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    • 13 Feb 2019
    • 6:30 PM
    • 08 May 2019
    • 8:30 PM
    • 1
    Registration is closed


    Write On The River presents a seven week writing seminar by Kay Kenyon.



    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Must apply to attend.  Only six students can be accepted.
    • Membership in Write On The River
    • Must be 18 years of age or older
    • At least 30 pages of a novel ready for critique
    • For six of the seven sessions, read 30-40 pages of a classmate's manuscript, and be prepared to spend 7-8 minutes in verbal critique of each session's manuscript.
    • Commit to attending all sessions and to being open to all genres.

    Cancellation if needed:  If the class if not filled by January 25, the class will be cancelled and payments alrady made will be refunded.


    APPLICATION PROCEDURE:


    1. In your email, tell us a little about your writing experience and your career hopes.
    2. Include the novel genre and title, and whether this is a childrens, middle grade or adult novel.
    3. Use 12 pt Times New Roman font, double spaced, one inch margins, and put your name on every page.  
    4. Submit the opening 15 pages of your novel to seminar coordinator, Melody Kreimes (mkreimes@nwi.net), between December 5 and 15. 
    5. We will respond by January 10 at the latest and those selected can submit payment then by using the Registration Type Code given to you by Melody.
    6. Payment shuld be received by January 25th.
    • 06 Apr 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Wenatchee Valley College
    Register

    A full day of intensive instruction by acclaimed writing professionals, Paula Coomer and Matthew Sullivan.  Additionally, a chance to discuss your partial manuscript with them. Lunch is included.

    • 26 Apr 2019
    • 4:00 PM
    • 28 Apr 2019
    • 11:00 AM
    • Oma Lodge, Leavenworth, WA
    Register

    For Members Only - Annual Write On The River Membership is $35 per year.  If you are not already a member, please see Join Us on this website to become a member.


    Write On The River invites you to join a fellowship of writers for three days of uninterrupted writing:

    • with as much solitude or camaraderie as you like
    • in a beautiful home nestled in the woods on The Chiwawa River
    • supported by companions who are also working on their writing.



    Lovely rental home in Leavenworth, Washington.  There are five bedrooms each with a queen bed, (two with queen bunk beds) a full kitchen and hot tub.  Bring your own food to cook and gather to talk with others if and when you wish.  For inspiration, take a quiet walk in the forest or along the river.

    Check in Friday, April 26, at 4 pm,

    Check out Sunday, April 28, at 11 am.


    Total price for all three nights of Retreat: $250 per person.  Sorry, no pets. Registration closes March 26th.


    Please note:  we won't be able to make refunds unless the retreat is canceled.


    Questions:  Melody Kreimes, 509-888-0321  mkreimes@nwi.net

    or Kay Kenyon 509-630-2893 tko@kaykenyon.com

Past events

19 Jan 2019 January 2019 "Writers Meeting Writers"
09 Nov 2018 Write On! RETREAT
20 Oct 2018 AUTUMN WORKSHOP - REACHING READERS
14 Jul 2018 Cozy Brunch with Nancy Pearl
23 Jun 2018 Focus On Fiction
24 Feb 2018 A Winter Workshop Weekend
15 Feb 2018 Creating the Novel with Kay Kenyon
22 Oct 2017 Write On! Retreat
09 Sep 2017 Write On! Garden Party!
20 May 2017 2017 Writers' Conference May 20-21
19 May 2017 Friday Night Mixer and First Page Party
21 Jan 2017 January Workshop with Maureen McQuerry
24 Sep 2016 September Workshop
29 Aug 2016 Purchase of Write On The River Tote
14 May 2016 Manuscript Critique at The May Conference
14 May 2016 2016 May Conference
13 May 2016 Friday Night Mixer and First Page Party
16 Apr 2016 2016 SPRING WARM-UP SESSIONS
30 Jan 2016 The Writing Life and Developing Characters
26 Sep 2015 Ray Rahmey Workshop
16 May 2015 2015 Annual Conference
15 May 2015 Kick Start and First Page Reading
24 Jan 2015 A Self Publishing Primer
11 Oct 2014 WALK AND WRITE ON THE RIVER
27 Sep 2014 THE EVENT CANCELED DUE TO DEATH IN FAMILY OF PRESENTER (IMPORTANCE OF GENRE IN TODAY'S PUBLISHING MARKET)
16 May 2014 2014 Write on the River Conference
25 Jan 2014 Members Only Workshop: The Professional Self-Publisher!
05 Oct 2013 Members Only: Moment by Moment Character Deveopment - Terry Persun
17 May 2013 Write on the River Conference SOLD OUT
17 May 2013 Friday Night Keynote Address by JA Jance SOLD OUT
09 Mar 2013 Members Only Workshop - "A Survival Handbook for Writers"
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