Book and a Beer

Book and a Beer

  Do you love books? Do you love beer? Celebrate #givingtuesday with Wordcrafters in Eugene and Falling Sky Brewery at our Book and a Beer event.
Ace Your Application - College Essay Event

Ace Your Application – College Essay Event

Ace Your Application: College Mentoring Day Need help on your college entrance essay? Gain confidence and clarity with your writing with a free one on one mentoring from professional writers and writing experts hosted by Wordcrafters in Eugene.
Come Write In for NaNoWriMo!

Come Write In for NaNoWriMo!

Want to write a novel in a month? Join Wordcrafters in Eugene for NaNoWriMo and Come Write In at the Springfield Public Library.
November Reading Like a Writer with Bill Cameron

November Reading Like a Writer with Bill Cameron

Join us November 15 with author Bill Cameron as he discusses All the Rage by Courtney Summers! New location! Shelton McMurphey Johnson House, 303 Willamette Third Wednesday of the Month from 7:00-9:00 pm Bring your own beverage (attendees under 21 will not be permitted to drink alcohol) Free and open ... Continue Reading »
Fall into Writing with Wordcrafters!

Fall into Writing with Wordcrafters!

Fall into writing with Wordcrafters this autumn and explore the craft of personal narrative, short prose, nonfiction, and novel plotting.
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.
NaNoWriMo Parallel Play with Sarina Dorie

NaNoWriMo Parallel Play with Sarina Dorie

  Join local author Sarina Dorie for Parallel Play NaNoWriMo Write-In at the Wordcrafters Workshops. Whether you’re working on a brand new novel or kneed deep in revision, you’re welcome to write with us. Bring your favorite snack to share and something to write with. Space is limited to seven writers. You must register in advance ... Continue Reading »
Free November Workshop at the Springfield Public Library!

Free November Workshop at the Springfield Public Library!

Wordcrafters in Eugene in partnership with the Springfield Public Library will be hosting a free November workshop — You: The Most Important Story You’ll Ever Write taught by Micheal Michel. This workshop is most appropriate for teens and up. About this workshop: Imagine for a moment what it would be like to discover that all ... Continue Reading »
Free October Workshop at the Springfield Library!

Free October Workshop at the Springfield Library!

WHAT A CHARACTER Bringing realistic characters to life on the page is one of the most challenging—and rewarding—things you can do as a fiction writer. Flat, stock characters bore readers, while complex, flawed, and not-always-predictable ones intrigue. We will discuss traits that make people (and other members of the cast) interesting and explore a range ... Continue Reading »
October Reading Like a Writer with Patsy Hand

October Reading Like a Writer with Patsy Hand

  Join us October 18 for author Patsy Hand discussing The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware! New location! Shelton McMurphey Johnson House, 303 Willamette Third Wednesday of the Month from 7:00-9:00 pm Bring your own beverage (attendees under 21 will not be permitted to drink alcohol) Free and open to the public (suggested ... Continue Reading »
Your Voice Matters: Spoken Word Showcase

Your Voice Matters: Spoken Word Showcase

Join Wordcrafters in Eugene and celebrate powerful youth voices. Students from greater Eugene area schools will have the opportunity to perform spoken word poetry created during their week with teaching artist Myrlin Hepworth. The event will be at Barnes and Noble, Eugene on Friday, October 20. Signups for students interested in sharing will begin at ... Continue Reading »
September Reading Like a Writer with Eliot Treichel

September Reading Like a Writer with Eliot Treichel

Join us September 20 for Eliot Treichel presenting Giovanni’s Room by James Baldwin! New location! Shelton McMurphey Johnson House, 303 Willamette Third Wednesday of the Month from 7:00-9:00 pm Bring your own beverage (attendees under 21 will not be permitted to drink alcohol) Free and open to the public (suggested donation $5)       ... Continue Reading »
Call for Submissions: Step Into Theater

Call for Submissions: Step Into Theater

  Wordcrafters is excited to partner with the City of Eugene to make local writing a (semi)permanent fixture of downtown Eugene—literally! Step Into Theater is a series of (very!) short plays exhibited in the stairwells of Overpark Garage.
Free September Workshops: Step into Theater

Free September Workshops: Step into Theater

Want some help honing your story writing craft before you submit for Step Into Theater? Come to a playwriting workshop at the Springfield or Eugene Public Libraries! It’s open to the public and totally free. (For information on the Step Into series – visit us online atwordcraftersineugene.org/stepinto) This workshop will focus on developing short plays. ... Continue Reading »

Free August Workshop at Springfield Library!

Six Steps to Successful Self-Publishing Patricia Marshall, owner of Luminare Press in Eugene, will share take you through the self-publishing process to make your book a success! She’ll lead an informative discussion that will cover publishing, book design, book distribution and more. Bring your questions! Monday, August 14, 5:30-7:30 pm Springfield Library, 225 5th Street ... Continue Reading »

Step into Stories Workshops

Join us Monday or Tuesday for the Step into Stories workshops with Bruce Holland Rogers. Visit us on Facebook for more event details. Monday, July 17 at the Springfield Public Library or Tuesday, July 18 at the Eugene Public Library.   About Bruce Holland Rogers: Bruce has published fiction in a variety of genres, traditions, and ... Continue Reading »

Announcing Step into Poetry Selections

Wordcrafters in Eugene is delighted to announce the winners of the Step into Poetry contest. We had 56 poets submit over 90 poems for selection. A special thanks to all who submitted their work and to our wonderful judges. Follow us on Facebook for information on the installation of these works in the Overpark Garage as well ... Continue Reading »
New Speaker Series: Reading Like a Writer!

New Speaker Series: Reading Like a Writer!

Reading Like a Writer It’s Wine on Wednesday with a twist! We’re moving to the beautiful Shelton McMurphey Johnson House with an inspiring new speaker series.