We meet on the first Monday of each month at Life Community Church 232 - 5th AVE S., Kirkland WA from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM. When there is a holiday on the first Monday of the month, we meet on the second Monday. We take July and August off.

Come in early! We start informal networking at 6:30 PM.  It is a great time to meet people and have a cup of coffee and a snack.

See the list below to see when we meet next.

Upcoming events

    • May 04, 2015
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Life Community Church, 232 5th Ave S, Kirkland, WA 98033

    Monday, May 4, 2015

    Write Coach Workshops

    Join us for your choice of workshops to either prepare for the upcoming annual Renewal conference or learn new skills. 

    Topics include:

    Do You Have Your One Sheet Done? Designing One Sheets by novelist Kim Vandel

    One sheets are a powerful tool for pitching your book to an agent or editor. Learn what goes on a one sheet and how to create a one sheet that will effectively communicate your book concept.

    About Kim Vandel

    Kim is the Publicity Coordinator for NCWA and an author with a love for graphic art. Her designs reached the finals of the Mile High Scribes One Sheet Contest two years in a row. You can learn more about Kim and her debut YA novel Into the Fire at

    Optimizing Your Conference Experience by life coach and author Monique Munoz 

    Interactive Pitch Sentence and Pitch Preparation Workshop faciliatated by novelist and Genesis winner Kathleen Freeman.

    Creating Better Videos by video professional Paul Cranefield


      Devotional: Lloyd Johnson, “Conflict in Writing Life”

      Christian Writer's Coach: Sonja Anderson,  "Choosing your Next Project: A Cautionary Exercise"

      • May 15, 2015
      • 8:00 AM
      • May 16, 2015
      • 6:00 PM
      • Overlake Christian Church; 9900 Willows Road NE; Redmond, WA

      Expect the Unexpected

      With Keynote Speaker: Angela Hunt

      Have rapid changes in the publishing world left you nearly breathless?

      Is the need to keep up with technology interfering with your writing at any level?

      We’ve got you covered. At the 2015 Northwest Christian Writers Renewal, publishing experts and colleagues are ready to share their secrets of success with you through

      • workshops,
      • keynote addresses,
      • panel discussions,
      • individual critiques of your writing, and, new this year…
      • personalized coaching sessions.

      All this is why you can expect the unexpected at the Renewal. Here you will find other authors ready to encourage you. You will meet and be taught by successful mentors and publishing experts, some of whom have come from around the country—and Canada—to guide you.

      Join us to glimpse what God can do through people who are willing to sharpen their writing gifts and make a difference in the world. At our two-day “boutique” conference, you’ll find encouragement, inspiration, and shared excitement with others in the publishing industry. Sign up today!

      Good news! NO increase in registration fee for 2015!

      Registering online streamlines the registration process and enables you to make the most economical choices for attending our event. Conferees who wait to sign up on site will be assessed a $10 administration fee.

      We look forward to seeing you at this year's Renewal.

      Scroll to the bottom of the page and click on the Register button to sign up now.


      About meals at the conference…

      Friday: continental breakfast, sandwich buffet lunch, banquet dinner, dessert reception. Saturday: continental breakfast & sandwich buffet lunch. Snacks and some beverages both days.

      We will do our best to provide a few gluten-free and other options for those with special dietary needs, but if you have a serious condition, please consider bringing your own items to supplement what we can offer.

      • June 01, 2015
      • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
      • Life Community Church, 232 5th Ave S, Kirkland, WA 98033

      Monday, June 1st, 2015

      Angela Breidenbach

      Designing Your Dream Career

      Inspiration to accept God's calling into the career He's designed for you...Does the writing career you dream about seem like a fuzzy, distant ​someday? Do you need to clarify and bring that someday into focus?

      Come explore the key points to designing the road to your dream career including some tools to help you over the hurdles in the road... You'll leave with action items to get you started and a strong sense of direction.

      Angela Breidenbach is a captivating speaker, coach, and author of fiction novels Eleven Pipers PipingSnowflake Tiara and A Healing Heart. Non-fiction books include Gems of Wisdom: For a Treasure-filled Life (women’s Bible study & small group book)Creative Cooking for Colitis, and Creative Cooking for Simple Elegance. She's written countless articles, devotions, and compilations. 

      Angela is certified in mentor/peer counseling as a CTA life coach, Stephen Minister, and a weight loss/nutrition/fitness coach. She volunteers as the Christian Author Network's president for published authors. Angela is owned by #Muse, the fe-lion celebrity, making up the #Muse & Writer duo.

      Connect with Angela:

      Twitter/Pinterest: @AngBreidenbach

      Facebook Page:  

      Devotional: Jeannie Killion

      Christian Writer's Coach: Amy Letinsky

    Past events

    April 06, 2015 April Monthly Meeting
    March 02, 2015 March Monthly Meeting
    February 02, 2015 February Monthly Meeting
    January 24, 2015 The WriteTech Conference
    January 05, 2015 January Monthly Meeting
    December 01, 2014 December Monthly Meeting
    November 03, 2014 November Monthly Meeting
    October 06, 2014 October Monthly Meeting
    September 08, 2014 September Monthly Meeting
    June 02, 2014 June Monthly Meeting
    May 05, 2014 May Monthly Meeting
    April 11, 2014 Northwest Christian Writers Renewal
    April 07, 2014 April Monthly Meeting
    March 03, 2014 March Monthly Meeting
    February 03, 2014 February Monthly Meeting
    January 06, 2014 January Monthly Meeting
    December 02, 2013 December Monthly Meeting
    November 04, 2013 November Monthly Meeting
    October 18, 2013 2nd Annual Serenity Writing Retreat
    October 14, 2013 October Monthly Meeting - DATE CHANGED
    September 09, 2013 September Monthly Meeting
    June 03, 2013 June Monthly Meeting
    May 17, 2013 Northwest Christian Writers Renewal
    May 06, 2013 May Monthly Meeting
    April 01, 2013 April Monthly Meeting
    March 18, 2013 Seven Secrets for Effective Author Websites
    March 04, 2013 March Monthly Meeting
    February 04, 2013 February Monthly Meeting
    January 07, 2013 January Monthly Meeting
    December 03, 2012 December Monthly Meeting
    November 05, 2012 November Monthly Meeting
    October 01, 2012 October Monthly Meeting
    September 28, 2012 Serenity Writing Retreat
    September 10, 2012 September Monthly Meeting
    June 04, 2012 June Monthly Meeting
    May 18, 2012 Northwest Christian Writers Renewal
    May 07, 2012 May Monthly Meeting
    April 02, 2012 April Monthly Meeting
    March 05, 2012 March Monthly Meeting
    February 06, 2012 February Monthly Meeting
    January 09, 2012 Monthly Meeting


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