NaNo Prep 101

Have you ever longed to write a novel? Well, now’s the time! NaNoWriMo is short for National Novel Writing Month. Founded in 1999 with just 21 participants, this novel writing movement has grown to nearly a million writers annually. During the month of November, participants are encouraged to write an …

2022 Contest Winners

We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2022 Palouse Writers Guild contests. Congratulations to all the winners and thank you to all who participated! Short Story Contest 1st Place Ivy by Jamie Rich (Sagle, ID) Runner-up The Diplomatic Truth by Dan David (Pullman, WA) First Chapter Contest 1st Place Bay …

Books and Brews

Join us to celebrate the successes of our local writers! Books & Brews is FREE, family-friendly, and open to the public. This event is an opportunity for the public to meet and greet local authors in a festive book fair atmosphere. Hunga Dunga Brewing Company is the beverage provider and …

2022 Palouse Writers Festival

The Palouse Writers Guild is pleased to present the line-up for our 3rd Annual Palouse Writers Festival and Books & Brews events. This year’s theme is genre fiction and we hope to have a little something for everyone! Date: Saturday, June 18, 2022 Location:1912 Center, 412 East Third St., Moscow, ID …

Authors Wanted

The Palouse Writers Guild will host its 3rd Annual Books & Brews event on Saturday, June 18, 2022. At this free, family-friendly event, authors can meet with the public and autograph their books. The event will be held at the 1912 Center, in Moscow, Idaho and will run from 5 …

Christmas Contest Winners

We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2021 Christmas Story Contest. Congratulations to all the winners and thank you to all who participated! Christmas at Table 3 Larai Breithaupt, Spokane Valley, WA 1st Place and Fruitcake Winner Thomas Joins the Team K Rudolph, Ellicott City, MD 2nd Place …

Curbside NaNoWriMo

Despite NaNoWriMo being online (again) this year, the Palouse Writers Guild is still encouraging local writers to connect and share. We have partnered with the Potlatch Public Library and Troy Public Library to host “Motivational Mondays” for those community members who wish to participate in a “curbside” NaNoWriMo program. Budding …

2022 Writing Contests

It’s writing contest time! Anyone may enter the first chapter contest, but the short story contest is limited to novice writers who have never been published before. Information for both contest are below. Submission guidelines are the same for both contests. Multiple submissions are allowed and can be mailed in …

Christmas Story Contest

We are pleased to announce a new addition to our annual writing contests! Every Who on the Palouse liked writing a lot. “So, why not have a Christmas contest,” they thought. “No need to be serious, grinchy, and glum, The prizes should be silly and a little bit fun.” So, …

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