Ever dreamed of becoming a travel writer? As part of the ongoing Writers on Writing series offered by the Coast Chapter of Willamette Writers, author Kim Cooper Findling will offer a workshop on Travel Writing for Fun and Profit.
This workshop will help you learn to think like a travel writer, pitch ideas to editors, break in to the travel market, and bring place and experience to life on the page. Participants should come prepared for hands-on writing activities.
This Willamette Writers event takes place from 7:00 to 8:30 pm on Tuesday, November 19th in the Newport Public Library’s McEntee meeting room at 35 NW Nye Street in Newport. The event is free and open to the public.
Kim Cooper Findling was born in Seattle and grew up on the Oregon coast. She earned a B.A. in Psychology from University of Oregon and a M.S. in Natural Resource Education from Oregon State University. Kim is an author and the editor of Central Oregon Magazine. She writes, edits and teaches writing. Her work has appeared in many magazines and literary journals including Alaska Air, Horizon Air, Sky West, Travel Oregon, Oregon Quarterly, Oregon Coast, Northwest Travel, High Desert Journal, Southern Oregon Magazine, Bend Living, Women’s Health and Fitness, Pregnancy and Seattle.
Kim has authored two books, Day Trips from Portland: Getaway Ideas for the Local Traveler and Chance of Sun: An Oregon Memoir, a chapter from which won the 2011 Oregon Quarterly Northwest Perspectives Essay Contest.
She wrote chapters for the books Best Places to Kiss in the Northwest, Day in the Life: Central Oregon, Back From War, Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Magic of Mothers and Daughters, and You’re Invited.