The Friends of the Forest Grove Library invites everyone to a Cultural Series eve
nt with noir writer Lono Waiwaiole. Lono’s debut novel, Wiley’s Lament, was named a fi
nalist for the 2003 Oregon Book Awards for fiction and an Anthony award for best first novel of 2003. He will talk about “Noir Fiction: Writing from the Dark Side”.
Tuesday, September 12th at 6:30pm at the Forest Grove LibraryLono Waiwaiole Program — 2114 Pacific Avenue, Forest Grove
Taylor Stannard has taught Creative Writing and her short fiction has been published in several literary journals. Her The Stonepile Possum Queen, the first book of a trilogy-in-progress, was given favorable reviews by Kirkus.
Taylor will discuss the legal intricacies of writing fiction whose plot, places or characters might pose a resemblance to actual circumstances, either current or recent.
Conversations With Writers meets at the Reedville Presbyterian Church on 2785 SW 209th Avenue in Aloha. You can get on their monthly notice email list or contact the group at email@example.com.
Writers in the Grove Presents
Website Building WordPress Workshop
Are you a writer? Poet? Or have a small business? If so, a website is required today. Writers in the Grovepresents “Website Building WordPress Workshop.” The course begins September 11 and runs four consecutive Mondays from 6:30 – 9:00 PM. This course, taught by veteran blogger and WordPress expert Lorelle VanFossen of Lorelle on WordPress, teaches setting up your site, learning to create content and sharing it through social media. A course like this held in Portland, normally costs over $400. This is a rare opportunity to learn how to blog and build your own website right here in Washington County. The workshop is only $125 per person.
For more information, see Writers in the Grove website.