Place

Place

The chances it will be raining in Eugene are high. And that’s just fine; we’re not here for the tan.
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.
People

People

Wordcrafters encompasses all writing genres, but our flagship conference in March, 2015 will focus on fiction.
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.

Bruce Holland Rogers joins us for WWW in November!

7-9 at Territorial Vineyards Tasting Room, 907 W 3rd Ave, 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 pull up a seat! ... Continue Reading »

Early Bird Registration Ends 31 October!

Sign up now for the 2015 Wordcrafters in Eugene Conference!   Conference details here.  

Next Event: Ghost Story Weekend!

Goblins and ghouls abound in a weekend of ghastly writing and grisly tales! Eric Witchey leads us deep into the woods for a weekend of ghost story writing in Blue River, Oregon. Join us! Sign up for Ghost Story Weekend here!

Ron Burley joins us for WWW in October!

WWW: Wordcrafters & Wine on Wednesdays 3rd Wednesday of every month 7-9 at Territorial Vineyards Tasting Room, 907 W 3rd Ave, 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. ... Continue Reading »

Sophia Bennett joins us for WWW in September

WWW: Wordcrafters & Wine on Wednesdays 3rd Wednesday of every month 7-9 at Territorial Vineyards Tasting Room, 907 W 3rd Ave, 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. ... Continue Reading »

Novel Plotting: Get Ready for NaNo

4 Weeks: 30 September; 7, 14, 21 October 2014 Get ready for NaNo! Whether you’re a plotter or a pantser, this fast-paced plotting mashup gives you more than a mere outline. You will learn how structure works as the framework of your story, and you’ll get tools to plan out your novel ahead of time ... Continue Reading »

Peter Brown Hoffmeister joins us for WWW in August

WWW: Wordcrafters & Wine on Wednesdays 3rd Wednesday of every month 7-9 at Territorial Vineyards Tasting Room, 907 W 3rd Ave, 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. ... Continue Reading »

WWW Kicks Off with Kathleen Kerr

Introducing WWW: Wordcrafters & Wine on Wednesdays! Want to chat with the editor of a publishing company? Find out the inner workings and secrets of getting published?  Wordcrafters & Wine on Wednesdays presents Kathleen Kerr, senior editor of Harvest House publishers. July 16, 7-9pm at Territorial Vineyards and Wine Co, 907 W. 3rd St., Eugene ... Continue Reading »

Get Ready for Summer!

Our Creative Writing Camps are the perfect way for Young Writers to beat summer doldrums! 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 afternoon. Explore different aspects of genre and writing craft. Challenge yourself technically ... Continue Reading »

Spring Update

Here at Wordcrafters World Headquarters, we’re busy putting together a punch list of exciting new programs for the year! Teen Summer Creative Writing Camp? Check. More Toast to Kesey Events? Check. Ghost Story Weekend? On-going writing workshops? Check and Check! We’ll be rolling out our upcoming events soon. In the meantime, Wordcrafters Conference 2015 is ... 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.

Student Short Story Competition

Wordcrafters announces the first short story competition for students sponsored by the University of Oregon Bookstore. All elementary, middle, and high school students in students in Lane County, Oregon are eligible whether they attend public, private, or home school. The contest review panel will select three winners from each academic level. Click here for more ... Continue Reading »