October 3-5, 2014

Write on the Sound

Steve-White-2Write on the Sound Writers' Conference (WOTS), presented the first weekend in October in Edmonds, Washington, is a unique, high quality, affordable conference focusing on the craft of writing. Over 30 workshops and panel discussions are presented for all levels and interests, including valuable information regarding today's publishing industry. A limited admission of approximately 275 attendees makes WOTS the perfect place to spark your creativity, share ideas and network with other writers.

Looking forward to its 30th year in 2015, WOTS attracts presenters and participants from all over the Northwest, the U.S. and from abroad. Plenty of free time is available to explore the picturesque community of Edmonds, located right on the Puget Sound.


If you are interested in becoming a presenter, "Click here" for application information.


For more information about the conference, click on the PDF copy of the 2014 conference brochure: 2014_EAC_WOTS_Brochure_FINAL.pdf


2014 Conference Fees (fees are subject to change for 2015)

Pre-Conference (Fri)

$75 Pre-Conference Half Day Workshops
$125 Pre-Conference Full Day Workshop

Full Conference (Sat/Sun)
$140 (2 days), before August 30
$155 (2 days), after August 30
$88 Single Day (Sat or Sun, only)

Other Fees
$35 Manuscript Critique with Bill Johnson
$15 Contest Fee (per entry)

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Edmonds is a town of 40,000 located on the shores of Puget Sound in Snohomish County, about 20 minutes north of Seattle, and 45 minutes from SeaTac airport. With outstanding views of the water and the Olympic mountains to the west, Edmonds has a charming downtown including boutiques, travel specialties, galleries and restaurants. Known as an arts community, Edmonds is home to outstanding performing and visual arts and a historic museum.

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Conference Information

Looking forward to its 30th anniversary, Oct 2, 3 & 4, 2015, this unique and affordable conference for fiction, nonfiction and poetry writers offers over thirty sessions specifically focused on the craft of writing, information regarding marketing, publishing and industry trends, plus workshops on specialty writing topics. It is a fantastic opportunity to network with fellow writers and presenters from all around the Northwest, U.S. and abroad.

Contact Us

Write on the Sound Writers' Conference (WOTS)

Frances Anderson Center
700 Main Street   
Edmonds, WA 98020

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The WOTS Conference is easily accessible by public transportation. Please check websites for current transportation schedules.

By Bus:  Community Transit   
By the Sounder: Sound Transit
By Train: Amtrak