The Olympic Peninsula Authors (OPA) welcome you to come listen to their authors from 2-3pm on Wednesday, November 8th, at the Blue Whole Gallery, 129 W. Washington St. This collaborative event is free and the public is welcome. The theme for this Writers Read event is “Voices of Inspiration”. This event will showcase the pivotal role that gratitude plays in the creative process, as writers share their personal stories of inspiration. “We are thrilled to host this event, which brings together writers to express their thankfulness for the inspirations that fuel their writing,” said Jolene Sanborn, one of the Blue Whole Gallery board members.