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Conference News. Posted on August 12, 2015.

January Members Meeting!

Join us from 9:15-11:15 on January 20th at the Wenatchee Public Library for a stimulating and enlightening workshop. “Playing With Perspective” Writers in any genre will find this mini-workshop an eye-opening and intriguing way to capture the essence of your narrative. We’ll switch perspectives using a variety of voices (point of view) and a variety of tenses (time frame) exploring different approaches to engage the reader dynamically. Bring a short excerpt of your own writing, and a laptop or paper for lots of “quick writes” to share and discuss. Susan Lagsdin is a free lance journalist and poet with 30+ years experience teaching high school and college writing classes. She organizes events for Write On The River, writes about artists and houses for The Good Life magazine and teaches at Wenatchee Valley College.

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Upcoming Events. Posted on January 4, 2018.

2018 Writers Competition Opens!

It’s ba-aack! Our always popular, perennial Writers Competition. Sharpen your pencils, polish your prose, and give us your best. Besides winning esteem, acclaim, and rejuvenation, you’ll also have a shot at $1,200 in prizes. Entries are due March 16, so don’t delay! Click HERE for the 2018 Entry Form Click HERE to read last year’s fantastic winners!

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Upcoming Events. Posted on January 4, 2018.

December Members Meeting

“Writers Meeting Writers” Saturday, December 16 9:15-11:15 Downstairs at the Wenatchee Public Library “Reading Your Work in Public Beautifully” Do you get nervous when you’re up in front of people? Does the microphone fill you with dread? Would you like to overcome anxiety and become more adept at reading your work in public? Susan Blair, former professional speaker, trainer and member of Toastmasters International (Advanced Toastmaster-Silver) will share tips and techniques for reading your work in public more effectively. Through easy, non-intimidating exercises, we’ll practice techniques designed to help us relax and feel more confident in front of people. In addition, we’ll have some fun networking and doing some writing! Questions? Contact Susan Blair, Membership Chair at sfblair61@gmail.com.

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Upcoming Events. Posted on December 4, 2017.

Creating the Novel: A Seven-Week Writing Seminar

Creating the Novel Note: This Seminar is now FULL. If you’d like to be added to the Waiting List, please email Kay at tko@kaykenyon.com Write On The River presents a seven-week writing seminar from Kay Kenyon. This seminar is for beginners and mid-career authors of mainstream as well as genre novels. Topics will include concept, character growth, plot progression, scenes,structure, narrative tools and staying focused. Each session will include an hour of instruction and an hour’s critique of a student manuscript by the instructor and the other five students. Following the seminar’s conclusion, participants can stay in touch with the instructor and each other in a private on-line chat room. DATES: First session is on Thursday, February 15 (to avoid Valentines Day) and will run every other week after that on Wednesdays until May 9. TIME: 7:00 – 9:00 PM. COST: $250 REQUIREMENTS:  Membership in Write on the River. Join here.

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Upcoming Events. Posted on December 3, 2017.