Tag Archive for Independent Publishing

So You Think You Might Want To Self-Publish?

On Thursday, November 3, 2016, at Tsunami Books in Eugene, Willamette Writers hosts Jennifer Chambers and Patricia Ann Edwards, who will present “So You Think You Might Want To Self-Publish?” Join us! “So You Think You Might Want To Self-Publish?” Hints and Tips from Jennifer Chambers & Pat Edwards of Groundwaters Publishing You’ve always loved to write……

Vote for the Ursa Major Awards by 15 April!

Willamette Writers member Mary Lowd has 4–count ’em–4 works nominated for this year’s Ursa Major Awards! In a Dog’s World, is a coming-of-age/romance story about a young cat, graduating from high school and heading off to a mostly-dog college.  A free e-book of it can be downloaded from Smashwords with the coupon code: CJ98M Her…

Accepting Reader Entries for the Mid-Valley Authors Celebration in June

Mid-Valley Author Celebration and Reading Join us as we celebrate our members’ publishing successes for the year! This is our chance to mingle, enjoy some light refreshments, and hear from eight members, who will read from their recently published works. Event: Thursday, 4 June, 2014, from 7-9:00 pm at Tsunami Books Suggested donation: One book…

22 Sept: Book Release & Reading with Anthony St. Clair

Celebrate former Mid-Valley WW co-chair Anthony St. Clair’s book release for Forever the Road. Travel. Destiny. Beer. In the third Rucksack Universe book, three wanderers in India battle their hearts and their destinies as an awakened evil prepares to destroy all life. Travel. Destiny. Beer. Join local author Anthony St. Clair in the back room…

17 Sept: Sophia Bennett at Wordcrafters & Wine on Wednesdays

WWW: Wordcrafters & Wine on Wednesdays 3rd Wednesday of every month 7-9 at Territorial Vineyards Tasting Room, 907 W 3rd Ave, Eugene Join us the 3rd Wednesday of the month for stimulating conversation and wine! Each month will feature a different professional writer, agent, or editor to talk about the business and craft of writing.…

“Smell the Blue Sky” Named a BRAG Medallion Honoree

Member and Mid-Valley Co-Chairperson Valerie Willman’s book Smell the Blue Sky has just been named a BRAG Medallion Honoree for Best Self-Published Books. You can buy the book at Tsunami Books, or anywhere online. Learn more about Valerie here and here. Find out more about BRAG Medallion at www.bragmedallion.com.

26 July: Arrow Cloud Press at the Northwest Book Festival

Join Eugene publishing company Arrowcloud Press at the 6th Annual Northwest Book Festival in Portland, Oregon, on Saturday, July 26th, at Pioneer Courthouse Square in downtown Portland, from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Arrowcloud Press managing editor and poet, C. Steven Blue, will be selling books, as well as doing a music and drumming performance of his…

2014-2015 Meeting Schedule & Speaker Series

All Eugene meetings are on the first Thursday of the month (except January 2015, which meets the 2nd Thursday) 2014 4 September 2014 activity: What We Learned at the WWC14 talk: Nina Kiriki Hoffman 2 October 2014 activity: Plotting Questions to Ask Yourself while Planning Your Current Book talk: Jimmy Edgeworth 6 November 2014 activity: Learn…

First Annual Author Celebration & Reading a Great Success!

We had so much fun hearing from our members’ books at the first annual Mid-Valley Author Celebration and Reading last Thursday, 5 June! We heard so many great stories by our readers and encourage you to check them out! Many thanks to our readers for sharing their stories with us and for their generosity in…