August Reading Like a Writer with Danuta Pfeiffer

August Reading Like a Writer with Danuta Pfeiffer

Join Danuta Pfeiffer August 15 as she discusses The Davinci Code by Dan Brown
Behind the Book 2018: Fight or Flight

Behind the Book 2018: Fight or Flight

Join authors Fonda Lee, Stephanie Kuehn, J.C. Geiger, and Bill Cameron for our 2018 Conference, Behind the Book: Fight or Flight. Registration now open!
Summer Craft Six Pack with John Reed

Summer Craft Six Pack with John Reed

Join John Reed this summer with six craft classes that will help you take your writing from draft to publishable. Register for individual classes or the entire series now!
Explorers Camp for Middle School Writers

Explorers Camp for Middle School Writers

Registration is open for Explorers Creative Writing Camp! Join us July 23-27, 2018 and combine your love of words with your love of the outdoors.
Free Library Workshop Series with Linda Clare!

Free Library Workshop Series with Linda Clare!

Hone your character writing skills with Linda Clare with a FREE workshop series at the Springfield Public Library. Workshops run May through August.
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.
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.
Wordcrafters in Eugene Receives Grant for Fiction Fantastic 2019!

Wordcrafters in Eugene Receives Grant for Fiction Fantastic 2019!

We are delighted to announce that we have received a Lane Arts Council & City of Eugene Award grant to continue our 2019 Fiction Fantastic Young Writers Contest. The Community Arts Grant Program is funded by the City of Eugene Cultural Services Division and administered by Lane Arts Council and gives grants to arts organizations ... Continue Reading »
Step into Stories Unveiled

Step into Stories Unveiled

The Step into Stories panels have been installed and we are over the moon. What a wonderful event celebrating with the City of Eugene, Glimmer Technology, and the authors of the published stories. What a privilege to be a part of such a wonderful display of public art. To listen to the stories being read ... Continue Reading »
July Reading Like a Writer with John Reed

July Reading Like a Writer with John Reed

Join John Reed on July 18 as he discusses The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald When: July 18 – from 7:00-9:00 pm > Free and open to the public (suggested donation $5) > Bring your own beverage (attendees under 21 will not be permitted to drink alcohol) Where: Shelton McMurphey Johnson House, 303 Willamette ... Continue Reading »
A Birthday Letter from Molly Martin

A Birthday Letter from Molly Martin

Dear Friends, Wordcrafters in Eugene is having a birthday party! Help toast five years of offering writers opportunities to strengthen our craft and develop community…and your birthday gift will help build more! I consider myself a Wordcrafters’ poster child. I’ve taken advantage of the many opportunities Wordcrafters provides to connect with other writers and to ... Continue Reading »
Free Library Workshop with Linda Clare

Free Library Workshop with Linda Clare

Your Character’s Point of View  Point of View (POV) in fiction can be tricky. This workshop helps you learn how to be consistent in POV, how to switch POV, and how to decide which of your characters will tell your story. We’ll use role playing and exercises to learn the meaning of terms such as ... Continue Reading »
Congratulations to Eric Witchey!

Congratulations to Eric Witchey!

A new fantasy genre—the afterlife fantasy—is born in Eric Witchey’s novel Littlest Death: A Labyrinth of Souls Novel.  2018 IPPY Book Awards Silver Medal – Fantasy Fiction 2018 International Book Awards Winner – Visionary Fiction Finalist – Fantasy Fiction Finalist – Cross-Genre Fiction Finalist – Best New Fiction In her quest for respect, a young grim reaper consumed with pride  ventures beyond the boundaries of human-based ... Continue Reading »
Be Write In - June

Be Write In – June

Want to connect with writers AND get some writing done? Try our new virtual write-in, Be Write In!. Writer Joanna Bartlett will be hosting this online butt-in-chair time on Tuesdays  from 1PM-2:30PM. June Be Write In dates: June 5, 12, 19, & 26. We’ll check-in briefly at the beginning to share our writing goals for ... Continue Reading »
Wordcrafters is Having a Birthday!

Wordcrafters is Having a Birthday!

Join us for a birthday bash and celebrate 5 years of helping writers strengthen their craft and develop community!
Free Library Workshop with Linda Clare

Free Library Workshop with Linda Clare

Your Character’s Inner World  A writer must know the Main Character’s inner motivations, attitudes, and desires. We’ll write letters from your character to you to help guide you into your character’s inner world, where personality traits, shortcomings, and quirks help create a memorable fictional character. Learn your character’s most burning passions, back story, and most ... Continue Reading »
Camp NaNoWriMo for Teens!

Camp NaNoWriMo for Teens!

 Got what it takes to write a novel in a month? Join Wordcrafters Camp NaNoWriMo for a month of novel madness in July!
From Walden to Wild, an exploration of nature and travel writing

From Walden to Wild, an exploration of nature and travel writing

From Walden to Wild, an exploration of nature and travel writing This four-week class will introduce nature and travel writing basics just in time for you to record your summer adventures. We will look at examples of classic and contemporary works in both areas, including travel blogs, and develop and workshop your own pieces. Week ... Continue Reading »
June Reading Like a Writer with Valerie Brooks

June Reading Like a Writer with Valerie Brooks

Join Valerie Brooks  on June 20 as she discusses The Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn