Articles & Announcements

Every month, we send a newsletter to our community featuring upcoming events as well as an article by one of our knowledgeable team members. This page chronicles the articles, but be sure to sign up for the newsletter to get them in your inbox and to be updated about events.

Sit Down, Shut Up, and Write: April 16–May 28

We now have a recurring Zoom meeting for Thursday evenings 6:00 to 6:30 Pacific time, for our weekly social time before we shut up and write remotely. Here's the info: Join Zoom Meeting https://us04web.zoom.us/j/78164539320 Meeting ID: 781 6453 9320 Use that link and...

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April 9 Sit Down, Shut Up, and Write

"Let's Zoom again, like we did last Thursday. Let's Zoom again, like we did before." Sit Down, Shut Up, and Write Zoom Write-In tonight at 6:00 p.m. Pacific time! Nicole Rosevear will host. Writers of all levels (and now, in any location) are welcome to join. Meeting...

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April 2 Sit Down, Shut Up, and Write

Join us for a Zoom-based Sit Down, Shut Up, and Write session on April 2! Ali will be hosting. Here’s how to participate: 1. Go to www.zoom.us and make an account if you don’t already have one. 2. Between 6:00 and 6:30 p.m. Pacific time tomorrow night (Thursday, April...

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Need Something Positive?

by Ali Shaw, Executive Editor Dear friends, clients, and colleagues, I hope this message finds you safe and healthy. This is a tough time for everyone, and if you’re like me, it’s too easy to let the negativity and the fear take over. I hope you’re able to see the...

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March 26—Sit Down, Shut Up, and Write

Join us for a Zoom-based Sit Down, Shut Up, and Write session tonight! Kristen will be hosting. Here's how to participate: Go to www.zoom.us and make an account if you don't already have one. Between 6:00 and 6:30 p.m. Pacific time tonight, click on Join a Meeting....

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Sit Down, Shut Up, and Write on Zoom

Vinnie is our host tonight, and again because of the coronavirus concerns, we are meeting via Zoom online to chat about writing and then head into our own quiet writing time. Join us! We’ll do our usual social time between 6:00 and 6:30 p.m. Pacific time, but it will...

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Regular Hours

Greetings to our wonderful community! We hope you are all staying healthy and safe. Amid various businesses closing or reducing their hours, we wanted to let you know that so far we are still operating as usual. Our team members all have remote offices, so we are able...

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March 12 Sit Down, Shut Up, and Write

In light of the current coronavirus concern and the CDC's recommendation that group events be canceled, we are NOT going to do our usual in-person Sit Down, Shut Up, and Write this week and will instead try a tech-based write-in. Join us! We'll do our usual social...

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Love Books? Show Trees Some Love Too

By Ali Shaw, Founder & Executive Editor “The sun’s shining, the birds are singing, it’s a beautiful day!” That’s something my stepdad says every spring, and I love it. It’s starting to look like spring around Portland, although we tend to call these sunny late...

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