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"Writing is a form of therapy; sometimes I wonder how all those who do not write, compose, or paint can manage to escape the madness, melancholia, the panic and fear which is inherent in a human situation."

- Graham Greene

Prompt of the Week

Write a scene from your Thanksgiving day.  Do not use a single visual reference.



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Young Author's Day

September 15th, 2018


Featured Speaker: R. L. Stine

Free mini conference for
Ages 8 - 16


Children must be accompanied by an adult.


 Early Bird Conference Discount


"A Professional Writer is an amateur who didn't quit. -Richard Bach" 

Don't miss this deal!

Prices go up on June 15th ($475 for members/ $575 for non-members)


The PNWA 2018 Conference 2018 Early Bird is now open. 


- $425 for PNWA Members 

- Includes 1 pitch block




PNWA Writing Tips 


Are you looking for a little inspiration?  Perhaps a quick how to?  

Check out our Writing Tips - a 40 page PDF with writing tips compiled from our newsletters.

Available for FREE for PNWA Members Only.

Just log onto our website as a member and check out the resources section.

Available HERE.


 The Art of Personal Essay

Starts Saturday, May 26th

This class runs for 5 Saturdays from May 26th - June 23st,  9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Price: $200 for current PNWA Members; $300 for Nonmembers

Classes are held at the Writers' Cottage  (317 NW Gilman Village, Ste #8, Issaquah, WA)

Register HERE.

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2018 PNWA Conference

Young Authors' Day (Ages 8 - 16 only)

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

Hours: Open Monday -Friday from 10am-3pm. 

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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.