Monday, September 08, 2008

Northwest Author Series

Information provided by the Northwest Author Series.

The Northwest Author Series recently announced their 2008-2009 schedule of presenters.

The First Workshop…
How to Write and Market Personal Stories with Samantha Ducloux Waltz
Date: Sunday, September 21
Time: 2:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Where: Oak Room, Wilsonville Public Library
Cost: $5.00
Description: Tell your story. Draw the reader in. Paint a whole world with words. In this ninety-minute writing workshop, you'll have the opportunity to pull up a story from within, begin to polish it, and decide where to submit it. You'll get tips for creating successful leads, compelling plots, sensory-rich settings, and convincing characters. You'll have the opportunity to explore markets and discuss effective ways to place your personal stories. So bring a pen and your passion for writing. The power of your own words will surprise you.

The Rest of the Workshops…
Sunday, October 19
The Play's the Thing with Cynthia Whitcomb

Sunday, November 16
The Pros and Cons of Self-Publishing with Linda Kuhlmann

Sunday, January 25
Platform Primer For Aspiring Authors with Christina Katz

Sunday, February 22
Essential Skills For Every Fiction Writer with Christine Fletcher

Sunday, March 15
Flex Your Freelance Potential with Brian Libby

Sunday, April 19
Writing Children's Books with Carmen T Bernier Grand

Sunday, May 17
The Successful Nonfiction Book Proposal with Elizabeth Lyon

For more information, please contact Christina Katz at, and to learn about the featured authors, visit the NAS blog.

The series is sponsored by the Wilsonville Public Library, the Wilsonville Arts & Culture Council, and the Friends of the Wilsonville Library.

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