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2022 Willamette Writers Conference

2022 Willamette Writers Conference - August 5-7, 2022

Transform Your Writing Life  August 3-7, 2022 at the 56th annual Willamette Writers Conference! Join us to find your writing community, develop your craft and expand your career — both in-person and online this year. At the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Portland, Oregon and at your own computer screen, you’ll find workshops, keynotes, critiques and…

Willamette Writers Conference 2020!

Willamette Writers Conference

Willamette Writers Conference – All online this year! Share your story and launch your career at the 51st Annual Willamette Writers Conference, featuring keynote speakers Cheryl Strayed, Pete Souza, Mitchell S. Jackson, Zoraida Córdova, Rosanne Parry, and more! Pitch agents. Sit down with producers. Sharpen your manuscript with industry pros. You can do this all…

Willamette Writers Conference

Literary Agents at the 2020 Willamette Writers Conference Register now for our 2020 Conference, and meet these agents, along with other top notch industry professionals. You can register for a pitch or critique, and share your work with these pros. They are excited to hear from you. At the conference, you can join them in…

HOW TO WIN THE SUBMISSION WAITING GAME

We’re excited that Erick Mertz is a member of the faculty at the upcoming Willamette Writers Conference. Erick is a Portland-based ghostwriter and fiction/memoir manuscript consultant. Over the last five years as a full-time freelancer he has written manuscripts for a variety of clients. In a blog he posted this past December, he shares advice…

Open Mic Night at the Willamette Writers Conference

Open Mic night started at the Willamette Writers Conference in 2013, when I mentioned to the conference chair that I attended a really fun Open Mic Night at another writing conference. This launched us into a talk about how we could make one for Willamette Writers and how we could make it even better than…

FiLMLaB 2016 At The WWC!

It’s nearly that time of year; half-way through summer when the seeds you sowed last spring are starting to bear fruit. Tomatoes are blushing, cucumbers are ready for pickling and green beans are weighing down the trellis. Or maybe you were sowing a different kind of seed? The kind that needs a fertile mind in…

FiLMLaB 2016 Celebrity Judges

Since FiLMLaB began in 2012, we have always invited a handful of Hollywood experts to weigh in on the final few scripts in a round that has become known as Celebrity Judging. Not only does it get the work of aspiring screenwriters in front of a manager/agent/producer; when these same industry professionals attend our August…

2016 FiLMLaB Semifinalists

Another round of reading and script evaluation has been completed! A new set of judges have weighed in to determine which scripts will advance to the next round. Without further ado, we are happy to announce the 2016 FiLMLaB Semifinalists: DARLIN COMMIT ME, by Douglas Boom FRAME OF MIND, by Shaun Radecki OBJECT OF AFFECTION,…

Be Seen, Be Heard, Be a Friend

This year’s conference gives attendees new ways to network and show off their work. By now, hopefully, you’re signed up for the 2015 Willamette Writers Conference, Aug 7-9 at the Doubletree by Hilton in Portland. And you probably know about all the exciting new events we have planned, to go along with the rich variety…