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Fall 2015 Schedule

Hillary Manton Lodge

“Magnify” Oregon Christian Writers Fall One-Day Conference Warner Pacific College, 2219 SE 68th Avenue, Portland OR 97215 (Directions at bottom of page) Saturday, October 17, 2015 ~ 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. “Magnify the Lord with me! Together let us lift His name up high!” Psalm 34:3 (CEB) 8:30–9:00 Registration, Continental Breakfast, Bookstore Musical Prelude: Bob Williams 9:00–9:40 Welcome and Introductions: President ... Read More »

President’s Corner

Maxine 2

Words are magical. Words carry readers to faraway places, bind up wounded hearts, lift people up to try again, birth laughter, bring forth needed wisdom, and so much more. Words can also play tricks and beget a path of confusion. Do you remember a time when you were puzzled by a newspaper article, a page in a novel, or something as simple as a text message? Continue reading Read More »

Fall Keynoter: Cynthia Ruchti


Cynthia Ruchti spends her days diving into words, worship, and wonder. One of her greatest joys is helping other writers grow in their craft. She is well-versed in offering assistance because of her breadth of expertise in nonfiction, fiction, articles, devotionals, editing, radio production, television work, and public speaking. Continue reading Read More »

Fall Workshops

Marilyn Rhoads
OCW Program Coordinator

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 ... Read More »

OCW Business

Sue Miholer, OCW Business Manager

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 ... Read More »