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

An inspirational literary autumn weekend on the breathtaking shores of Puget Sound.

OCTOBER 2-4, 2015 • 30th 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 expertise and literary visions.

A variety of intimate, high quality workshops offer an affordable experience for writers of all levels. Pre-conference half and full-day workshops are also offered. In addition to two full days of workshops, the conference features a keynote address, on-site bookshop, 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 gathering 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 session, Saturday keynote, reception, pre-conference critique sessions & workshops on Friday, writing contest.
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 2015 includes: Robert Dugoni, Stella Cameron, Rick Steves, Eric Witchey, Shirin Yim Bridges, Mary Buckham, Nina Kiriki Hoffman, Scott Driscoll, Kathrin Lake, Liz Prato,Q Lindsey Barrett, Maya Zeller, and more.
Registration Begins Online in July 2015. 2014 rates: $145/2 days early bird, $165/2 days late registration. $90/single day. Pre-conference 1/2 day workshops $77, full day $125, 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