27th annual Write on the Sound Writers’ Conference set for October

Aug 29, 2012

Join other scribes for the Write on the Sound Writers’ Conference, presented by the Edmonds Arts Commission on Oct. 5-7, 2012.

The conference is held in the historic Frances Anderson Center in Edmonds, an ideal setting for unraveling the mysteries of writing.

This unique and affordable conference attracts presenters and participants from the Northwest, far flung states, and abroad.

Saturday and Sunday workshops offer more than 30 sessions on craft, marketing, and specialty writing topics.

Fiction, non-fiction, poetry, YA, social networking and creativity are only some of the choices.

This year’s presenters include travel writer Rick Steves and Washington State poet laureate Kathleen Flenniken.

Other highlights include six pre-conference workshops, onsite bookshop and manuscript critiques throughout the conference with experienced industry professional, Bonnie Rough.

This year’s keynote speaker is Carla Neggers, a N.Y. Times and USA Today best-selling author who has published more than 60 novels in 24 languages in mystery and romantic suspense.

She’ll share her writer’s journey and unravel the mystery of success in her keynote and workshop.

The keynote lecture is free to conference participants and additional tickets are $15 for adults/$10 Student (w/ID).

Tickets are available in advance by calling 425-771-0228 or 425-771-0230.

Artist and author Marcia Shaver will give a free public presentation at 12:45 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7, in the EAF Gallery in the Frances Anderson Center.

In her recent book, The Artist’s Journey: The Perfumed Pilgrim Tackles the Camino deSantiago, Shaver combines her passion for drawing and her love of travel.

Travel to Edmonds for WOTS and explore answers to the mysteries of writing.

For inspiration and information – make Edmonds your destination for the 27th Write on the Sound conference, Oct. 5-7, 2012.

The conference is limited to approximately 250 participants, with early registration until Sept. 4 – $127 (2 days). Regular rate $147.

Brochure and registration information is available at: www.writeonthesound.com.

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