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Pre-Conference Reading List

We encourage to you to read one or more books by authors who will be teaching the workshops you will be attending. If you enjoy their book, please let others know by mentioning it on your blog, on social media, or a bookseller website.

Robert Arellano
Curse the Names
Havana Lunar

Suggested works by other authors
On Writing by Stephen King
Writing the Breakout Novel by Donald Maass
New Jersey Noir by Joyce Carol Oates (ed.)
Rogue River Feud by Zane Grey

Bill Cameron
Day One
County Line

Suggested Reading for workshop
Fall for Anything by Courtney Summers
Code Name Verity by Elizabeth E. Wein
Beat the Reaper by Josh Bazell

Tanya Chernov
A Real Emotional Girl: A Memoir of Love and Loss

Heidi Connelly
From Your Lips to God's Ear
Poison Ivy, Pets, & People
Bees and Other Stinging Insects
Kelly Davio
Burn This House
Tawna Fenske
Making Waves 
Believe it or Not 
Getting Dumped series 
Eat, Play, Lust novella 
Marine for Hire (Release date: February 2014) 
Frisky Business 
Kim Cooper Findling
Chance of Sun: An Oregon Memoir
Day Trips From Portland: Getaway Ideas for the Local Traveler
Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Magic of Mothers and Daughters (chapter)
Brave on the Page: Oregon Writers on Craft and the Creative Life (chapter)
Stefanie Freele
Surrounded By Water
Feeding Strays

Melissa Hart
Gringa: A Contradictory Girlhood
The Wildness Within: A Romance, an Adoption, and a Snowy Owl (Release date: Fall 2014)

Chuck Pyle
The Spaces In Between (Music CD)
Higher Ground - Songs of Colorado (Music CD)
True Unity (Music CD)
Romancing The Moment (Music CD)
Affected By The Moon (Music CD)
Camel Rock (Music CD)

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