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New York Times bestselling author, Jess Walter

New York Times bestselling author, Jess Walter

Two weeks until the fab writers conference in Easter Washington, Write on the River. Join us May 16-18 in Wenatchee  for workshops, chats with authors, agent/publisher appointments and a keynote by the amazing Jess Walter!

Conferences like this one can instruct, inspire and impact your writing life. And in Wenatchee, the weather is warm, and wine country beckons for an extended stay.

We’ll have our usual emphasis on fiction and nonfiction, along with key workshops on self publishing. Our guest agent is Andrea Hurst. Special sessions from Larry Brooks, one of the most sought-after writing teachers in the country. He’ll teach a class on Saturday and a half day master class on Sunday. Fifteen workshops to choose from, all in the beautiful campus setting of Wenatchee Valley College.

Write on the River Conference May 16 (evening keynote) and May 17-18 Register here. Info on workshops/faculty:  WOTR website.

Our lineup of workshops includes:



Larry Brooks

  1. Characterization

  2. The structure of the novel

  3. Short stories

  4. Poetry

  5. YA writing

  6. an evening with Jess Walter (Friday, May 16)

Wendy Call on creative nonfiction

Wendy Call on creative nonfiction


  1. Creative nonfiction

  2. The nonfiction book: how to begin

  3. Agent and editor appointments

  4. Internet marketing

  5. Publishing: what traditional publishers are looking for

  6. New publishing: hybrids and do-it-yourself

Jason Brick on self publishing

Agent Andrea Hurst


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