Write on the Sound Writers' Conference and Pre-Conference
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An inspirational weekend on the breathtaking shores of Puget Sound.

SEPT 30-OCT 1-2, 2016 • 31st ANNUAL

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

A variety of intimate, high quality workshops offer an affordable experience for writers of all levels. Friday half and full-day workshops are also offered. The conference also features a keynote address, on-site bookshop, manuscript critique appointments, and a writing contest. On Saturday evening, relax and get to know fellow writers and conference presenters at a book signing and casual gathering overlooking the sunset on Puget Sound.

Edmonds WA, known as an arts community, is located 20 minutes north of Seattle, and 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 per day, Saturday keynote, reception, pre-conference half & full-day workshops, writing contest.
Upcoming Event

Sep 30 - Oct 2, 2016
Venue: Frances Anderson Center, 700 Main St, Edmonds WA
Program Length
3 days
Group Size or S:T Ratio
Program Focus
Autobiography/Memoir, Business/Technical, Fiction, Humor, Journalism, Marketing, Mystery, Non-fiction, Poetry, Publishing, Romance, Science Fiction/Fantasy, Travel, Young Adult
Faculty for 2016 includes: Margie Lawson, John Moe, Stella Pope Duarte, Tod Marshall, Meg Files, James Thayer, Bharti Kirchner, and more.
Registration Begins Online July 18, 9AM (PDT), 2016 $150/Sat-Sun; $90/single day. Fri Pre-confernce 1/2 day workshops $80, full day $128, writing contest entry $15, Manuscript Critique $37, box lunch $15.
U.S. Locations
Edmonds, Washington
Calendar Link
Frances Chapin
City of Edmonds Arts & Culture Manager
Write on the Sound Writers' Conference
700 Main St.
Edmonds, WA 98020
United States
Phone: 425-771-0228
Fax: 425-771-0253