2017 Spring Term workshop schedule:

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., 04/04/2017-06/06/2017; Maywood Park Campus room 219; $45


Save $10 on any fee-based non-credit Community Education class if you are an MHCC district resident age 62 or better!


To register, go to Mt. Hood Community College or contact:

MHCC Community Education
26000 SE Stark St.
Gresham, Oregon 97030

You may also register at:

Maywood Park Campus
10100 NE Prescott St.
Portland, Oregon 97220


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Willamette Writers Conference We've brought together teachers, speakers, writers, agents, editors and producers from across North America to create a world-class curriculum for beginning and advanced writers alike. Join us and give your words what they need. August 4-6, 2017, Sheraton Portland Airport Hotel


L. Ron Hubbard presents:
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!