An inspirational weekend on the breathtaking shores of Puget Sound.
Tentative 2021 dates: Oct 1-3. Online or In-person format "TBD" late spring/early summer.
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. Pre-conference half and full-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, relax and get to know fellow writers and conference presenters at a book signing reception overlooking the sunset on Puget Sound.
Edmonds WA is located 20 minutes north of Seattle, and 45 minutes from SeaTac airport. 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.
Focus is on the craft of writing. Pre-conference workshops, 30 weekend sessions, Saturday keynote, book sale reception, writing contest, one-on-one manuscript critique appointments.
Group Size or S:T Ratio
Journalism, Science Fiction/Fantasy, Travel, Business/Technical, Publishing, Poetry, Autobiography/Memoir, Mystery, Fiction, Young Adult, Non-fiction, Marketing
Roster of presenters, speakers and conference schedule available May 2020.
(Subject to change for 2021) $165/Sat & Sun; $99/single day. Fri Pre-conference 1/2 day workshops $85, full day $138. Writing contest entry $15. Manuscript Critique $42
City of Edmonds Arts & Culture Manager
Write on the Sound Writers' Conference
700 Main St.
Edmonds, WA 98020