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FiLMLaB Grand Prize Winner Announced!

Last week our four finalists consulted with screenwriting mentor and 2016 FiLMLaB Director, Randall Jahnson, before diving into an optional script rewrite; a chance to improve their original seven page script with notes from our Celebrity Judges. By Thursday night, all of the revised scripts were in and ready to review by our Producers Circle,…

“Failure, Fear, Inspiration, and Excellence” with Jennifer Lauck

On Saturday, May 7, 2016, at at the Central Point City Hall Council Chambers, Willamette Writers hosts writing instructor New York Times bestselling author, Jennifer Lauck who will present on “Failure, Fear, Inspiration, and Excellence”. The day will include a meeting in the morning and a workshop after lunch. Join us!

Jill Kelly Book Signing for Broken Boys

Jill Kelly

Jill Kelly will be selling books and reading from Broken Boys, talking about villains and detectives, and answering questions about the writing life. Tuesday May 10, 7 pm Where: First Cup Coffee, 41st and Woodstock, Portland About Broken Boys: Maggie Morehouse has a husband who ignores her and a grown son who doesn’t need her.…

Lauren Kessler Raises the Barre

November Meeting with award-winning author Lauren Kessler Willamette Writers Coast Branch is excited to host author Lauren Kessler, who will be presenting from 2:00-4:00 p.m. on January 17th at the Newport Public Library (McEntree Room). A Little About Lauren Kessler Lauren Kessler is an award-winning author, (semi) fearless immersion reporter and self-designated guinea pig journalist who combines lively…

Jennifer Margulis: Writing Success in the New Year

Southern Oregon Willamette Writers presents Jennifer Margulis: Writing Success in the New Year Saturday, January 9 Central Point City Hall Council Chambers, 140 S. Third Street, Central Point Morning Presentation: “A New Paradigm for the New Year: Bluff, Cheat, and Fail Your Way to Becoming a More Successful Writer” 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Free…

On Creativity with Betty & The Boy (w/live music)

On Creativity and Inspiration – A Talk and Performance Betty Jaeger and Josh Harvey of Betty and the Boy Mid-Valley Willamette Writers Monthly Meeting We want to start the new year off by reconnecting with our creative selves, and what better way to do that than talking about the source of creativity!We welcome Betty and the Boy…

Will There Be A Bug Eyed Bill For 2016 FiLMLaB?

film poster for 2015 FiLMLaB winning script Bug Eyed Bill

We are preparing for the 2016 FilmLab launch this Tuesday, January 5th, at Tabor Space! We’ve had lots of helpful suggestions as to what the contest should look like this year: shorten the page count to just four pages (because seven isn’t hard enough!); have two writing prompts instead of three; utilize the conference theme as…

Willamette Writers on the River’s Quarterly Reading

You wrote it… You sweated over it… Now read it aloud! at Sign up to read your own work to a live audience! It’s at the usual time and place: Monday, December 21, 2015 6:30–8:30 PM (sign-up starts at 6:15) First Presbyterian Church 114 SW 8th Street (enter Dennis Hall off the 9th Street parking…