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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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Nancy Pearl Book Award 2017 Winners


Eliza Waite by Ashley E. Sweeney available HERE.

Wander by Lori Tobias available HERE.

Contests - Extended the Deadline


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.

Deadline to enter: March 23, 2018

PNWA 2018 Conference Presenters

Do you have an idea for a workshop?

We're accepting proposals for our 2018 Conference workshops.  To be considered, download and complete the Call for Presenters form.

Deadline to submit a workshop January 31, 2018

Download the form 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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Helping authors with writing resources and hosting the summer writer's conference for 62 years.