Sunday 1:45 Afternoon Sessions - Write on the Sound
Conference Schedule

Two Steps Before Publising: Editing and Finding a Pro

Christy Karras

Publishing: All Genres

Your goal is to publish your manuscript. But, what can you edit on your own? When should you retain an editor? What should you look for in an editor, and what do you need to avoid? How do you build a strong working relationship with an editor? An independent editor (and writer) reviews the editing process, with plenty of time for your questions.

Book Marketing from your Couch: Social Media 101

Jennifer Bardsley

Marketing/Platform: All Genres

Book marketing from the couch is easy once you learn how. Discover how to grow your Facebook author page from zero to thousands of followers. Learn how to reach readers on Instagram and YouTube. Become a hashtag expert! Analyze your audience and ascertain the best social media platform to dominate.

What She Said: Writing Effective Dialogue

Michelle Barker

Craft: Fiction

Good dialogue changes the pace of a story and is a great way to show—rather than tell—who your characters are. It builds toward something in your story and includes more than just words. We’ll look at some tricks to writing good dialogue, some examples of how not to write it, and we’ll try writing some ourselves.

It's All a Mystery - Mystery Genre Panel Discusion

Waverly Fitzgerald, moderator, with panelists Candace Robb, Wendy Delaney, Alice Boatwright and Robert Herold

Craft: Fiction/Mystery

Learn the secrets of writing mysteries from a panel of four published novelists who write in different genres. The panel will discuss the elements all mysteries have in common, The panel will discuss the elements all mysteries have in common as well as the unique qualities of historical, traditional, private eye, paranormal and cozy mysteries.


Write on the Sound
Frances Anderson Center
700 Main St
Edmonds WA 98020
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 34th annual conference
October 4, 5 & 6, 2019


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Write on the Sound is a program of the City of Edmonds Arts Commission

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Write on the Sound

City of Edmonds Arts Commission

700 Main St.

Edmonds, WA 98020

425-771-0228 | wotsat symbol mdedmondswablack dotgov

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