Willamette Writers Winter 2005 Meetings Feature Authors Jennie Shortridge, Irene Radford, Mike Moscow, Mary Rosenblum, and Marc Acito

(PRWEB) December 17, 2004

Willamette Writers winter 2005 speaker series begins with Jennie Shortridge (Riding With the Queen) speaking about building a publishing career on Tuesday, January 4th at The Old Church, SW 11th and Clay, Portland, Oregon. Doors open at 6:30 PM. The meeting lasts from 7-8 pm.

Shortridge quit freelancing to focus on writing fiction and now has book number two under contract with Penguin to be released in September 2005 (Eating Heaven), and a TV/film option on Riding With the Queen. Book number three, about a freelance food writer with major food issues, is under way.

In addition to her writing, Shortridge has been a working musician on and off since she was sixteen. In the mid-1980’s, while working day jobs, her band, The Untouchables, played nearly every week. Shortridge used her experiences of a hard life on the road to create the character of Tallie in Riding With The Queen.

For more information about Jennie’s writing and schedule of events, visit www.jennieshortridge.com

On February 1st, Willamette Writers speaker series continues with a panel of Irene Radford, Mike Moscoe and Mary Rosenblum speaking about science fiction and fantasy. On March 1st, Marc Acito speaks about writing humor.

Willamette Writers chapter in Eugene holds meetings the first Thursday of the month. Cai Emmons speaks about Honoring Obsession on January 6th. Dan Gomez speaks about The Realities of Crafting and Selling a Marketable Script on Saturday, January 8th in Medford. Details about these meetings are available on the WW web site.

Willamette Writers’ goal is to provide and encourage a creative environment and support system for current and aspiring writers. Since its beginning in 1965, Willamette Writers has provided meeting places for the exchange of ideas and information and has initiated programs designed to help writers increase skills related to the craft of writing. Both published and aspiring writers are invited to join. Dues are a year.


Free Antidepressant Prescribed On Authors Website

Romeoville, IL. (PRWEB) December 15, 2009

In a move going against the recommendations of his marketing staff, author P. E. Calhoun announced today on his website — http://www.pecalhoun.com — the description and process for releasing the free all-natural antidepressant found in our bodies described in his book, 7 Facets of God. This information had previously been used as part of a marketing campaign for 7 Facets of God.

“These times are painful for everyone and holiday blues aren’t helping the people who are suffering the most,” said P. E. Calhoun. Later posting on his website at http://www.pecalhoun.com, “I would rather help others for free then put a price on ‘relief from suffering’.”

When asked about the timing for this post, Mr. Calhoun said timing was due to the hopelessness he see’s in people this holiday season adding that not everybody wants an IPOD or a Droid. He further commented saying, “Some people just want hope.”

About P. E. Calhoun

P. E. Calhoun is the author of 7 Facets of God. Grew up in an abusive home environment and overcame the challenges it provided to write 7 Facets of God. Having overcome, he shares his life learning’s with others who are struggling. He continually seeks challenges which require insightful out-of-the-box perspectives resulting in the most creative solutions. Regularly attends Calvary Church in Naperville Illinois, with a congregation of over 10000 people where he has volunteered as a camera operator since 2004. He has worked eclectically in such industries as the medical industry, transportation industry, and most recently the electronics industry as a Test Engineer.

Contact Information:

Paul Calhoun, author of 7 Facets of God

(630) 885-8237