The Anatomy of the Thriller with John Reed

THE ANATOMY OF THE THRILLER! Join us for this free Springfield Public Library Workshop and get thrilled!
AWP Night

AWP Night

AWP Writers Conference and Book Fair happens in Portland this year! Join us for AWP Night and get the inside scoop on how to make the most of your conference experience.
Writing Scenes that Show Don't Tell

Writing Scenes that Show Don’t Tell

Ready to do some scene writing? Join author Linda Clare for this free library workshop and Write Scenes that Show Don’t Tell. 
Winter Warmup Series

Winter Warmup Series

Just starting out with writing and not sure what you want to write? Looking for some variety in your writing repertoire?  Join us for the Winter Warmup Series. Take one, two, or take them all! From romance writing to noir writing to memoir, we’ve got a class for everyone.
Fiction Fluency Seminars with Eric Witchey

Fiction Fluency Seminars with Eric Witchey

Write deeper, write faster, write better. Discover how readers internalize story in heart and mind with Eric Witchey’s Fiction Fluency Seminars. Register now!
Doing More For You--From Our New Office!

Doing More For You–From Our New Office!

Woop woop! We’re excited! We’ve found what will be a wonderful new home for Lane County’s literary hub. And it’s much more than an office. It’s an opportunity.
Fiction Fantastic 2019 - Young Writers Contest

Fiction Fantastic 2019 – Young Writers Contest

Are you ready to write your own adventure? Fiction Fantastic Young Writers Contest is now open!
Bonus Content: Star Wars

Bonus Content: Star Wars

New Hope (1977) versus Phantom Menace (1999) The group dissects the science in Star Wars—New Hope against Phantom Menace—to see how each movie successfully deploys world building. How can a writer craft their world in a subtle, timeless way while still engaging the reader in the details of the world’s mechanics? Check out the podcast ... Continue Reading »
Interview with Nina Kiriki Hoffman

Interview with Nina Kiriki Hoffman

LATEST INTERVIEW: NINA KIRIKI HOFFMAN We may have fan-girled out a little bit talking to the amazing Nina Kiriki Hoffman! Over the past thirty-odd years, Nina Hoffman has sold adult and YA novels and more than 300 short stories.  Her works have been finalists for many major awards, and she has won a Stoker and a ... Continue Reading »
10 Tips for Writing Your Memoir with Melissa Hart

10 Tips for Writing Your Memoir with Melissa Hart

  Writing a memoir? Join author Melissa Hart for this tip-filled workshop that will help answer your burning memoir-writing questions. Take this as a stand-alone class or as part of our Winter Warmup Series!
Music as Story Structure with Leah Velez

Music as Story Structure with Leah Velez

Harness the power of music in your writing! Join author Leah Velez in this workshop and discover how you can use your favorite song to structure your own story. Take this as a stand-alone class or as part of our Winter Warmup Series!
Your Own Hero's Journey with Bronwynn Dean

Your Own Hero’s Journey with Bronwynn Dean

Write your own epic story! Join author Bronywnn Dean in this workshop and uncover your own hero’s journey in story form. Take this as a stand-alone class or as part of our Winter Warmup Series!
Write Dark, Write Noir with Valerie Brooks

Write Dark, Write Noir with Valerie Brooks

Come write dark! Come write noir! Join author Valerie Brooks in this writing workshop and get the 411 on writing noir. Take this as a stand-alone class or as part of our Winter Warmup Series!
Getting to Know You with Bill Cameron

Getting to Know You with Bill Cameron

Build Character from the Ground Up! Join Bill Cameron in this character writing workshop and learn techniques to know your characters better. Take this as a stand-alone class or as part of our Winter Warmup Series!
Romancing Your Story with Sarina Dorie

Romancing Your Story with Sarina Dorie

Looking to add some romance into writing? Join Sarina Dorie for this romance writing workshop for writers who love romance (and those who aren’t comfortable with it, but want to be!).  Take this as a stand-alone class or as part of our Winter Warmup Series!
Mystery Story Weekend with John Reed

Mystery Story Weekend with John Reed

Who doesn’t love a good whodunit? Spend a weekend with fourteen other suspects spinning a mystery in Eugene’s grand “Castle on the Hill” – The Shelton McMurphey Johnson House. February 1-3, 2019. Registration now open!
Fiction Fantastic Workshops for Young Writers!

Fiction Fantastic Workshops for Young Writers!

Write your own adventure with authors Cidney Swanson and Sallie Vandagrift — just in time for Fiction Fantastic! These workshops are free and open to the public and are a new part of our Fiction Fantastic Young Writers Contest. Special thanks to Barnes and Noble, Valley River Center for hosting this event. Teen Fiction Writing ... Continue Reading »
January Springfield Library Workshop: So You Want to Write a Memoir

January Springfield Library Workshop: So You Want to Write a Memoir

Ready to write your memoir? Join author Bronwynn Dean for this memoir writing workshop at the Springfield Public Library on January 14!
After NaNo, Now What? with Wordcrafters in Eugene

After NaNo, Now What? with Wordcrafters in Eugene

You wrote a novel in 30 days! Hooray! Bring that gem in the rough to the library and we’ll dive in to revision strategies to help you shape it into something truly beautiful. Join us for AFTER NANO, NOW WHAT?!