Author Archives: eilíseward

Sidebar: Map to Becoming a Published Author

By: Eilise Ward   Write ↓ Join a Writer’s Group      ↔ MFA ↓ Look for an Agent       ↔           Self-Publish ↓ Agent Looks for Publisher ↓ Publicist looks for Pre-reviews and Marketing Opportunities ↓ Book Gets Published    

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Becoming a Published Author

By: Eilise Ward With a lifelong dream of someday becoming a published novelist, a curiously naïve college junior sets out on a mission to find out how one goes from hopeful writer to successful author. Barbara Cerrado Pope, Debra Gwartney, … Continue reading

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Enterprise Project Outline

How local Eugene authors become published authors and how they further their writing talents in the process Eilise Ward Anecdotal Lede: Catchy grab about how writers stumble or happen upon inspiration for their books Nut Graf: Introduce the three Eugene … Continue reading

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Enterprise Story Update

For my enterprise story I am interviewing three local Eugene authors who have recently published books that have been very well-received. All of them were 2009 Oregon Book Awards finalists. As of right now, my story will feature Barbara Corrado … Continue reading

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Life is Like a Tennis Court-Balls Fly at You Fast

Sophomore tennis player Aaron Clissold tells how he found his way to Oregon from the Land Down Under By Eilise Ward Five months ago Aaron Clissold wasn’t sure if he’d be able to continue playing tennis for the University of … Continue reading

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If you happen to be in Ireland for St. Valentines Day…

If you happen to be in love and in Ireland on February 14th, St. Valentine’s Day then there’s no better place to visit than Whitefriar Street Church in Dublin. This happens to be the place where St. Valentine’s remains reside … Continue reading

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Super Bowl XLV ads fall flat as expectations rise

Cal Young residents and workers share their thoughts on the ever-popular Super Bowl XLV commercials By Eilise Ward Super Bowl Sunday is a grand American tradition that unites football, music, and commercial fans alike to celebrate some of the years’ … Continue reading

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A Tour Around Cal Young/Harlow

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Ireland Tweets

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Q & A with Irish Fireside

Q & A with Corey Taratuta, co-host of the Irish Fireside podcast and blog. What inspired you to start Irish Fireside? Liam and I own a cottage in Ireland and have been traveling there for many years. The podcast was … Continue reading

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