Writing Organizations

Greater Seattle Romance Writers of America (GSRWA)

Monthly meetings are the best way to pump you up and reacquaint you with your muse. GSRWA meets the first Saturday of every month. Their 2013 Emerald City Writers’ Conference will be held on October 18-20, 2013. gsrwa.org


Located on beautiful Whidbey Island near Seattle, Hedgebrook offers one of the few residency programs in the world exclusively dedicated to supporting the creative process of women writers and bringing their work to the world through innovative public programs. They offer programs to connect writers with readers and audiences of all ages. hedgebrook.org

Mystery Writers of America, Northwest Chapter

MWA is the premier organization for mystery writers and other professionals in the mystery field. MWA/NW meets the second Saturday of each month, except July and August. Meetings are open to anyone (no membership required) and held at various locations in the Greater Seattle area. www.mwanorthwest.com

Seattle7 Writers

This is a collective of Pacific Northwest authors who want to create connections between writers, readers, librarians, and booksellers. They conduct workshops and fundraising events throughout the Seattle area. seattle7writers.org