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.

Teaching artist Myrlin Hepworth returns to Lane County Schools in September

Jeff Geiger joins us for WWW in August!

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 »

Free Writing Workshop: Let’s Make a Scene!

Let’s Make a Scene! Writing Workshop (Pre-registration is required; space is limited) Tuesday, 4 August 2015 from 5:30-8pm in the Springfield Library Meeting Room 225 5th Street (inside City Hall), Springfield To register: Please call  541.726.3766 or stop by the Springfield Library. Scenes are the basic building blocks of a story. Examine the elements of good scene structure in ... Continue Reading »

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 »