Write on the Sound


Founded in 1985, Write on the Sound writers’ conference (WOTS) is a small, affordable conference focused on the craft of writing. Held in Edmonds, Washington, the conference offers a variety of sessions, workshops and panel discussions, presented for all levels and interests, including valuable information regarding today’s writing and publishing industry. 

October 6-7-8, 2023



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NY Times Bestselling Author
Author Jamie Ford

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Known for stories set in Seattle, best-selling author Jamie Ford's novels include Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet, Songs of Willow Frost, Love and Other Consolation Prizes, and The Many Daughters of Afong Moy.  

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Popular guidebook author, TV & radio host

Rick Steves

Rick Steves

Rick Steves

In “Travel Writing the Rick Steves Way”, Edmonds’ own Rick Steves will share practical tips for travel and guidebook-writing as well as how to market your work and make a living as a travel writer.

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Frances Anderson Center
700 Main St | Edmonds WA 98020
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Write on the Sound writers' conference is a program of the City of Edmonds Arts Commission, a division of the Edmonds Community, Culture and Economic Development Department. 

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