Oregon Writers Colony will host a workshop titled Writing Very, Very, Very Short, led by Becky Kjelstrom. The workshop happens the week of June 11-15, 2018, at Colonyhouse. The workshop offers two price options: $350 for classes from 9 a.m. Monday through 4 p.m. Friday, including double-occupancy lodging in Colonyhouse. $175 for classes only, Monday […]

A workshop in obituary writing will provide participants to take a close look at their life so far. Award-winning writer Sharon Wood Wortman will lead the workshop Monday and Tuesday, June 18-19, 2018, at Colonyhouse in Rockaway. The two-day workshop is limited to the first five registrants. It includes snacks, handouts, and a free copy of On Writing Well, […]

Oregon-based humorist Bob Balmer will lead a humor-writing workshop titled Mining Your Life for Laughs at Colonyhouse Wednesday June 20, 2018. Students will explore humorous writings in class and then discuss what about them makes us laugh: from exaggeration to characterization, from one-liners to irony and many other techniques. Special attention will focus on how […]