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Quote of the Week

"Almost all good writing begins with terrible first efforts. You need to start somewherer"

– Anne Lamott


Prompt of the Week


You are at a funeral and a loved one of the deceased doesn't show, but instead sends a note. What does the note say and why did the person send it?.


Autograph Party

If you are a current PNWA member and have a book(s) you'd like to sell, you can come to the Autograph Party, even if you're not attending the Conference.

For details, click here.


Summer Conference 

$475 for Members/ $550 for nonmembers

  • Conference price includes ONE Pitch Block
  •  Registered for the conference, but need a room in the hotel? Click here to get the PNWA discount. Space is limited!

DoubleTree Seattle Airport

18740 International Blvd, Seattle, WA 98188

• Our 2016 conference program is now up! Click here to view.

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Click here to see our list of agents and editors for the 2016 conference! Specific pitch blocks can be seen here.


 PNWA Member Spotlight: 

Courtney Pierce


Courtney Pierce has released Indigo Lake, the 2nd book of the Dushane Sisters Trilogy (Windtree Press, 2016). A laugh-out-loud read about three middle-age sisters that best-selling author Karen Karbo says ". . . is like sipping champagne with a chaser of Mountain Dew. Pure delight." Available in paperback and on Kindle at Amazon and on WindtreePress.

Conference Workshop Spotlight

How Do I Sell a Million Books?



 Workshop  Friday, 7/29 2:00 – 3:30pm

In this workshop, Carew Papritz, best selling author,  takes you through marketing for the indie author.  Learn how to get book reviews, build e-mail lists, collect Facebook likes and snag bookstore signings.

Conference Workshop Spotlight

Creating Identity and Branding for Authors

  Workshop Saturday, July 30th 10:00 - 11:30 am

Join Kiffer Brown, publisher of Chanticleer Book Reviews, as she discusses step by step how to create an effective author brand that will help build readership.

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7/28/2016 » 7/31/2016
2016 PNWA Conference

Thursday Keynote Speaker - Robert Dugoni

Thursday Master Class: Navigating the Future of Publishing

Thursday Master Class: The Art of Writing, with Robert Dugoni and Steven James

Thursday Master Class: The Story of Your Life: A Memoir Master Class by William Kenower

Community Search

Office: Writers' Cottage 317 NW Gilman Blvd., Ste. 8, Issaquah, WA 98027

Spring hours: Open Wed -Friday from 10am-3pm. 

With the conference right around the corner, Cottage hours have been scaled back for conference prep.  We will still be taking calls.

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Mailing: PMB 2717 - 1420 NW Gilman Blvd, Ste. 2,
Issaquah, WA 98027

Phone: (425) 673-2665
Fax: (425) 961-0768