The Plateau Area Writers Association, a gathering of accomplished and aspiring writers, is dedicated to forming writer's critique groups, encouraging our writers' creative efforts and providing community services while huddled in the shadow of Mt. Rainier in the plateau area of Southeast King & Northeast Pierce counties, Washington.

PAWA thanks our Sponsor
and site of our meeting place since June 2015

The Claw of Enumclaw

The Claw of Enumclaw

1324 Roosevelt Ave E, Enumclaw, WA 98022


Tuesday, December 13, 2016
10 AM-12 PM


Thank you to our September Speaker, Paul Jackson

"On Getting Published"

Paul Jackson

Our September speaker Paul Jackson, PAWA’s publications editor, is an Information Specialist whose career was developing new libraries and archives in Academic, Public, Corporate, and Prison libraries. As a retired Special Librarian and Information Consultant, he has taught research to Ph.D. candidates, helped establish and/or organized three libraries; Academic, Corporate, Museum, and volunteered for nearly 10 years as church librarian; cataloging and maintaining a collection of over 2200 titles. Paul has published a wide variety of articles, along with self-publishing several small books, including Letters from Paul, and re-publishing and editing his uncle’s important reference book, Pioneers in Brass, 4th Edition, a multi-media book on CD-ROM.

He is currently Editor of Plateau Area Writers Association's Quarterly and anthology series, Contrasts. In the late 1960s he wrote recording and book reviews for Library Journal and now writes a monthly column in Public Libraries Online, a publication/blog of the Public Library Association, a part of the American Library Association. Articles are found here: http://goo.gl/PJDwQn . Mr. Jackson has been speaker and panelist at national programs for the Special Library Association, the Music Library Association and the Association for Recorded Sound Collections. For the latter, he was Executive and eventually VP of the organization he initiated in 1965.

In the late 1960s he was Information Manager for a large Music Publishing group, TRO, Inc., New York City. Along in his career he has owned his own businesses; a computer software firm, a printing firm, a Capital corp., and a sales rep firm for data entry services.

As a musician, he plays timpani, percussion, and sings in various ensembles. Some of his career positions are recorded in Who's Who in America, Who's Who International, and a profile can be found at his web site https://www.trescottresearch.com

Mr. Jackson’s presentation/workshop will be about getting published, an extension of Mr. Jackson’s workshop presented to a small group of PAWA members in 2012.


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