Writers conference that includes speakers, panels, breakout sessions, authors' readings, reception with authors, pitch sessions with literary agents, book signings, open mic for attendees.
Group Size or S:T Ratio
Autobiography/Memoir, Children's, Fiction, Nature, Non-fiction, Poetry, Publishing
2013: Alice Acheson, Bruce Beasley, Jeff Bender, Wendy Call, Karen Finneyfrock, Waverly Fitzgerald, Kathleen Flenniken, Mary Hammerbeck, Thor Hanson, Gary Luke, Frances McCue, Suzanne Paola, Brenda Peterson, Naseem Rakha, Natalie Serber, Jennie Shortridge
$259 (early bird through May 15 $229). Off-campus residence hall lodging available. Pitch sessions and marketing consultations are additional.
Whatcom Community College Community Education
237 West Kellogg Road
Bellingham, WA 98226
Free Expressions Seminars
Unparalleled instruction, feedback, and inspiration from industry professionals. Our simple goal: to help you achieve artistic and commercial success—now and for your entire writing career.
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Author Salon Commercial Novel Writing Program
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