TRAVEL & WORDS SPRING ’12 at Fort Worden State Park Conference Center in Port Townsend gets  underway on Sunday, April 29th, at 1:00 p.m. with Meet & Greet and with getting acquainted with Tourism Exhibitors at their tables in the conference space. You’ll connect with Jacqueline Cartier and Annette Bagley from Bellingham-Whatcom County Tourism; Marcia Janke from Wenatchee Valley Visitors Bureau; Robin Jacobson from San Juan Islands Visitors Bureau; Patty Graf-Hoke from Kitsap Peninsula Convention & Visitors Bureau; and others as they come on board

You’ll meet the Freelance Writers Panel participants: Sue Frause from Whidbey Island; Karen Gilb from Vancouver WA;  Marty Wingate from Seattle; and Carrie Uffindell from Portland.

And you’ll also meet Jason Brick, freelancer from Portland who will share his strategies for casting his freelance writing net wide enough to earn a living from his writing and marketing.


Allen Cox

Statement from the Conference Chair

One of the most rewarding endeavors I’ve undertaken in my media career is chairing the Northwest Travel Writers Conference, Travel and Words (TWC). Witnessing the productive connections that spark between travel writers and destination marketers at the conference is very encouraging. And seeing the end result—a well-written published article by one of the writers in […]

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