Please join us for the 9th Annual NW Book Festival, happening on July 29, 2017, in downtown Portland’s Pioneer Courthouse Square. Click here to learn more.
Christina Weaver wrote stories for her family. After a news article captured her interest, she wrote her first full length work, but upon reviewing it, she wasn’t satisfied. Accepting that she needed to perfect her style, Christina joined an online writing group. There she took classes and honed her craft. Over the next few years […]
Portland 9 Bridges member Kellie Doherty’s debut science fiction novel, Finding Hekate, was published by Desert Palm Press on April 8, 2016. About “Finding Hecate” Mia Foley is running away from the attack that changed her life. She’s captain of a new spaceship when the Acedians find her and try blasting her peaceful crew from the […]
9 Bridges asks Portland chapter member and debut author, Kellie Doherty, 9 Questions about her writing journey.
Occasionally when I hear someone say that writing is a lonely business, this picture forms in my head of a writer in some distant white field with a flock of words. Shepherding them into patterns while they keep the wolves of self-doubt at bay. Or I imagine the writer stranded in a desert isle with […]
by Heather Curry Self I enjoy reading how other authors write–and what they enjoy about their writing process. What works for them. But that’s the key thing: What they enjoy writing about their writing process. How they get the story down is how they get the story down. James Patterson says outlining your story before […]
Roma Gray lives in Oregon with her three furry friends, Nicky, Cricket, and Roanoke. She has an MBA in Technology Management and a Masters in Project Management. Her book, Gray Shadows Under a Harvest Moon, an anthology of six trick-or-treat thrillers, is available at Amazon and most other book sellers for the introductory sale price […]