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"'Step into a scene and let it drip from your fingertips."

- MJ Bush

Prompt of the Week

The air grew thick with smoke. The streetlights flickered on and off. And then I saw it....

Riff on that.



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R.L Stine, author of the bestselling horror series, Goosebumps for kids and Fear Street for Young Adults, will be our keynote speaker for our 2018 Conference. You won't want to miss this!


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

Fall hours: Open Monday -Friday from 10am-3pm. 

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Mailing: 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 62 years.