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., 09/26/2017-11/28/2017; Maywood Park Campus room 219; $55
Save $10 on any fee-based non-credit Community Education class if you are an MHCC district resident age 62 or better!
MHCC Community Education
26000 SE Stark St.
Gresham, Oregon 97030
Maywood Park Campus
10100 NE Prescott St.
Portland, Oregon 97220
Wordstock 2017 features 103 authors presenting 43 onstage events, pop-up readings, and 15 writing workshops. The festival includes activities for readers of all ages, an extensive book fair with 70+ vendors, local food trucks, and more. Saturday, November 11th, 2017: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Portland Art Museum and neighboring venues in downtown Portland, Oregon.
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!