Tag Archive for memoir

Wordcrafters Presents New Memoir Classes with Melissa Hart!

Wordcrafters Presents New Memoir Classes with Melissa Hart! Ready to start writing your memoir? Memoirist Melissa Hart teaches participants how to choose a theme and/or era around which to shape your book. She’ll help you deepen your understanding of setting, characterization, dialogue, narrative arc, and theme. Using examples from published memoir, she’ll discuss chapter and overall book structure and…

May 6-8: 2016 CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium

2016 CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium 5th annual CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium “Crossing Borders: Women’s Stories of Immigration, Migration, and Transition,” May 6 – 8, 2016 The fifth annual CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium will be held Friday, May 6, 2016, through Sunday, May 8, 2016. American Book Award winner Reyna Grande is the keynote author.…

100 Book Club Challenge with our own Danuta Pfeiffer & Kathleen Cremonesi

Bring Willamette Writers members Danuta Pfeiffer and Kathleen Cremonesi to your book club! The goal is 100 book clubs in one year. Two Oregon authors have launched this ambitious campaign to share their memoirs: Kathleen Cremonesi with Love in the Elephant Tent, How Running Away with the Circus Brought Me Home, and Danuta Pfeiffer with Chiseled,…

2 Memoir Writing Workshops with Melissa Hart

How to Write and Sell a Memoir Tuesday, March 10, 6:00 p.m., Sheldon Branch of Eugene Public Library, 1566 Coburg Rd Tuesday, March 31, 6:00 p.m., Bethel Branch of Eugene Public Library, 1990 Echo Hollow Rd. Have a life story just begging to be told? At this workshop, instructor Melissa Hart will guide participants in identifying…

Sun 16 Nov: Free Memoir Workshop with Melissa Hart

Melissa Hart, UO Journalism teacher and author of the new memoir, Wild Within: How Rescuing Owls Inspired a Family (Lyons, 2914) will present a workshop on how to write and sell short- and book-length memoir at Barnes and Noble in Eugene, this Sunday from 3-5 PM. This is the entertaining and inspiring workshop that Hart…

Thurs. 21 August: Lunch with Author Melissa Hart at Book Nest

Melissa Hart

Summer vacation is drawing to a close, and so is Book Nest’s summer series of author lunches. But we are going out on a high note with: Melissa Hart, author of Wild Within: How Rescuing Owls Inspired a Family Thursday, 21 August at Noon at Book Nest (located inside Indulge! Antiques) Hart’s future husband, Jonathan,…

Sat, 21 June: Summer Solstice Reading & Book Signing

Local Authors Donating to St.Vincent de Paul’s Join our chapter co-chair Valerie Willman along with six local Oregon authors for a reading and book signing!! Book Signing Presented by St. Vincent de Paul Saturday, June 21st 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. St. Vincent de Paul at River Road/Division Street Location Meet and support local Oregon…

MemoirFest at UO May 12

Brought to you by The Northwest Women Writers Symposium at the Center for the Study of Women in Society Ready for a day of all things memoir? From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 12, 2012, come to MemoirFest. This all-day event takes place at the Gerlinger Hall Alumni Lounge, 1468 University St.,…

Writing Spiritual Memoirs with Nan Phifer

Jan. 20-21 Portland Writing Workshop Nan Phifer, author of Memoirs of the Soul: A Writing Guide, will lead you in identifying the experiences that compose your spiritual memoirs. She’ll demonstrate a process that evokes spontaneous rough drafts and supportive responses. From Nan’s presentation you’ll gain a personal table of contents, learn a writing process that…