OUT LOUD Student Poetry Slam & Workshop

OUT LOUD Student Poetry Slam & Workshop

 Join Wordcrafters in Eugene for OUT LOUD, a student spoken word workshop and poetry slam.
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.
Wordcraftmas Day 2: Trust Me, I'm an Editor

Wordcraftmas Day 2: Trust Me, I’m an Editor

“Silence your inner editor!” First draft – you’re bouncing from the highs of inspiration to the depths writer’s block and back. The last thing you need is the nagging voice of self-doubt reminding you that your character has smiled seventeen times on this page alone or that the passive voice is being used by you. ... Continue Reading »
Wordcraftmas Day 1: Three Keys to Successful Self Publishing

Wordcraftmas Day 1: Three Keys to Successful Self Publishing

Whether your dream is to print on demand, produce a beautiful e-book, or both, self-publishing is a fantastic way to get your work out into the world. Here are three basic keys to successful self-publishing: Understand and conform to self-publishing standards and reader expectations. Print on Demand books are published from files the author or ... Continue Reading »
The Twelve Days of Wordcraftmas

The Twelve Days of Wordcraftmas

This holiday season join Wordcrafters in Eugene for The Twelve Days of Wordcraftmas.
January Reading Like a Writer with Michael Copperman

January Reading Like a Writer with Michael Copperman

Join us January 17, 2018 for Reading Like a Writer with author Michael Copperman as he discusses  Never Let Me Go by Kazou Ishiguro
Free December Workshop at Springfield Library!

Free December Workshop at Springfield Library!

After NaNoWriMo: Now What? 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. We’ll also talk about strategies to keep writing through the year.
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 »
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.
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 »
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 to the public (suggested donation ... 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 »