right here, write now

Join Us for an Autumn Workshop!

Two sessions on “Reaching Readers”

Saturday, October 20 – 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM  —  Wenatchi Hall on the Wenatchee Valley College campus.

  • –Two workshops, lunch and (optional) critique for only $70 (nonmembers $85)
  • –Register by September 10 for an automatic $10 discount.
  • –Sign up for a private critiquing session with one of the presenters!


 Write Hard, Write Fast, No Mercy! – Jason Brick

Writing successful fiction and non-fiction doesn’t mean you have to be Bruce Lee or Cobra Kai, but it sure doesn’t hurt.” Learn real-life, right-now strategies for a targeted approach to print and online publications.

Jason Brick (also a martial artist) is an author, conference presenter and writing coach for individuals and corporations who has ghost written 20 novels and published 3,000 short stories and articles.

From Slush to Shelf – Rachel Letofsky, CookeMcDermid Agency

Avoid common pitfalls writers make in the submission process and master the maze of publication starting with presenting your work in the best possible light to mentors, agents, editors and publishers.

Rachel Letofsky, an agent with the CookeMcDermid Agency, travels throughout Canada and the US to literary events and works closely in a range of genre with both published and unpublished authors.


Submit pages for a 20-minute personal critique session. EXTENDED DEADLINE OCTOBER 10.

If you would like to schedule a 20-minute personal writing critique session with either Rachel Letofsky or Jason Brick, please submit your manuscript as directed below, in an email attachment. Send up to 10 pages in Times New Roman, 12-point font, double spaced. Indicate whether it’s fiction or non-fiction and whether it’s the start of a longer work or an excerpt. (cite WOTR in the subject line)

To send your manuscript to Jason Brick: brickcommajason@gmail.com

To send your manuscript to Rachel Letofsky: info@writeontheriver.org

TO REGISTER CLICK HERE (directions included for how to sign up to become a WOTR member to qualify for the discount.)