Are you ready for another summer full of writing and (online) community? 

Looking for one place to see everything going on? Check back here frequently to see the full schedule! The class registration links will be provided in your confirmation email after you register for the Write-a-thon, in the 2022 Write-a-thon Links PDF found in the Resource Tab of your Fundraising Dashboard, and in the Discord community forum.

All times are listed at Pacific Time

You must register to recieve the link to each event. Other than the readings & public events, you must be a Write-a-thon participant to register. 

Looking for the Flash Fiction Workshop? You must register before June 15 to participate in the Flash Fiction Workshop. Register first for the Write-a-thon and then follow the links in your confirmation email. 

Register for the Write-a-thon to receive your class links. Learn more in this short video!

Week One Events (June 19-25)

Featuring community partner Sistah Scifi

Readings & Public Events

June 21 Susan Palwick
7PM Seattle Public Library
Central Branch
1000 4th Avenue

*In-person and streaming online

Classes & Workshops

June 19: The Friend, the Lover, and the Enemy: Mastering Key Relationship Arcs with Piper J. Drake 10AM

June 25: The Power of Metaphor in Speculative Poetry with Terese Mason Pierre 10AM

Writing Sprints

June 19: Writing Sessions with J.D. Harlock 5AM

June 22: The Weekly Kiki: A Queer Writer Brunch with Evan J. Peterson 12PM

June 22: Strange New Words!? Writing Session with Curtis C. Chen 7PM

June 23: Writing Sessions with Gordon White 6PM

June 24: BIPOC Writers Group with Rashida J. Smith 10AM

June 25: Writing Sessions with Stephanie Malia Morris 6AM

Week Two Events (June 26-July 2)

Featuring community partner Seattle Urban Book Expo

Readings & Public Events

June 28 P. Djèlí Clark
7PM Seattle Public Library
Central Branch
1000 4th Avenue

*In-person and streaming online

Classes & Workshops

June 26: Character Building with Jeffrey Lee Cheatham II 11AM

June 29: A Little Weird Goes a Long Way with Tara Campbell 10AM

Writing Sprints

June 26: Writing Sessions with J.D. Harlock 5AM

June 28: Drafting Sprints with Alex Morrissey 10AM

June 29: The Weekly Kiki: A Queer Writer Brunch with Evan J. Peterson 12PM

June 30:  Writing Sessions with Gordon White 6PM

July 1: BIPOC Writers Group with Rashida J. Smith 10AM

July 2: Writing Sessions with Stephanie Malia Morris 6AM

Week Three Events (July 3-July 9)

Featuring community partner Horror Writers Association

Readings & Public Events

July 5 Fonda Lee
7PM Seattle Public Library
Central Branch
1000 4th Avenue

*In-person and streaming online

Classes & Workshops

July 7: How to Be a Happy and Successful Writer with Randy Henderson 11AM

July 8: Organizing Your Writing Work with LaShawn Wanak 1PM

Writing Sprints

July 3: Writing Sessions with J.D. Harlock 5AM

July 5: Drafting Sprints with Alex Morrissey 10AM

July 6: The Weekly Kiki: A Queer Writer Brunch with Evan J. Peterson 12PM

July 7:  Writing Sessions with Gordon White 6PM

July 8: BIPOC Writers Group with Rashida J. Smith 10AM

July 9: Writing Sessions with Stephanie Malia Morris 6AM

Week Four Events (July 10-July 16)

Featuring community partner Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America

Readings & Public Events

July 12 Tobias S. Buckell
7:30PM Town Hall Seattle
1119 8th Ave
 

*In-person and streaming online

Classes & Workshops

July 11: Six Short Story Structures with Marcella Haddad 1:30 PM

 

Writing Sprints

July 10: Writing Sessions with J.D. Harlock 5AM

July 12: Drafting Sprints with Alex Morrissey 10AM

July 13: The Weekly Kiki: A Queer Writer Brunch with Evan J. Peterson 12PM

July 13: Nighttime Writing Session with K.G. Anderson 9PM

July 14:  Writing Sessions with Gordon White 6PM

July 15: BIPOC Writers Group with Rashida J. Smith 10AM

July 16: Writing Sessions with Stephanie Malia Morris 6AM

Week Five Events (July 17-July 23)

Featuring community partner Take This.

Readings & Public Events

July 19 Bill Campbell
7:30PM Town Hall Seattle
1119 8th Ave

*In-person and streaming online

Classes & Workshops

July 18: Realistic Religions for Speculative Worlds with Marie Brennan 12 PM

July 22: Worldbuilding with Dean Alfar 7 PM

Writing Sprints

July 17: Writing Sessions with J.D. Harlock 5AM

July 19: Drafting Sprints with Alex Morrissey 10AM

July 20: The Weekly Kiki: A Queer Writer Brunch with Evan J. Peterson 12PM

July 21:  Writing Sessions with Gordon White 6PM

July 22: BIPOC Writers Group with Rashida J. Smith 10AM

July 23: Writing Sessions with Stephanie Malia Morris 6AM

Week Six Events (July 24-July 30)

Featuring community partner Two Hour Transport

Readings & Public Events

July 26 Annalee Newitz and Charlie Jane Anders
7PM Seattle Public Library
Central Branch
1000 4th Avenue

*In-person and streaming online

Classes & Workshops

July 26: That Classic You Always Meant to Read with Izzy Wasserstein and Alexandra Manglis 3 PM

July 27: Next Steps: Understanding Markets, Industry Standards, Contracts & Communities for Short Fiction with Two Hour Transport 5PM

July 28: Writing When Chronically Ill with G.G. Silverman 4:30 PM

Writing Sprints

July 24: Writing Sessions with J.D. Harlock 5AM

July 25: One Hour Writing Session with Two Hour Transport 5PM

July 26: Drafting Sprints with Alex Morrissey 10AM

July 27: The Weekly Kiki: A Queer Writer Brunch with Evan J. Peterson 12PM

July 28:  Writing Sessions with Gordon White 6PM

July 29: BIPOC Writers Group with Rashida J. Smith 10AM

July 30: Writing Sessions with Stephanie Malia Morris 6AM