Join me at Sou’Wester Lodge Dec. 28 for a writing workshop:”Write Your Own Snapshot Memoir”

I’m really excited to be teaching a memoir writing workshop Saturday December 28th, 2019 inside the Sou’Wester Lodge. It’s $30 and runs from 11a.m. to 3p.m. Please bring a photo printed on paper of yourself that is more than 5 years old. Please join me for a powerful writing experience exploring a snapshot from your own life. The last workshop… Read more →

If You Go Fishing, Your Catch Will Be Plentiful

“If you go fishing, your catch will be plentiful.”   I found this saying inside a fortune cookie at the end of 2016. The most important word to me was “if,” and this saying seems to have perfectly summed up the first year of my small business, Oscar Astoria. No one is guaranteed a catch, but if you put yourself… Read more →

Mark Your Calendars: Event for my New Book of Poetry

Heather Douglas to Read from New Book Poetry Collection Created During Residency at AVA’s North Coast Writer’s Retreat   ASTORIA (Press Release November 22, 2016) – Local writer and illustrator Heather Douglas will read from her new book of poems, Creosote and Rain, on Saturday, December 10, at the Blue Scorcher Bakery, located at 14th and Duane Streets in Astoria.… Read more →