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Fall Workshops

Color Your Writing with Fall Workshops by Marilyn Rhoads, OCW Program Coordinator A. “Designed to Sell” will be taught by Cynthia Ruchti. What can you learn about writing from real-estate staging experts? How can you design your writing so prospective buyers are eager to make an offer? You may need to remove an old refrigerator and accumulated trash from your …

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OCW Business

Tax Status and Updates by Sue Miholer, OCW Business Manager I have put off submitting my column, hoping to be able to report that the IRS has granted us 501(c)(3) status as a charitable nonprofit corporation. We were to receive word one way or the other around the first of September but have heard nothing so far. Stay tuned. Please …

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Cascade Contest

Writers received recognition for excellent craftsmanship the evening of August 12 during the 2015 Cascade Writing Contest Awards ceremony at the Red Lion on the River in Portland. Hosts Susan May Warren and James Rubart welcomed finalists on the stage and then celebrated the winners by reading the opening line of each winning entry.

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Summer Conference

Summer Conference Revisited – “Being Salt and Light” by Lindy Jacobs, OCW Summer Conference Director Our many prayers of the last year were answered as more than 225 writers, staff, and faculty gathered to worship, study, and fellowship at the 26th OCW Summer Conference in Portland August 10–13. Fifty-seven attended our first-ever early bird session, “Book Promotions Boot Camp.” Our …

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