Here is what students have to say about Barrett's presentations and workshops:

  • "Thanks for making the presentation so
  • much fun with your enthusiasm."

  • "Thank you, Barrett, for the stimulating, joyful workshops!"

  • "Great job setting the tone and creating the right
  • atmosphere to put participants at ease. Nice (and rapid)
  • response to their sample paragraphs."

  • "Thanks for the great tips you gave us at the
  • San Diego conference, especially the one
  • about setting the tone and mood."

  • "Excellent! You have a very relaxed conversational style of
  • speaking that involves your audience very well. Awesome talk!"

  • "Excellent talk, discussion and handouts"

  • "Very good talk about the subject, interesting writer"

  • "Practical and interesting"

  • "Great! Great resources, specifically how to avoid making
  • the mistakes in historical fiction was appreciated"
  •  
  • "I am writing an historical novel & it was great to learn
  • how people might interpret language and history differently,
  • and how to make writing authentic and right."

Previous Events:

  • PNBA Tradeshow 2016
  • Dock Street Salon Reading Series at Phinney Books 2016
  • Breadloaf 2016
  • Sewanee 2016
  • SDSU Writers Conference, 2016
  • Surrey International Writers Conference 2015
  • Write on the Sound 2015
  • April Festival Reading 2015
  • Eastside Writes 2015
  • AWP 2014
  • SDSU Writer's Conference 2014 
  • Northwest Bookfest 2013
  • Edenvale Writing Workshop 2013
  • Skagit Valley Writers 2013
  • AWP 2013
  • Women Writing The West 2012
  • SCBWI Conference 2012
  • Port Townsend Writer's Conference 2012
  • Skagit Valley Writers 2012
  • SDSU Conference 2012
  • Women Writing the West 2011
  • Skagit Valley Writers 2011
  • Write On The Sound 2011
  • Squaw Valley Community of Writers 2011
  • VCFA Interdisciplinary Conference 2011
  • Port Townsend Writers Conference 2011
  • Whidbey Island Writers Conference 2011
  • San Diego State University Writers Conference 2011
  • Write On The Sound 2010