Tag Archive for writing workshops

Next Meeting 3 Nov: So You Think You Might Want To Self-Publish

“So You Think You Might Want To Self-Publish?” Hints and Tips from Jennifer Chambers & Pat Edwards of Groundwaters Publishing You’ve always loved to write… and you are thinking about sidestepping traditional publishing to go with a self-publishing model. Jennifer and Pat will share pros, cons, preparation, and design, and give you a primer on marketing, from…

Next Meeting Sept 1: After the First Draft with Elizabeth Lyon

What Happens After the First Draft? How do you scrutinize your projects, decide whether you are on track or should pursue a different approach? Would it make sense to create a topic outline or a synopsis? Are you struggling to sort out “going indie” or seeking an agent? How do you assess structure, reacquaint yourself…

Oregon Poetry Association 2016 Conference in Eugene!

The Oregon Poetry Association and Lane Literary Guild present OPA’s Annual Conference 2016 Eugene, OR September 30th – October 2nd Come join keynote speaker John Witte, Oregon poet laureate Liz Woody, Oregon Book Award winners Willa Schneberg and Penelope Scambly Schott, and Stewart Holbrook Award winner George Venn, among many others. Celebrate the re-opening of the Oregon…

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…

26 June: CANCELLED: Mystique of Critique Workshop

CANCELLED Not enough people signed up to hold the event. We apologise for the inconvenience   The Mystique of Critique Decoding the Rules of Constructive Criticism Learn How to Create and Collaborate with a Creative Critique Community – and corral those alliterations in the process! Sunday June 26, 1-3 pm $35 members/$55 nonmembers To register,…

Next Meeting 5 May: Practical Magic with Gina Ochsner

Practical Magic From Hawthorne and Poe to Gabriel Garcia-Marquez and Karen Russell, Magic Realism is a robust literary tradition. But just what makes Magic Realism both magical and realistic has sparked literary controversy for readers and writers alike. In this class we will not only discuss the principles, narrative design, and dynamics of stories written…

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.…

Sat, 30 April: Workshop with Sarina Dorie

The Nuts and Bolts of Writing and Selling Short Stories Thinking about writing short stories but don’t know where to start? Here is a great place to get the basics from someone with experience in this field. Presented by the Willamette Writers on the River chapter Workshop date: 30 April, 10 am – 5 pm Comfort Suites in Corvallis Registration closes…