LAN4CB Creative Writing Basics - Learn to write compelling prose from a multi-published author. Short lectures and in-class prompts cover the basic techniques of voice, the five senses, dialog, and much more. Come prepared to write, share positive feedback, and enjoy the supportive company of fellow wordsmiths in this hands-on workshop.
Section 95; Tuesdays 10:00-11:30 a.m., 04/10/2018-06/12/2018; Maywood Park Campus room 219; $55
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26000 SE Stark St.
Gresham, Oregon 97030
Maywood Park Campus
10100 NE Prescott St.
Portland, Oregon 97220
Willamette Writers Conference "Celebrating Diverse Voices in Writing." Meet industry professionals, learn from world-class faculty & keynotes, and connect with a community of writers. August 3-5, 2018, Sheraton Portland Airport Hotel, Portland, OR.
OryCon 40 is Oregon's premier, fan run, annual science fiction/fantasy convention held in Portland since 1979. Panels and workshops on topics from how to write a great science fiction novel to current events in science. Author Guest of Honor: Seanan McGuire; Artist Guest of Honor: Jeff Sturgeon. November 9-11, Red Lion Hotel, Jantzen Beach, Portland, OR.
The Writers of the Future Contest Established in the finest tradition of the professional giving a helping hand to the novice, the Writers of the Future Program has become the largest, most well-known and best established discovery vehicle in the field. To date, winners have gone on to publish over 700 novels and 3,000 short stories, and have appeared on international bestseller lists."Aimed at discovering aspiring writers." Prizes awarded every 3 months!