Posts tagged "craft talk"
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 »
October Reading Like a Writer with Gina Ochsner

October Reading Like a Writer with Gina Ochsner

Join Gina Oschner as she discusses Tinkers by Paul Harding for October installment of Reading Like a Writer!
September Reading Like a Writer with B.A. Brock

September Reading Like a Writer with B.A. Brock

Join B.A. Brock on September 19 for a discussion of Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller
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
July Reading Like a Writer with John Reed

July Reading Like a Writer with John Reed

Join John Reed on July 18 as he discusses The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald When: July 18 – from 7:00-9:00 pm > Free and open to the public (suggested donation $5) > Bring your own beverage (attendees under 21 will not be permitted to drink alcohol) Where: Shelton McMurphey Johnson House, 303 Willamette ... Continue Reading »
June Reading Like a Writer with Valerie Brooks

June Reading Like a Writer with Valerie Brooks

Join Valerie Brooks  on June 20 as she discusses The Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn
May Reading Like a Writer with Cai Emmons

May Reading Like a Writer with Cai Emmons

Join Cai Emmons on May 16  as she discusses Dept. of Speculation by Jenny Offill at the Shelton McMurphey Johnson House.
Q&A with Eric Witchey: Part 7

Q&A with Eric Witchey: Part 7

This is a part of a seven part Q&A with Eric Witchey, interviewed by M.K. Martin. To see the introduction to this craft talk series click here. To read Part 6 click here. M.K. Martin: Editing – For some writers editing can range from daunting to boring. What can writers learn from self-editing that paying a professional ... Continue Reading »
Q&A with Eric Witchey: Part 6

Q&A with Eric Witchey: Part 6

This is a part of a seven part Q&A with Eric Witchey, interviewed by M.K. Martin. To see the introduction to this craft talk series click here. To read Part 5 click here. M.K. Martin: Many writers are very resistant to plotting, planning, etc. preferring to fling themselves into the stream of inspiration and hope for the ... Continue Reading »
Q&A with Eric Witchey: Part 5

Q&A with Eric Witchey: Part 5

This is a part of a seven part Q&A with Eric Witchey, interviewed by M.K. Martin. To see the introduction to this craft talk series click here. To read Part 4 click here.   M.K. Martin: Often stories, especially short stories, are rejected because they fall apart at the climax or shortly thereafter (For more on this, ... Continue Reading »
Q&A with Eric Witchey: Part 4

Q&A with Eric Witchey: Part 4

This is a part of a seven part Q&A with Eric Witchey, interviewed by M.K. Martin. To see the introduction to this craft talk series click here. To read Part 3 click here M.K. Martin: What’s your favorite scene someone else wrote and why? Eric Witchey: Again, hard question. Too many scenes and not enough time. ... Continue Reading »
Q&A with Eric Witchey: Part 3

Q&A with Eric Witchey: Part 3

This is a part of a seven part Q&A with Eric Witchey, interviewed by M.K. Martin. To see the introduction to this craft talk series click here. To read Part 2 click here. M.K. Martin: What is your favorite scene that you wrote and why? Eric Witchey: Wow… I have no idea. Of the many thousands ... Continue Reading »