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Off-site Lodging

OFF-SITE LODGING This is only a sampling of nearby hotels. If you are part of a rewards program with another chain, check that chain’s website for Salem area hotels. These hotels are all near exits 253 (Mission St./Hwy. 22) and 256 (Market St.). (Note: The southbound I-5 exit for the conference center is #252.) Conferees must make their own reservations …

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Business Meeting Notes

OCW General Business Meeting October 16, 2010 11:40 a.m. Multnomah University, Portland, Oregon Program Coordinator Marilyn Rhoads opened in prayer and conducted the meeting in the absence of President Mary Hake. Minutes of the February 20, 2010, and May 15, 2010 business meetings were approved. Treasurer Billie Reynolds gave the Treasurer’s report: The checking account has approximately $7,800 in it, and …

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Fall 2010 Newsletter

Click here  to download the Fall 2010 Newsletter (requires the free Adobe Acrobat Reader).

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Nonfiction

Monday, July 28 Workshop A – 3:30–4:30 4.  Writing for Discipleship Journal (Nonfiction/Techniques) Connie Willems, editor, Discipleship Journal We’ll talk about the best ways to begin writing for Discipleship Journal and consider how to select topics. Then we’ll go beyond the writer’s guidelines to delve into the characteristics the editors look for when evaluating an article or query. Come learn …

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Fiction

Monday, July 28 Workshop A – 3:30–4:30 5.  The Ten Most Common Reasons a Novel Is Rejected (Fiction/Techniques) Nick Harrison, editor, Harvest House Publishers In this workshop, Nick Harrison will discuss the most common faults he finds in the fiction manuscripts he reviews. Additionally, he’ll offer suggestions on how to make your novel more editor-friendly. There will be time at …

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