Whether you are a beginning writer or a professional, the Whidbey Island Writers Conference is organized to help you further your knowledge in craft, publishing, and marketing.
The Whidbey Island Writers’ Conference is one of the most intense gatherings of writers in the Pacific Northwest. We focus on small, intimate classes so that instructors and attendees get to interact personally, so that everyone is able to acquire the information that will best suit their needs once the conference is over. Our unique Chat House format is informal, friendly, and welcoming. Because there are two instructors for each chat house, attendees get a variety of opinions, which makes for lively and informative conversation. The goal is to help attendees feel comfortable working with professionals who love to assist others in their progress toward their own goals. The conference also includes evening events for attendees to read their material, to listen to music, and to interact on a personal level with other attendees, staff, and bestselling authors. Every year, we also present a half-day where attendees are encouraged to ask any unanswered questions they may have. We are here to serve the writing community, and welcome your attendance and participation wholeheartedly. We look forward to seeing you this year.
—Terry Persun Conference Director Terry@NILA.edu