW Park Ave, Portland, OR 97205). Want to make 2019 your most productive writing year yet? Want to become more authentic and authoritative in your work? Author Sage…

Member News: Story of an Unlikely Writer

Philip Kenney’s short essay, “The Story of an Unlikely Writer,” was recently published in the Author Magazine of The Pacific Northwest Writer’s Association. Philip didn’t begin writing until the age of 45. This piece tells the remarkable story of that beginning following a bout with depression and a trial run with Prozac. Read about how…

Newport: “Nothing Dull: Writing a Play” with Merridawn Duckler

“Nothing Dull: Writing a Play”   This meeting is two weeks earlier than usual, due to scheduling conflicts. “Drama,” said Alfred Hitchcock, “is life with the dull bits cut out.” In “Nothing Dull: Writing a Play,” playwright Merridawn Duckler will discuss the fundamentals of writing a stage play and the ways these skills are relevant…

YWW Portland: December Fun – Sharing and Critique

December Fun – Sharing and Critique In December we take a little more time for each other. This year we’ll also learn the basics of how to form and run a critique group. Critique groups happen when a few writerly friends get together to share their work and comment on each other’s stories in constructive…

Member News: THE FIRST LADY OF MODERN ART

RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA. December, 2018 Regal House Publishing is pleased to announce the March 15, 2019 release of La Luministe: Berthe Morisot, Painter of Light, about the artist who survived the siege of Paris—and the love of Édouard Manet—to become the sole female founder of the Impressionist movement. If Frida Kahlo was “a ribbon around…

Corvallis: Writing a Play with Merridawn Duckler and Cristina White

Nothing dull: writing a play

Nothing Dull: Writing a Play 11/26/2018 “Drama” said Alfred Hitchcock, “is life with the dull bits cut out.” In NOTHING DULL: Writing A Play, playwrights Merridawn Duckler and Cristina White will talk about the fundamentals of writing a stage play and the ways they are relevant to other forms of writing. Whether you write fiction,…