(Photo | by Kristine Thomas) Analyzing if it’s obvious who murdered the deceitful golfer, determining if your character’s banter is romantically playful or finding a word to rhyme with “solemnly” are a smattering of tasks a writer probably shouldn’t attempt to do alone. Thankfully, there are many resources for writers to find what they need to…

(Photo | Courtesy of SELCO Community Credit Union) SPARKY! The Book Trailer Promotes Summer Learning & Literacy Through Free Book Giveaways in Conjunction with the Summer Free Lunch Program SELCO Community Credit Union and Fireflies, which provides literacy and learning skills for students in grades K through 5, with particular emphasis on the “summer slide,”…

This September, PLAYA is pleased to offer writing workshops by award winning author Craig Childs and assistant to the poet laureate, Jennifer Elise Foerster. These workshops will support writers to immerse in the voice of a landscape and nurture their creative practice. September 10-12, Craig Childs will teach Where the Land Meets the Eye, which…

(Photo | Courtesy of Plant-Based Point, LLC) Things are heating up this summer with the release of, BEEFLESS CAKES: Easy Plant-Based Recipes featuring Beefless Cakes. This 150-page cookbook includes more than just food photos; 30 eye-catching vegans also grace its pages — many based in Bend. “We really wanted to create a cookbook that was…