August Reading Like a Writer with Danuta Pfeiffer

August Reading Like a Writer with Danuta Pfeiffer

Join Danuta Pfeiffer August 15 as she discusses The Davinci Code by Dan Brown
Behind the Book 2018: Fight or Flight

Behind the Book 2018: Fight or Flight

Join authors Fonda Lee, Stephanie Kuehn, J.C. Geiger, and Bill Cameron for our 2018 Conference, Behind the Book: Fight or Flight. Registration now open!
Summer Craft Six Pack with John Reed

Summer Craft Six Pack with John Reed

Join John Reed this summer with six craft classes that will help you take your writing from draft to publishable. Register for individual classes or the entire series now!
Explorers Camp for Middle School Writers

Explorers Camp for Middle School Writers

Registration is open for Explorers Creative Writing Camp! Join us July 23-27, 2018 and combine your love of words with your love of the outdoors.
Free Library Workshop Series with Linda Clare!

Free Library Workshop Series with Linda Clare!

Hone your character writing skills with Linda Clare with a FREE workshop series at the Springfield Public Library. Workshops run May through August.
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.
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.

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!
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 »
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 »
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.
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.