I had the most amazing group for my “Poetry Through List Making” workshop at Sou’Wester this weekend. It was truly an honor to work with this group. Everyone was so open and willing to share. We had a lot of laughs and even a few tears. What a fantastic group and an amazing place to teach a poetry workshop. Read more →
Poetry Through List Making Workshop!
Sou’Wester Holiday Bazaar!
Oscar Astoria will be at the Sou’Wester Holiday Bazaar this Saturday December 16th from 12-6. Come check it out AND the Adrift will have a holiday bazaar at the same time just down the road! Here are a few of the items I plan to bring! Read more →
My AVA Residency: A Wrap Up Blog
Check out my blog marking the end of my 4 month long writing residency with AVA! click on the link below: In The Assassin’s Nest: My Writing Residency 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 →
Exploratory Trip: Crafty Wonderland’s Spring Market
Yesterday, I took a business trip of sorts to Crafty Wonderland’s Spring Market in Portland at the Oregon Convention Center. I have a dream to have my coloring books and/or future products in the Crafty wonderland shop or at one of the craft fairs and I wanted to see just how possible it would be to conceptualize a booth… Read more →
Book Launch Round Up
My book launch on May 14th, 2016 at The Blue Scorcher Bakery was more than I could have hoped for. It started out with my Aunt JoAnn and Uncle Clyde surprising me by driving all the way from Canby to attend. I couldn’t believe it when I saw them walk through the door! They handed me a dozen red roses… Read more →
Getting Ready for the Book Launch
I (make that we) have been busy screen printing–thanks to the help of my sister. 🙂 I’m excitedly getting ready for the book launch tomorrow! Please come out, check out the book and enjoy some cookies and conversation. There will also be additional food and beverages for purchase as well! Oscar Astoria Book Launch for two titles: That’s So… Read more →