Thursday, April 25, 2019

Finding Gold in your Story Setting with Rosanne Perry

Tuesday, May 7, 2019
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Developing the setting of your story can make the character voices sharper, the action more vivid, and the plot complications more realistic. But how do you create a deeper and more vibrant world Join us on May 7th at First Congregational Church in downtown Portland at 7PM (doors open at 6:30PM) for a workshop with author Rosanne Parry. This workshop will cover ten techniques for researching and writing a compelling setting for your story.

About Rosanne Parry

Rosanne Parry is the author of six middle grade novels. The most recent are Last of the Name and A Wolf Called Wander, published by Learner and Harper Collins. Rosanne is a part-time bookseller at Annie Blooms, and is the captain of the League of Exceptional Writers, a free mentoring workshop for young avid readers and writers, sponsored by the Oregon SCBWI and Powells Bookstore. She writes in a treehouse in her backyard. Find out more about Rosanne here.

About the Portland Chapter
The Portland Chapter of Willamette Writers meets the first Tuesday of the month at the First Congregational Church in downtown Portland.

Members are free, guests are asked for a $5 donation. Writers ages 18 and up are invited to attend.

The Willamette Writers annual conference is August 2-4th at the Portland Sheraton Hotel. For more information visit

Willamette Writers has chapters in Portland, Vancouver,
Eugene, Corvallis, Salem, Newport, and Southern Oregon (Central Point).

Young Willamette Writers for students 13-18 holds meetings in Portland and Southern Oregon.

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