OUT LOUD Student Poetry Slam & Workshop

OUT LOUD Student Poetry Slam & Workshop

DATE Saturday, February 24th TIME Sign-Up 6:00 – 6:30 Slam 7:00 – 9:00pm COST Free (donations welcome) LOCATION The Foundry: Sam Bond’s Brewing 540 E 8th Ave (MAP) AGES Competition is for Youth 14-20, everyone is invited to attend, enjoy, and support! (Please note that this event may not be ... Continue Reading »
February Reading Like a Writer with Kristin J. Ammerman and Justin Tindel

February Reading Like a Writer with Kristin J. Ammerman and Justin Tindel

February 21 – Kristin J. Ammerman and Justin Tindel discuss Red Rising by Pierce Brown
Fiction Fluency Seminars with Eric Witchey

Fiction Fluency Seminars with Eric Witchey

Wordcrafters in Eugene is excited to present this unique fiction seminar series with award-winning author and celebrated teacher Eric Witchey.
2018 Young Writer's Short Fiction Contest Now Open!

2018 Young Writer’s Short Fiction Contest Now Open!

Tell Us Your Story! Whatever your story is, we want to read it! Submit it to the 2018 Young Writers Short Fiction Contest!
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.

No-School Creative Day Camps!

Need something for kids to do on the upcoming teacher in-service day? Announcing No-School Creative Camps! Wordcrafters is collaborating with Lane Arts to bring area students a day of art and writing. Young creatives will work with a professional artist and writer as they explore different aspects of craft and how different art forms and ... Continue Reading »

Young Writers Short Story Contest Now Open!

Do You Love To Tell Stories? If you love to write, we’ve got a contest for you! Submit your stories to the Wordcrafters Young Writers’ Short Story Contest, sponsored by the University of Oregon Bookstore. Winners will be presented at the 2015 Wordcrafters Conference in March. Who Can Participate? All elementary, middle, and high school ... Continue Reading »

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 »

Treat! Early Bird Conference Pricing until 5 November 2014

Because we have received several requests and we want to extend the Halloween spirit, our treat for interested writers is we are extending the Early Bird Conference Price until 5 November 2014 for the 2015 Wordcrafters Conference!

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 »