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About Us

Our mission: To foster the writing arts, sustain a vital North Central Washington writing community and nurture writers from inspiration to publication.

A Writing Organization for You

Have you always wanted to write a novel?
Does your family memoir yearn for the light of day?
Do you have short stories, poetry, freelance articles, non-­fiction book ideas?
Whatever your writing goals are, Write On The River can help!

Write on the River Can Help You

Share your work in progress

  • Our seasonal Writers Meeting Writers networking events give an opportunity to read your work in public in a supportive environment.
  • We help connect writers of different abilities and interests in writing groups and provide guidelines to get them started.

Learn from experts

  • Nationally and internationally-¬≠recognized authors headline our annual spring conference workshops and keynote address.
  • Professional editors and literary agents provide practical feedback at conference appointments and at other events throughout the year.

Connect with other writers

  • Become a Write on the River Member to enjoy discounted conference fees, special Members-only events, and other great benefits
  • Participate in exciting initiatives like our National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) group and our “Writing Craft” Book Clubs through the North Central Regional Library