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!
Writing Festival and Master Class Retreat

Writing Festival and Master Class Retreat

Each year, writers gather in Eugene for Be Writing, a one day festival of writing, learning, and inspiration.
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.

Last Advancing Craft Class for Spring!

Tools for Strengthening Craft and Revising Fiction You’ve learned the foundations of writing–character, plot, point of view, setting–but how do you take your writing from rough draft to publishable? This series of six craft classes is designed to give you tools to deepen your understanding of craft and help you identify and correct the top ... Continue Reading »

New Class! Building Scenes

Tools for Strengthening Craft and Revising Fiction You’ve learned the foundations of writing–character, plot, point of view, setting–but how do you take your writing from rough draft to publishable? This series of six craft classes is designed to give you tools to deepen your understanding of craft and help you identify and correct the top ... Continue Reading »

Lauren Kessler joins us for May WWW

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! WWWs are free to the public (21 and over). Donations to Wordcrafters ... Continue Reading »

Creative Writing Summer Camps Are Open!

Young Writers Creative Writing Summer Camps  Wordcrafters Summer Creative Writing Camps combine a love of words and a love of the outdoors. Write around Alton Baker Park. Work with a new visiting author each day. Explore different aspects of genre and writing craft. Challenge yourself technically and artistically through daily guided writing workshops. Present your ... Continue Reading »

New Class: Structure & Plot

Tools for Strengthening Craft and Revising Fiction You’ve learned the foundations of writing–character, plot, point of view, setting–but how do you take your writing from rough draft to publishable? This series of six craft classes is designed to give you tools to deepen your understanding of craft and help you identify and correct the top ... Continue Reading »

New Class! Writing Effective Dialog

Tools for Strengthening Craft and Revising Fiction You’ve learned the foundations of writing–character, plot, point of view, setting–but how do you take your writing from rough draft to publishable? This series of six craft classes is designed to give you tools to deepen your understanding of craft and help you identify and correct the top ... Continue Reading »

New Craft Class! Character Development

Tools for Strengthening Craft and Revising Fiction You’ve learned the foundations of writing–character, plot, point of view, setting–but how do you take your writing from rough draft to publishable? This series of six craft classes is designed to give you tools to deepen your understanding of craft and help you identify and correct the top ten mistakes fiction ... Continue Reading »

May Poetry Workshop at Springfield Library

Upcoming Workshops: Poetry: Where Song Meets Story Monday, May 2, 2016, 5:30-7:30 pm A poetry workshop that will investigate both the narrative and the musical qualities of poems, focusing on particular craft techniques, including rhyme, meter, metaphor, image, and any other relevant technique or angle we can use to engage the poem. There will be ... Continue Reading »

Build Your Platform Without Losing Your Mind

Wordcrafters presents a two-part class on marketing for writers with Kristin Ammerman. We, as writers, have bought into the notion that building your platform is a mysterious black hole that sucks all your creative time and energy. Don’t believe it! Kristin Ammerman is a marketing consultant who works with several successful writers and their literary ... Continue Reading »

Young Writers Fiction Contest 2016 Winners

Wordcrafters is pleased to announce the results of the 2016 Young Writers Fiction Contest! Nine finalists from were presented with awards at the kick-off of the “Be Writing” Conference by keynote speaker and bestselling author Jacquelyn Mitchard. Congratulations to the following young writers: Elementary School 1st Place — When A Meerkat Moves To The City ... Continue Reading »

Poetry Workshop at Springfield Library

  Next Workshop: Tuning the Metaphor Monday, April 11, 2016, 5:30-7:30 pm with Leah Gomez and Tia North Shine the rust off of boring clichés, rewire images till they roar to life, and put a new coat of paint on an old classic. In this workshop, we will learn to construct beauty into poetry and prose, ... Continue Reading »

Cai Emmons joins us for WWW in April!

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! WWWs are free to the public (21 and over). Donations to Wordcrafters ... Continue Reading »