Write on the Sound Writers' Conference and Pre-Conference
Write on the Sound Writers' Conference and Pre-Conference slideshow

Experience an autumn weekend of literary inspiration on the beautiful shores of Puget Sound.

OCTOBER 3-5, 2014 • 29th ANNUAL

A well-established conference and regional favorite, WRITE ON THE SOUND presents over thirty workshops by noted authors, educators, and trade professionals who share their talents and literary visions.

A variety of intimate, high quality workshops offer an affordable experience for writers of all levels. Pre-conference workshops are offered on Friday afternoon. In addition to two full days of workshops on Saturday and Sunday, the conference features a keynote address, on-site book shop, manuscript critique appointments, and a themed writing contest. On Saturday evening, relax and get to know fellow writers and conference presenters at a book signing and casual reception overlooking the sunset on Puget Sound.

Edmonds, known as an arts community, is located 20 minutes north of Seattle, 45 minutes from SeaTac airport. With outstanding views of the water and the Olympic Mountains to the west, Edmonds has a charming downtown with a variety of specialty shops, galleries, restaurants, and a regional performing arts center.

About Us
Program Description
Focus is on the craft of writing. 4 sessions/day & a choice of 4 workshops/sessions within each time slot, Saturday keynote, reception, pre-conference critique sessions & workshops on Friday, writing contest.
Upcoming Event

Oct 3 - 5, 2014
Venue: Frances Anderson Center, 700 Main Street, Edmonds WA
Program Length
2-1/2 days
Group Size or S:T Ratio
Program Focus
Autobiography/Memoir, Business/Technical, Children's, Fiction, Humor, Journalism, Marketing, Mystery, Non-fiction, Poetry, Publishing, Romance, Science Fiction/Fantasy, Travel, Young Adult
Faculty to be announced in July 2014.
Registration Begins Online in late July 2014. 2013 rates were: $135/2 days early bird, $150/2 days late registration. $85/1 single day. Pre-conference workshops $73, writing contest entry $15, Manuscript Critique $35, box lunch $15.
U.S. Locations
Edmonds, Washington
Frances Chapin
City of Edmonds Cultural Services Manager
Write on the Sound Writers' Conference
700 Main St.
Edmonds, WA 98020
United States
Phone: 425-771-0228
Fax: 425-771-0253