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February 9th 6 - 9pm
Gilman Village  Wine Walk

Call for Presentations!

We are starting to solicit workshops and presentations for the 2019 PNWA Writer's Conference on September 12-15th.

If you are interested, fill out the form in the link below return and the form either by physical mail or email
before January 30th, 2019


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Member Speaker Meeting: How to Begin Your Story


Saturday, January Tuesday, January 19, 2019

10am - 1pm

January to May: This connected monthly series will take your novel from beginning to end. Each session will review point of view, plotting, character development, voice and setting. Each session will also include writing exercises that cover the key scenes in your novel.
King County Library Service Center
 960 Newport Way NW
Issaquah, WA 98027


Time: 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Upcoming Member Speaker Meetings


Meetings are held at the King County Library Service Center (960 Newport Way NW, Issaquah, WA)


Saturday, February 9th - Your Characters Begin Their Journey

Saturday, March 9th - The Sagging Middle (Part 1)

Saturday, April 13th - The Sagging Middle (Part 2)

Saturday, June 8th - Nonfiction Workshop

Saturday, June 13th - Nonfiction Workshop

No Workshop in August

Saturday, September 7th - Conference Prep: Pitches, Loglines & Back Cover Blurbs

Nancy Pearl Book Award

Submissions are now open!

For details on rules, categories, and how to submit your work click here:


PNWA Literary Contest

Officially opens in January!

For details on the contest, click here:


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

Hours: Open Tuesday - Friday from 10 am - 3 pm 

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

Phone: (425) 673-2665




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Helping authors with writing resources and hosting the summer writer's conference for 63 years.