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Keys to Killer Storytelling! Join popular author and editor, Ray Rhamey, for this essential Write on the River workshop! The morning will be casual and fun, with three 50-minute sessions: The Key to Creating a Page Turner, Experiential Description, and Dynamic Dialogue. for members, for non-members. Join us Saturday, September 26th from 9am to Noon, Wenatchee Valley College, Wenatchi Hall, Room #2106. Click to register!

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Conference News. Posted on August 12, 2015.

Summer “Four Minutes of Fame” is Coming Up!

Write On The River presents the next installment of Four Minutes of Fame on Tuesday, August 25 at O’Grady’s Pantry at the Sleeping Lady Resort in Leavenworth. Four Minutes of Fame is a casual and enjoyable evening of local writers reading their original works. Networking begins at 6:00pm followed by readings beginning at 7pm.  Opportunities to read are open to all, but they are limited, scheduled in advance, and available to Write On The River Members first, through August 19. After that, reading spots are open to the public. Come and delight in an open mic night for writers! Sign up to read your poetry, essay, short fiction, journal entry, or novel excerpt. Or simply come and listen. This is not a competition, performance, slam, or critique, just a friendly evening among local writers. Want to become a Member?  It’s easy! Join at http://writeontheriver.org/members/become-a-member.  Sign up for microphone time or get more information at info@writeontheriver.org or 509-293-9215. Leavenworth’s

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top, Upcoming Events. Posted on July 23, 2015.

Industry Roundup: 8/10/15-8/16/15

Welcome to the Industry Roundup, your weekly recap of vital writing and publishing news from around the web. The State of a Genre Title, 2015 by John Scalzi John Scalzi shares his hardcover, ebook and audio sales of Redshirts over the past eighteen month period and offers up advice based on his sales history.   Let’s Talk John Scalzi’s numbers by Rachel Aaron A blog post that takes John Scalzi’s article, including his numbers and breaks them down point by point.   Is “Out of Print” running Out of Time? By Futurebook Are publishers crafting out of print clauses that allow them to hold author’s copyrights forever?   Business Musings: What Traditional Publishing Says It Does Best by Kristine Kathryn Rusch A look at the changing landscape of publishing and the freedom authors now enjoy.   The Rise of Phone Reading by the Wall Street Journal Many industry professionals believe

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Conference News. Posted on August 17, 2015.

September Workshop: “Keys to Killer Storytelling!”

Whether you’re a writer of fiction or memoir, the ability to tell a compelling story that connects with your readers is everything. Join popular speaker, author and editor Ray Rhamey for this essential Write On The River Workshop. “Keys to Killer Storytelling“, A Write On The River Workshop Featuring Author and Editor Ray Rhamey Saturday, Sept 26th, 9am – 12noon Wenatchee Valley College, Wenatchi Hall, Room #2106 What to expect? The morning will be casual and fun, with three 50-minute sessions: Part 1: The Key to Creating a Page-turner You’ll examine the single most important element for driving a compelling narrative and how it operates to create tension in the story . . . and the reader. Ray takes you through the elements you can use to craft a first page that readers want to turn, including a look at opening in media res. Part 2: Experiential Description Experiential description

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Upcoming Events. Posted on August 16, 2015.

Interested in Fundraising and/or Promotion? We’re Hiring!

Write On The River is looking to hire an awesome team member to help grow our organization. The position is a part-time contracted one that could combine both fundraising and promotional responsibilities. Download this PDF to get all the details!  

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top. Posted on August 13, 2015.