Spring 2012 Conference Giveaways

Great news – we have some giveaways just for attendees at the OCW Spring 2012 One-Day Conference in Eugene! Tomorrow, we are introducing our brand-new evaluation sheet, designed to help streamline the process of collecting conferee feedback so that we can continue to provide you with terrific conferences. After the conference, keynote speaker Karen Ball will choose one of the …

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Spring Keynoter Karen Ball

Keynoter Karen Ball

We Are Streams in the Desert Karen Ball has always loved the power of story. She considers it a gift that she’s been able to use this passion during nearly 30 years in publishing as an executive and acquisitions editor. Karen built and led fiction lines for Tyndale, Multnomah, Zondervan, and B&H Publishing Group. The owner/operator of Karen Ball Publishing …

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Spring Conference Registration

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Registration is now open for the OCW Spring 2012 One Day Conference. There are two registration options available – online and mail-in registration (links below). Please note: lunch must be reserved by May 12, and a $5 late charge will be assessed after that date as well. Register online  OR Register by mail  

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Spring 2012 Schedule


“We Are Streams in the Desert” Oregon Christian Writers Spring One-Day Conference Northwest Christian University, 828 E. 11th Avenue, Eugene, OR 97401 Saturday, May 19, 2012~8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. “Each one will be like a shelter from the wind and a refuge from the storm, like streams of water in the desert and the shadow of a great rock …

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President’s Corner


Word Work, Word Play by Mary A. Hake, OCW President I enjoy words. This isn’t news to anyone who knows me. I like to ponder the meaning of words, including their nuances and semantics. I can delight in the dictionary. I also love working with words—the creative energy of writing, using words to best advantage, arranging them for maximum effect, …

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