2015 Winter Schedule

Join us Saturday, February 28, 2015 for our Winter One-Day Conference! 

“Faith Is the Victory”

Oregon Christian Writers Winter One-Day Conference

Chemeketa Community College, 4000 Lancaster Dr. NE, Salem OR 97305

(Directions at bottom of page)

Saturday, February 28, 2015 ~ 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

“Then Peter called to him, ‘Lord, if it’s really you, tell me to come to you, walking on the water’.” Matthew 14:28 (NLT)

8:30–9:00 Registration, Continental Breakfast, Bookstore
Musical Prelude: Bob Williams
9:00–9:40 Welcome and Introductions: President Maxine Marsolini
Devotions: Maxine Marsolini
9:40–10:30 General Session I: Bill Giovannetti, “You Can Walk on Water”
10:30–10:50 Morning Break: Refreshments and time to visit the bookstore
10:50–11:40 General Session II: Bill Giovannetti, “Faith Is the Victory”
11:40–12:30 OCW Business Meeting: Recognition of new members, writing accomplishments, and introduction of workshop teachers
12:35–1:35 Lunch ($12): Boxed lunch (made-to-order sandwich, chips, water, cookie, and fruit) – must be reserved by February 21
1:45–2:45 Workshops—Session 1 (Choose One)
A. “The Thing in the Bushes” – Bill Giovannetti (nonfiction)
B. “Managing Success with Periodicals” – Lynn Hare (articles, etc.)
C. “Self-Publishing – Pros and Cons” – John Avery (self-publishing)
D. “Poetry as Prayer” – Colette Tennant (poetry)
2:45–3:00 Break—Bookstore will be open.
3:00–4:00 Workshops—Session 2 (Choose One)
E. “Firing Cupid’s Arrows” – Bill Giovannetti (nonfiction)
F. “How to Present a Dynamic Workshop” – Tracie Heskett (all genres)
G. “Creating Your Spiritual Legacy” – Julie Zander (memoir)
H. “Facebook Intensive for Authors” —Nichole Miller (social media)
4:00-4:30 Dessert Autograph Party and Photo Session with keynoter and workshop teachers; authors will be available to sign their books.
All workshops are suitable for all writers—beginner to advanced.

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Directions can be found HERE

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With more than 75 novels and novellas—more than 5 million in print—translated into numerous languages and published around the globe, one can safely say that Robin Lee Hatcher has found an audience. Or, rather, they have found her.