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Free Writers Workshop for Sexual Assault Survivors

Sexual Assault Support Services (SASS) presents a free Writers Workshop for Survivors on March 24 and March 31. The workshops culminate in the Annual Poetry of Survival Reading, held at Tsunami Books on April 22.

These free Creative Writers Workshops are open to sexual assault survivors of all genders and abilities. Come and try new ways to take back your story and power through creative writing. Share your poetry, lyrics, personal essays, dramatic monologues, or short stories with other creative survivors like you in a safe, confidential support group setting.

Registration is required, and space is limited.

Writers Workshop Dates

Register for one or both:

  • Saturday, March 24, 2:00-4:00 pm
  • Saturday, March 31, 2:00-4:00 pm

To register, contact Shanta Kamath, SASS Support Group Program Co-ordinator at (541) 484-9791, ext. 312, or email her at supportgroup@sass-lane.org

Writers can also share their poetry at SASS’s Annual Poetry of Survival Reading. The reading will be held April 22 at 4:00 pm, at Tsunami Books, Eugene.


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Bestselling author Robert Dugoni gives full-day writing workshop in Medford Mar. 3

Attend a full day writing workshop with NYT bestselling author Robert Dugoni

Presented by Southern Oregon Willamette Writers

Don’t miss this acclaimed national seminar on fiction writing

Gain a nuts & bolts approach to writing the novel, from initial idea to final edit, from master writer and teacher Robert Dugoni. An engaging presenter and storyteller, Dugoni was the keynote speaker at the 2011 Willamette Writer’s Conference. Dugoni comes to Medford, Oregon, on Mar. 3 to give a one-day writing workshop that focuses on:

  • Story structure and development, including outlining
  • Maintaining and increasing suspense
  • Creating memorable characters, including dialogue techniques
  • Self-editing methods
  • Pitfalls to avoid that result in rejection or reader disappointment
  • Support to remove any obstacles in the path to publication
  • The writer’s life, including overcoming writer s block
  • Lecture, in-class writing, examples of Bob’s & other best-sellers

This workshop is for all writers who want to improve their writing and storytelling, from beginners to published novelists. Applicable to memoirists, too.


  • When: Saturday, March 3, 9 am to 4 pm (book signing 4:15)
  • Where: RCC/SOU Higher Education Center, Room 112R, 101 S Bartlett, Medford, OR (8th & Bartlett)
  • Cost: $70 (Special: $60 for WW members, $35-students)
  • Register: email soww77@gmail.com

About Robert Dugoni

Robert Dugoni is the author of Murder One, voted one of the best thrillers of 2011 by The Library Journal, and more novels in the critically acclaimed David Sloane series, as well as thrillers including Bodily Harm and The NYT bestseller, The Jury Master. The Providence Journal called him “the undisputed king of the legal thriller.” He lives in the Pacific Northwest and teaches the craft of writing throughout the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Learn more at: www.robertdugoni.com

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