Read with Pride/Write with Pride Northwest returns this weekend with their 5th annual conference that promotes the writing, reading and enjoyment of LGBTQIA romance fiction, one of the most popular selling genres in the LGBT book world and one that has a large straight following as well.
Their “Read/Write with Pride” festivities include events for writers and readers. Write with Pride happens FRIDAY, November 2nd and you can still register to attend. Here’s all the info/links:
Write with Pride is a one-day multi-session workshop focused on the craft of writing and led by a fantastic group of LGBTQIA romance and genre authors.
Registration is still open, and is on a sliding scale of $0-$25. Register for Write with Pride
View the full workshop schedule here or read the snapshot below.
Write with Pride Schedule Snapshot
Date: Friday, November 3, 2017
Location: Seattle Central Library (1000 4th, Ave)
10am – 11;30am: NaNoWriMo Writing Time (4F, Room 6)
12pm – 1pm: Write with Pride Registration
1pm – 2pm: Workshop Opening and Keynote Chat with Nisi Shawl
2pm – 2:15pm: Break
2:15pm – 3:45pm: Write with Pride Session Series 1
- May I Live In Your Bones: Harnessing the Power of Close Psychic Distance (4F, Room 1)
- Interwoven Plots – Romance Plus Danger (4F, Room 2)
3:45pm – 4pm: Break
4pm – 5pm: Write with Pride Session Series 2
- Do Your Book Justice (4F, Room 1)
- Line Editing Tips and Tricks (4F, Room 2)
- How to Connect Your Stories with Libraries and the Community (4F, Room 6)
5pm – 5:10pm: Break
5;10pm – 5:30pm: Workshop Share-Out and Wrap-Up
View the full Write with Pride schedule to reach session descriptions
READ with Pride kicks off Friday night at Gay City with a fun public reading event with many LGBTQIA romance fiction writers in attendance. More info on THAT event:
The goal of Old Growth Northwest’s Read with Pride Northwest initiative is to give writers and readers all over the region a chance to gather, meet, and discuss LGBTQIA romance fiction. This initiative includes free public reading events, local reader meetings, and the annual conference Read with Pride Northwest, previously known as Gay Romance Northwest/GRNW. The first GRNW conference was held on September 14, 2013. The conference has since been held every September, with GRNW 2014 on 9/20/2014, GRNW 2015 on 9/26/2015, and GRNW 2016 on 9/24/16.
Save the Date for Read with Pride 2017 at the Seattle Central Library on 11/3-11/4, 2017!
Join the RWP Community!
GRNW on GoodReads: Join our RWP GoodReads group to stay up-to-date on RWP events and author news, and be a part of the discussion around LGBTQIA romance fiction.