Creative Writing Summer Camps

Creative Writing Summer Camps

Wordcrafters Summer Creative Writing Camps combine a love of words and a love of the outdoors.
WWW

WWW

Join us the 3rd Wednesday of the month for stimulating conversation and wine!
Conference and Retreat

Conference and Retreat

Each year, writers gather in Eugene for a 3-day writing conference, specializing in the craft of writing. 
Programs

Programs

All year long, Wordcrafters coordinates small and large gatherings for writers seeking an active writer’s life.
Purpose

Purpose

Through Wordcrafters’ programs and our flagship conference, the essentials of craft merge with the inspiration that grows out of a savvy, supportive community.

Sarina Dorie joins us for WWW in July!

7-9 at the Territorial Winery Tasting Room, 907 W 3rd Ave Join us the 3rd Wednesday of the month for stimulating conversation and wine! Each month will feature a different professional writer, agent, or editor to talk about the business and craft of writing. Get yourself a glass of vino and pull up a seat! ... Continue Reading »

July Teen Novel Writing

Young Writers Summer Camp NaNo Hey, Teens! Got what it takes to write a novel in a month? Join Wordcrafters Camp NaNo for a month of novel madness in July!!

New Class: Creating Believable Characters with John Reed

Wordcrafters is excited to announce a new class in partnership with University of Oregon Academic Extension. Learn how to create riveting, believable characters with a master novelist in this 4-week, hands-on class! With a mix of lecture and writing exercises, both in class and at home, you’ll explore all the different facets of making your ... Continue Reading »

Michael Janover joins us for WWW in June!

7-9 at the Territorial Winery Tasting Room, 907 W 3rd Ave Join us the 3rd Wednesday of the month for stimulating conversation and wine! Each month will feature a different professional writer, agent, or editor to talk about the business and craft of writing. Get yourself a glass of vino and pull up a seat! ... Continue Reading »

Jerry Oltion joins us for WWW in May!

7-9 at the Territorial Winery Tasting Room, 907 W 3rd Ave Join us the 3rd Wednesday of the month for stimulating conversation and wine! Each month will feature a different professional writer, agent, or editor to talk about the business and craft of writing. Get yourself a glass of vino and pull up a seat! ... Continue Reading »

Novel Plotting: Bone Up on Story Anatomy in May!

People, like novels, come in every shape and size, yet no two are exactly alike. But peel back the cover—the skin—and you’ll find that everyone has a remarkably similar skeleton that gives us our shape and structure. Novels, whatever the genre, also share a skeletal framework of story structure. In this 5-week novel-plotting workshop, we’ll ... Continue Reading »

Patricia Marshall joins us for WWW in April!

Join us this month at the Hilton for a pre-conference event! 7-9 at the Territorial Winery Tasting Room, 907 W 3rd Ave Join us the 3rd Wednesday of the month for stimulating conversation and wine! Each month will feature a different professional writer, agent, or editor to talk about the business and craft of writing. ... Continue Reading »

Next Event: SciFi/Fantasy Weekend

Elves, and Robots, and Sorcery, oh my! Nina Kiriki Hoffman will take us deep into the realm of sorcery and swords, lasers and spaceships for a weekend of science fiction and fantasy writing in beautiful Blue River, Oregon. Join us! Sign up for SciFi/Fantasy Weekend here.

Nancy Holder joins us for WWW in March!

Join us this month at the Hilton for a pre-conference event! 7-9 at the Eugene Hilton, 66 E 6th Ave. Join us the 3rd Wednesday of the month for stimulating conversation and wine! Each month will feature a different professional writer, agent, or editor to talk about the business and craft of writing. Get yourself a glass ... Continue Reading »

Announcing Teachers as Writers Institute

We’re so excited to share some big news! Wordcrafters is hosting the Teachers as Writers Institute as part of the 2015 Conference! The Institute is a collaboration with the Oregon Writing Project at the University of Oregon, and offers participating teachers graduate credit through University of Oregon as part of their conference experience. Learn more ... Continue Reading »

Ann Simas joins us for February WWW!

Join us at our new venue! 7-9 at Tap & Growler, 207 East 5th Avenue, Eugene  Join us the 3rd Wednesday of the month for stimulating conversation and wine! Each month will feature a different professional writer, agent, or editor to talk about the business and craft of writing. Get yourself a glass of vino and ... Continue Reading »

No-School Creative Day Camps!

Need something for kids to do on the upcoming teacher in-service day? Announcing No-School Creative Camps! Wordcrafters is collaborating with Lane Arts to bring area students a day of art and writing. Young creatives will work with a professional artist and writer as they explore different aspects of craft and how different art forms and ... Continue Reading »