Category Archives: PNWA (Pacific Northwest Writers Association)

Out of This (Kindle) World – @kindleworlds

Trying My Hand at Kindle Worlds After three weeks of non-stop edits on my book, my brain has officially gone off the tracks. My progress has derailed. I’m sitting at a whistle stop letting off steam, looking up train expressions on The … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo 2015 is Half Over!

In 2014, I participated in NaNoWriMo, along with other writers throughout the country and the world.  I wrote a minimum of 1,667 words a day between November 1st and 30th.  When it was over, lo and behold, I’d completed a Shitty First Draft (SFD) of … Continue reading

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Why do writer’s conferences inspire us to write?

I recently attended the @PNWA 2014 Summer Writers Conference, and as soon as it completed, I went to Buckley’s in Queen Anne for a quiet moment and a blackened salmon sandwich. But I pushed my plate to the side and moved my … Continue reading

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Is there really time to blog?

I recently received a tweet from my friend @tarasheets, and it  linked to her blog posting about PNWA’s upcoming conference.  It reminded me that we’ll get to hang out with other writers, as well as agents and editors at the event in the third week … Continue reading

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PNWA 2013 Writer’s Conference – What Did You Learn?

Bummer, it’s over.  The 2013 PNWA Writers Conference finished this last Sunday and I’m excited to use what I’ve learned!  I had a wonderful time and I’ve dedicated this posting to a trip report, from the perspective of both a writer … Continue reading

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