Fundraiser for the Forest Grove Senior & Community Center
Scrivener Workshop, Sept. 21 – Oct. 12, 2017
Dream of writing your memoirs? A novel? Register now for a workshop on the basics of Scrivener, an affordable and complete writing studio to help you from idea to final published book. The workshop is held on four consecutive Thursdays, September 21 – October 12, from 6:30 – 9 PM.
International trainer Lorelle VanFossen of Lorelle on WordPress has been teaching and offering workshops on Scrivener for over seven years.
As a fundraiser for the Forest Grove Community and Senior Center, the instructor is making this course available in Washington County for only $100 with the proceeds benefiting the Center. Normally these courses cost over $200.
Space is limited for this special event, to be held at 2037 Douglas Street, Forest Grove, OR, where there is free parking.
For complete information, see Writers in the Grove. Register in person at the Center or by calling 503-357-2021. Or contact Lorelle VanFossen at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
Entrance Strategy: A Blueprint for Bloggers to Get Found, Connect with Readers, and Make Big Beautiful Projects Happen
Every writer knows they need a website to present themselves and their work to the world. But how hard is yours working for you? In this talk, travel writer, blogging teacher and memoir writer Emily Grosvenor will present a blueprint for giving you not just a place marker for your work, but a living breathing home base where you — and others — will want to hang out. Follow Emily on Twitter @emilygrosvenor or learn more about here work at www.beathomeintheworld.com.
Local Reading Opportunity
Writers in the Grove is a writing group for writers, poets, authors, and those interested in creative writing and publishing. This year, they will hold their 8th annual Lend An Ear, Come and Hear on July 8th at the Plum Hill Winery.
This is a wonderful opportunity to participate as one of their readers. If you would like to submit your piece for consideration, please go to their website for more information.
Act quickly, though – the submission deadline is June 12th.
They also hold weekly meetings on Mondays and scheduled Saturday mornings. To learn more, please check out their website.