It was awesome!
Here’s some pics from the 2015 Chuckanut Writers Conference.
The familiar doors of Syre Hall on Whatcom Community College’s gorgeous campus were the entryway to the fifth annual Chuckanut Writers Conference, featuring a fab lineup of authors, literary agents, and publishing experts: Betsy Amster, Philip Athans, Carol Cassella, Kerry Colburn, Anne Depue, Bryan Doyle, Steven Galloway, Elizabeth George, Samuel Green, Lee Gulyas, Denise Jolly, Stephanie Kallos, William Kenower, Elizabeth Kracht, Erik Larson, Robert Lashley, Kate Lebo, Brenda Miller, Elissa Washuta, Molly Wizenberg, and Jennifer Worick. Wow! Continue reading
For the last thirty-six hours, I’ve been wrestling with an ethical dilemma. Even as I type this, I’m incredibly uncertain about whether or not to hit Publish. But one of the hardest things for me as a child was learning that my parents didn’t tell me everything. So here goes: Continue reading
The featured photo shows the beautiful outdoor plaza at Whatcom Community College in Bellingham, Washington, site of the fifth annual Chuckanut Writers Conference on Friday and Saturday, June 26-27. Here’s Hannah to tell you more!
I just checked the weather forecast for next weekend: high 70s and sunny. It’ll be the perfect weather for strolling from plenary to pitch sessions at the fifth annual Chuckanut Writers Conference—only a week away! Continue reading
You know when you hear something that particularly helps your writing, mainly because it comes at a time that you need to hear it? Continue reading
Open Mic Night was also Day 27 for all the poets participating in this year’s NaPoWriMo. Okay, maybe after writing a poem a day all month long they seemed a little exhausted coming in the door, but they caught their second wind at Open Mic at Village Books.
Now in its fifth season, the CWC just keeps attracting awesome authors, agents, and marketing experts to share their knowledge and insights at this inspiring event that brings hundreds of writers together each June. Here’s the fabulous Hannah Streetman to tell you more.
My friend Luther says we should all write a poem
And then read it to some kids.
But I’m not really a poet, I say.
I write mainly stories for grown-ups, you know.
Plus I don’t have any kids
Just some nieces living far away
And a dog that’s a German Shepherd.
I’m sorry, but I don’t feel I meet
The minimum qualifications for this project. Continue reading