Readerfest Writers’ Workshop

Please email us to register if you’d like to attend the Readerfest Writers’ Workshop — Holiday Inn Express Tacoma Downtown, 2102 S C St, Tacoma, WA 98402.

The workshop is Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, September 14, 15 & 16, 2018, from 8:30 AM to 6 PM.  There are also evening talks and presentations from 7:30-midnight (those are free and open to the public). Your registration fee includes lunch. Our email is

The fee is $100 donation. We’ll have a registration form and Paypal link soon. If you’d like to register now, please send your payment to our Paypal account at  or email us to let us know of your interest if you’d like a scholarship.

The workshop will be small groups of 5 meeting to discuss each writer’s work with a professional editor, agent, or author. You will be asked to send a story or novel chapter of up to 5000 words by August 1, 2018 and you will be sent the stories for the others in your group to read and critique before the event.

You will get individual consultations with your group’s leader. Leaders include Tor editor Beth Meacham, and Science Fiction author Spencer Ellsworth, and SFF romance author Eilis Flynn. We will have poet leaders and other genres – to be announced soon!

In addition, we’ll have classes and talks with well-known authors, poets, playwrights, and other industry professionals.

All writers and storytellers are welcome to participate, whether you are just getting started or you are already published. We believe that we can all learn from each other.  All are welcome!