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"Writing is a form of therapy; sometimes I wonder how all those who do not write, compose, or paint can manage to escape the madness, melancholia, the panic and fear which is inherent in a human situation."

- Graham Greene

Prompt of the Week

Write a scene from your Thanksgiving day.  Do not use a single visual reference.



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Early Bird Discount


"A Professional Writer is an amateur who didn't quit. -Richard Bach"


Don't miss this deal! Good till April 1st


The PNWA 2018 Conference 2018 Early Bird is now open. 


- $375 for PNWA Members 

- Includes 1 pitch block

- 50% off additional pitch blocks


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February Speaker Meeting 


Mastering Facebook: An Author's Guide

Presented by Nicole Persun & Joe Gillard

Thursday, February 8th  7:00 - 8:30 pm

King County Library Service Center

960 Newport Way NW

Issaquah, WA 

PNWA Contests


Contests - Deadline extended to March 23, 2018

Heads up! We are now accepting submissions for our Literary Contest and Nancy Pearl Book Award.  You can find the details below.

And if you participated in NaNoWriMo you get a discount off your entry.

Contest details HERE.

The Art of Personal Essay

Class starts Saturday, March 3rd

Saturdays, March 3 - 31st, 9:30 am  - 12 pm

Presented by William Kenower

Writers' Cottage
317 NW Gilman Blvd, Ste. #8, Issaquah, WA

Register HERE.


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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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