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Join Willamette Writers and The Timberline Review at Barnes & Noble

Join Willamette Writers and The Timberline Review at Barnes & Noble, Clackamas Town Center for our Holiday Book Fair to support Books for Kids on December 2nd. Two fabulous writing workshops and Timberline Review authors reading from the inaugural issue: – 6:00 – 6:45 Kate Ristau and Maren Anderson offer a free workshop on crafting…

“And the curtain rose…” Presented by Susan Kelly, Salem

“And the curtain rose…” Presented by Susan Kelly Please note that this is a 2-hour workshop. We will start with a couple of announcements and follow immediately with the program, so come a little early if you want some time to chitchat. Also, if you can, bring a printed, double-spaced copy of the opening scene…

Rebecca Storyweaver Cohen, Telling stories into writable form, Newport

Sunday, August 16, 2015, 2-4 p.m. McEntee Room, Newport Public Library Spend a couple of hours with Rebecca Storyweaver Cohen, children’s librarian and long-time traditional storyteller. Attendees will hear stories that come from the Central Oregon Coast, stories told for many years until the storyteller is satisfied that the tale has found its best form…

How To Avoid the Self-Published Look, Part 2

by Dick Lutz 7. Capitalize the title and subtitle. The first word, last word, and every noun, pronoun, verb, adjective, and adverb should be capitalized. Articles, prepositions shorter than five letters, and conjunctions use lowercase letters. Be aware that not all “small” words are to be lowercased. Some small words are verbs (for example, “Is,…

How To Avoid the Self-Published Look, Part 1

by Dick Lutz Appearance Is Everything There’s a lot less stigma of self-publishing than there used to be, but it still exists. Regardless of the stigma, there’s no reason why your book can’t look just as good as one published by, say, Random House. The steps to avoid the self-published look are simple but they…