Do you have a message you want to share through writing?

Or do you simply love to write?

Would you like to develop your writing skills, and are you looking for fellowship with other Christian writers?

If so, you’re at the right place. The Northwest Christian Writers Association (NCWA) offers encouragement, networking, and training for writers at every level of experience. Our members and guests come from all over the Puget Sound region—and beyond.

Whatever we write, whether fiction, nonfiction, magazine articles, devotionals, columns, blogs, poetry, or even writing for hire, our desire is to do it with excellence to glorify God through the gifts he’s given us.

Monthly Meetings

NCWA’s September-to-June monthly meetings feature great keynote speakers, a Christian Writer’s Coach training segment, member book launches, opportunities to network with other writers, the chance to share manuscript celebrations—as well as redirections—and much more.

Writers Conference

NCWA Hosts an annual Renewal conference with well-known keynoters, literary agents, acquisitions editors, accomplished workshop presenters and tech trainers, manuscript critique opportunities, book tables, vendors . . . to name just some of what you’ll find.

~ Such a beautiful event! Please join us in 2017-18 for what is already shaping into a time of inspiration and learning.


Fall Kickoff!

September begins a new writing year at NCWA. We are excited to share our passion for the power of words, our love of God, and our fabulous friendships.  Come and be blessed!

September 10, 2018, 7:00 PM


Elizabeth Van Tassel, Resilient Life blogger, YA and Non-Fiction writer, and CA Wildfire Survivor presents: "Stories and Life Lessons from the Ashes." Come pick up techniques to rise from your own ashes and light the way for others!

October 1, 2018, 7:00 PM

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Peggy King Anderson, Children's Author. Peggy recently published Two Moon Journey, a tale of the Potawatomi Trail of Death through the eyes of a chief's daughter. At present, Peggy is in Indiana walking part of the trail at a Trail of Death commemorative event. Peggy King Anderson is a great story-teller and I can't wait to hear tales of her journey.

Joseph Courtemanche, formerly listed speaker For Oct, will, hopefully, be rescheduled to a later date.

November 5, 2018, 7:00 PM

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Traci Tyne Hilton, sock knitter, spoon player, and writer of romance and cozy mysteries brings advice on self- publishing-- the dos and don'ts, and how to make your efforts successful.

December 3, 2018, 7:00 PM

Karen Barnett, rising Historical and National Parks novelist, dance mom and caretaker to one adorable ranger bear, brings us clever marketing tips and tricks to get our books on the shelves and into readers' hands, with her brainstorming talk: "There's a Place for Us." 

Newsletters, social media, swag, and more. Come and be jazzed!

Our annual December Book Sale is back in time for Christmas shopping. Bring your dollars and give your dear ones the gift of adventure and hope this Christmas.

New Years Inspiration!

January 7, 2019, 7:00 PM

We have a fabulous line up in the New Year, beginning with
"As the Deer" song-writer, Marty Nystrom.  His charming Bible poetry books have delighted children and children at heart for years.

Marty will use his poems and the role of worship leader to help us "Stir Up the Gift" based on the verse 2 Timothy.  "I love to speak on creativity - not only inspiration for ideas but then how to organize and recall them for later use."

NCWA monthly meetings are held at Eastside Foursquare Church, 14520 100th Ave NE, Bothell, WA

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