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Mindy Halleck Wins Writer’s Digest Award

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Author Mindy Halleck won the Writer’s Digest ‘Your Story 66’ fiction writing competition in July. Out of 300 entries “A Mother’s Confession” by Mindy Halleck was selected as the winner. Halleck’s story will appear in an upcoming issue of Writer’s Digest. To read the story now, visit Writer’s Digest at http://ow.ly/PQulB. Halleck will be teaching two…

We Will Miss You, Ivan Doig

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Willamette Writers was saddened to hear of the death of award-winning novelist and non-fiction writer Ivan Doig. From This House of Sky to Sweet Thunder, Mr. Doig proved his mastery of language and storytelling. He never considered himself a “Western” writer, despite his stories taking place in the American West. He felt that writing, though…