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The time has finally arrived…registration for the 2014 Write On The River Conference is now OPEN! Join us May 16,17 and 18 for two-and-a-half days of content-packed workshops, world-class faculty, agent and editor pitch appointments, and a year’s worth of inspiration. No matter what or why you write, the Write On The River Conference will bring you to the next level.
Last year we sold out – and valued pitch appointments with our agent and editor are first-come, first-served – so don’t miss out on this opportunity. Register today!
May 16, 17 & 18 2014 in Wenatchee
Twelve workshops, award-winning authors and fuel to keep your writing fire alive. Join us on the banks of the mighty Columbia and keep the words flowing.More About the Conference »
Year Round Encouragement
We are a year-round organization offering diverse opportunities for Washington writers to network, socialize, hone their craft and stoke their fire. Discover all that Write on the River has to offer. .Get More Info »
Special Workshops Year-Round
On January 25th Write On The River is presenting a special Member Workshop: "The Professional Self Publisher." Learn from a super-successful local exactly how to make self-publishing work for you and how it just might make your writing dreams come true!See All Writing Events »
Supporting a Valuable Organization
Becoming a Write on the River Member brings with it a number of great benefits. Reduced Conference admission, special Members-Only events, discounts at local retailers, and more. Plug into the community and become a Member today.More about Memberships »
The time has finally arrived…registration for the 2014 Write On The River Conference is now OPEN! Join us May 16,17 and 18 for two-and-a-half days of content-packed workshops, world-class faculty, agent and editor pitch appointments, and a year’s worth of inspiration. No matter what or why you write, the Write On The River Conference will bring you to the next level. Last year we sold out – and valued pitch appointments with our agent and editor are first-come, first-served – so don’t miss out on this opportunity. Register today! CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!Conference News. Posted on February 8, 2014.
For me, finding a new book to take home from the bookstore is like the first date at the start of a new romance. We can’t wait to start spending time together.
So I had a total book crush when I picked up one called S. recently. Hardbound, sealed into a gorgeous black protective book sleeve, I’d read that S. was supposed to be Book 2.0 – the next generation of novels. I didn’t even make it home. I ducked into the nearest coffee shop and cracked the seal. Maybe there’d be things in there I could even adapt to make my own novel a smash hit! Keep Reading »
Join old friends and meet some new ones in the latest installment of our always-fun, ever-entertaining and endlessly-popular Four Minutes of Fame Open Mic reading nights! We’ll be at Upper Eastside Coffee on March, 20…opens at 6:30, readings start at 7:00. Yummy snacks and drinks will be available for purchase. Read up to four minutes of a story, memoir, passage or poem you’re working on – or just come and enjoy hearing the work of others! This is not a critique session or poetry slam, but just a fun and casual way to meet other writers and hear what others in our community are doing. Time slots at the microphone are limited, and always fill up. Write On The River Members can sign up beginning February 20 (click here to learn about becoming a Member). Non-members can reserve any remaining slots on March 10. To reserve your reading slot, contactUpcoming Events. Posted on February 17, 2014.
Join fifteen local authors on Saturday, February 8 for a book signing at Pybus Public Market from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. There will be a special door prize drawing at 2:00. Authors include Derek Sheffield, Bill Layman, Theresa Monsey, Robert Wells and Kay Kenyon. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to meet and talk writing with a whole cadre of successful local authors in the unique and lively atmosphere that only Pybus Public Market can provide. A Special Thanks to Pybus Public Market and A Book For All Seasons! Other authors signing will be: Haley Whitehall, Connie Michael, Nate Grant, Robert Anderson, Dorothy Jean Schroeder, Bob O’Reilly, Amy Warwick, Dave Peckham, Donna Lee Anderson, Sandy Jarvis and Barbara deRubertis.Upcoming Events. Posted on February 6, 2014.
Registration is NOW OPEN for Members for our 2014 Write On The River Writing Conference! The Conference is May 16, 17 and 18 and features Keynote Jess Walter, two days of workshops from a world-class faculty, pitch opportunities with a literary agent and publishing editor, networking opportunities, and inspiration and education to spare. Click here to read about this year’s workshops. Don’t miss your chance at what could be the highlight of your best writing year yet! This Early Bird Registration is for Write On The River Members only (but becoming a Member is easy…CLICK HERE!). General Registration will start on February 8. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!Conference News, Upcoming Events. Posted on February 1, 2014.