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

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

WOTS offers a variety of high quality workshops offer an affordable experience for writers of all levels. Half-day workshops are offered on the Friday before the conference weekend. The conference also features a keynote address, on-site bookshop, manuscript and poetry critique appointments and a writing contest. On Saturday evening, get to know fellow writers and conference presenters at a book signing reception overlooking the sunset on Puget Sound.

Edmonds WA is located 30 minutes north of downtown Seattle. With outstanding views of the water and the Olympic Mountains, Edmonds features 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. Pre-conference online workshops plus 30 in-person weekend sessions, keynote, book sale reception, writing contest, one-on-one manuscript critique appointments.
Program Length
3 days
Group Size or S:T Ratio
Program Focus
Journalism, Science Fiction/Fantasy, Travel, Business/Technical, Publishing, Marketing, Non-fiction, Young Adult, Poetry, Autobiography/Memoir, Mystery, Fiction
Schedule available spring 2024 on website
(all fees subject to change. Registration fees announced spring of 2023) Registration $50-$350. Writing contest entry $15. Manuscript Critique $45
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