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Check out our CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS to find an offering that is just right for you. Our seasonal classes create learning opportunities for writers of different ages, skill levels, and interests.

COMMUNITY

Explore our UPCOMING EVENTS for fun opportunities to connect with other lovers of literature in social and productive creative sessions. Introverts unite!

INSPIRATION

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SERVING THE NEXT GENERATION

WRITERS IN THE SCHOOLS

Teachers & Administrators, find out more about our WRITERS IN THE SCHOOLS PROGRAMS and learn how to bring a professional creative writing workshop to your school or classroom. We’d love to talk with you about how we can best serve your students.

FICTION FANTASTIC

FICTION FANTASTIC YOUNG WRITERS CONTEST is an annual fiction contest for upper elementary, middle, and high school students in Lane County, Oregon. This contest is free to students attending public, private, and homeschool.

UPCOMING EVENTS

AN UPDATE FROM ERIC WITCHEY:

“Creativity does not stop because we must shelter in place. In fact, it becomes more important than ever. It seems that the corrosion virus has gotten into and eroded everything in our lives, yet we persist. We writers have the duty of creating stories that make…
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November Friday Night Writes

FRIDAY NIGHT WRITES: NaNoWriMo Edition! Friday night socializing for writers! Every Friday in November, come hang out with other writers, get some work done on that NaNoWriMo novel (or any other project you’re working on), and eat chocolate. What more could you ask for a Friday…
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Day Writing for Adults

Like Drinking, but with Words! To support you in these social distancing days, we’re offering an additional virtual write in! Just like Friday Night Writes, but in the daylight on Mondays (so not the same at all, but since we’re always inside now, what’s the difference?).  Join us…
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Writing Group Speed Dating

From support and mentorship, to actual critique groups, to one-on-one partners, come meet the writing group of your dreams! This casual speed-dating event is a fun, laid back way to meet new writing friends.
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NaNo Your WriMo with Wordcrafters!

All through the month of November, we’ve got Online Write Ins to keep those words flowing! Whether you’re novel-ing, or at work at another creative project, we’ll be here every single Monday, Friday, and with the support of Springfield Public Library,) Saturday in November! These online write ins help with accountability and…
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YOUTH CLASSES & CAMPS

Rainbow Reads

Rainbow Reads: An LGBTQIA YA Reading Group TEENS Join Rainbow Reads–a young adult LGBTQIA book group for Lane County teens! Rainbow Reads meets the first…
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LATEST ARTICLES & PODCASTS

Listen to Your Story

“I had been neglecting to follow my story’s lead. I’d been so adamant about what I wanted my story to be that I’d ignored the signs of what it needed to be.”
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