Usually, WOTS is an Edmonds, Washington event, but this year it’s going to be online.
It’s a small, affordable conference focused on the craft of writing. A broad variety of sessions, workshops and panel discussions are available for all levels and interests, including valuable information regarding today’s writing and publishing industry.
Registration opens 9 August and is a la carte. The schedule includes keynote speaker Lisa See on “Building the Story: Writers’ Process & Research.”
- There’s a writing contest opportunity for any registered authors.
- You can have your manuscript or poetry critiqued by a professional author or writing instructor.
- Getting Published: From Traditional to Self-Publishing
- Revision Made Easy
- Making a Scene: Getting Your Characters to Act (Out)
- Your Vision / Your Voice
- It was a Dark and Stormy Night
- What Good is Research?
- Fifteen Tips for Getting (Happily) Published
- Memory and Imagination: Tools for Writers of Memoir
- Pillars of Great Nonfiction Writing
- The Secret Power of Verbs
- Understanding Narrative Structure
- How Cross-Disciplinary Writing Can Enhance Your Craft and Elevate Your Career
- Creating Emotional Impact in Fiction and Memoir
- Spark the Fire: Improvisational Techniques for Writers
- The Three Step Formula for Building an Author Platform
- A Vivid Sense of Place
- Who’s That Talking: The Problem With Point of View
- Indigenous Ekphrastic Technique: Bending Boundaries, Breaking Barriers
- Creating Believable Villains