Next meeting, Mar. 3: Jennie Shortridge presents “Character Tool Kit”

Jennie ShortridgeNext Meeting: March 3, 2011
“Character Tool Kit”
Presented by Jennie Shortridge

Discover tools and techniques for creating living, breathing characters so real readers miss them long after they’ve closed the book. Learn Jennie Shortridge’s techniques to “research” even your fictional characters.

About Jennie Shortridge
Jennie Shortridge is the author of 4 best-selling novels, including her latest, When She Flew. A founding member of, Jennie also spends time volunteering with kids at 826 Seattle and occasionally teaching writing workshops. She lives with her husband in Seattle and is at work on her fifth novel. Learn more at

About Our Monthly Mid-Valley Chapter Meetings & Speaker Series

Meeting Date & Schedule

  • First Thursday of the month (unless it conflicts with a holiday, usually Sept. and/or Jan.) from September-May (no meetings in the summer)
  • 6:30-7:00 p.m., Social Time and Refreshments
  • 7:00-7:15 p.m., News, Upcoming Events and Member Announcements
  • 7:15-8:30 p.m., Speaker
  • 8:30-9:00 p.m., Questions and Book Signing

Chapters meetings are free to members of Willamette Writers and full-time college students, suggested $10 donation for non-members.

Meeting Location
Unless noted otherwise, all meetings are held at Tsunami Books, 2585 Willamette St., Eugene, OR 97405 (Find it on Google Maps)


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