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. Each seminar is designed to stand alone and to fit into the overall series.
Register for Winter Classes

Register for Winter Classes

  Make your winter a writerly one. Whether you are a novice or veteran writer, our winter classes with help you grow in your writing. Join us!
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
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.

New Class! Building Scenes

Tools for Strengthening Craft and Revising Fiction You’ve learned the foundations of writing–character, plot, point of view, setting–but how do you take your writing from rough draft to publishable? This series of six craft classes is designed to give you tools to deepen your understanding of craft and help you identify and correct the top ... Continue Reading »

Lauren Kessler joins us for May WWW

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! WWWs are free to the public (21 and over). Donations to Wordcrafters ... Continue Reading »

Creative Writing Summer Camps Are Open!

Words & Worlds Creative Writing & Performing Camp Wordcrafters is partnering with SIRENS to create this special writing and performing camp to empower girls to find and share their stories through poetry, story-telling, and performance. Write around Alton Baker Park. Explore different aspects of writing and performing. Campers will: Create Personal Fables Find Stories in ... Continue Reading »

New Class: Structure & Plot

Tools for Strengthening Craft and Revising Fiction You’ve learned the foundations of writing–character, plot, point of view, setting–but how do you take your writing from rough draft to publishable? This series of six craft classes is designed to give you tools to deepen your understanding of craft and help you identify and correct the top ... Continue Reading »

New Class! Writing Effective Dialog

Tools for Strengthening Craft and Revising Fiction You’ve learned the foundations of writing–character, plot, point of view, setting–but how do you take your writing from rough draft to publishable? This series of six craft classes is designed to give you tools to deepen your understanding of craft and help you identify and correct the top ... Continue Reading »

New Craft Class! Character Development

Tools for Strengthening Craft and Revising Fiction You’ve learned the foundations of writing–character, plot, point of view, setting–but how do you take your writing from rough draft to publishable? This series of six craft classes is designed to give you tools to deepen your understanding of craft and help you identify and correct the top ten mistakes fiction ... Continue Reading »

May Poetry Workshop at Springfield Library

Upcoming Workshops: Poetry: Where Song Meets Story Monday, May 2, 2016, 5:30-7:30 pm A poetry workshop that will investigate both the narrative and the musical qualities of poems, focusing on particular craft techniques, including rhyme, meter, metaphor, image, and any other relevant technique or angle we can use to engage the poem. There will be ... Continue Reading »

Build Your Platform Without Losing Your Mind

Wordcrafters presents a two-part class on marketing for writers with Kristin Ammerman. We, as writers, have bought into the notion that building your platform is a mysterious black hole that sucks all your creative time and energy. Don’t believe it! Kristin Ammerman is a marketing consultant who works with several successful writers and their literary ... Continue Reading »

Young Writers Fiction Contest 2016 Winners

Wordcrafters is pleased to announce the results of the 2016 Young Writers Fiction Contest! Nine finalists from were presented with awards at the kick-off of the “Be Writing” Conference by keynote speaker and bestselling author Jacquelyn Mitchard. Congratulations to the following young writers: Elementary School 1st Place — When A Meerkat Moves To The City ... Continue Reading »

Poetry Workshop at Springfield Library

  Next Workshop: Tuning the Metaphor Monday, April 11, 2016, 5:30-7:30 pm with Leah Gomez and Tia North Shine the rust off of boring clichés, rewire images till they roar to life, and put a new coat of paint on an old classic. In this workshop, we will learn to construct beauty into poetry and prose, ... Continue Reading »

Cai Emmons joins us for WWW in April!

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! WWWs are free to the public (21 and over). Donations to Wordcrafters ... Continue Reading »

Check out our new classes and workshops!

Wordcrafters In Eugene is more than a conference, more than a retreat. It’s a community brought together to celebrate all aspects of literature. We read in the rain, we write by the river, we gather together wherever possible in small and large groups to celebrate our literary heritage. Wordcrafters in Eugene embraces and celebrates the ... Continue Reading »