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2015 Scoring Elements

OCW Cascade Writing Contest and Awards 2015 Scoring Elements Click HERE to download a printable PDF of the Scoring Elements. Contemporary Fiction Book, Published or Unpublished ________ Opening hooks readers and draws them into the story. (10) ________ Backstory and facts are provided in a natural and interesting way. (10) ________ Writing is fresh and original, demonstrating the author’s voice. …

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2015 Manuscript Submissions

Manuscript Submission Guidelines for Registered Conferees Beginning June 1, registered conferees will be able to send mini-proposals and magazine articles to the following address: OCW-SC Manuscript Submissions c/o Julie Surface Johnson PO Box 14 Prineville, OR 97754 The information below is intended to help you prepare for the process of submitting your manuscript. Please carefully follow these guidelines for submitting your …

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2015 Contest FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions Q: The rules state children’s unpublished picture book entries should not include art or illustrations. Since art is such an important part of a children’s picture book, and I am an artist, can I submit my artwork? Art and illustrations will not be accepted as part of the children’s unpublished entry (or any unpublished entry). While there are notable exceptions …

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2015 Rules

2015 OCW Cascade Writing Contest and Awards Rules Entries that fail to follow these guidelines will be disqualified. Entry fees are not refundable. Download a PDF printable checklist HERE for each of your entries! Eligibility: The Oregon Christian Writers Cascade Writing Contest is open to all writers. However, entries should not contain profanity, graphic sex, or any other distasteful or …

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