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Conference News. Posted on August 12, 2015.

October Members’ Meeting!

Our Members’ Meetings are back! The next one will be October 21st at the Wenatchee Public Library (Down the stairs, through the kids’ book section, and all the way in the back.) Everything begins at 9 AM and ends at 11 AM, so come show us your bright-eyed, bushy-tailed self, mingle with other local authors, and hear a great presentation! PICTURE, SENTENCE, AND INNER TENNIS Please join award-winning visual artist and poet Joanna Thomas for an informal talk and generative workshop exploring notions of the sublime unconscious, divine nonchalance, and effortless concentration, as she explains how writing a postcard-a- day means you will never suffer from writer’s block again. Please bring a pen––postcards will be provided. A question- and-answer session will continue the conversation after the workshop. Joanna Thomas, along with several hundred poets from near and far, has participated for years in the August Poetry Postcard Festival (AugPoPo), founded

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Upcoming Events. Posted on September 24, 2017.

Fall Four Minutes of Fame…in the Methow!

On October 28th, join us for a cozy autumn evening, sharing words and stories! We have another installment of our always-popular Four Minutes of Fame open mic reading events, once again being held at the beautiful Sun Mountain Lodge outside of Winthrop, WA. The socializing begins at 6:30 pm, the readings at 7:00. It’s casual, it’s easy…and it’s free. All writers and friends are welcome to attend the evening event at no cost. Read your own work or just listen to good writing, enjoy a no-host beverage and dessert bar and meet new people. Expect a full evening of reading and listening to original work by local writers and, just for fun, make it a sleepover! As a special option, Sun Mountain Lodge is offering half-price rooms for any attendees: Saturday night is just $148 total double occupancy, with dessert plate and continental breakfast included. Additional nights available, prior to

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Upcoming Events. Posted on September 24, 2017.

First Ever Writers Retreat!

Do you need some time away from life’s distractions to sit down and actually get words on the page? Are you thirsting for an opportunity to dive deeply into your writing? Well, here’s your chance. Write On The River is hosting our first ever Writers Retreat! Join a fellowship of writers for four days of uninterrupted writing: with as much solitude or camaraderie as you like,  in a private lodge surrounded by quiet, riverfront beauty, and supported by companions who are also working on their writing. JRs Riverfront Retreat in Plain has a variety of rooms, as well as a loft with twin beds, with prices varying accordingly. Bring your own food to cook in one of two kitchens, gather to talk with others if and when you wish, walk the forested property for inspiration, and experience the focus and peace that a beautiful retreat can provide. We’ll write in

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Upcoming Events. Posted on September 6, 2017.

Summer 2017 Four Minutes of Fame!

It’s time for another one of our always enjoyable, ever popular open mic reading nights! Join us on Thursday, August 17th for a lively and convivial night of poetry and prose. Share your own written words, or just listen to others! We’ll be meeting at beautiful O’Grady’s at Sleeping Lady in Leavenworth. Doors will open at 5:00, readings will start at 6:00. Local cuisine and full bar are available all evening. To sign up for a reading slot, email info@writeontheriver.org

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Upcoming Events. Posted on July 18, 2017.