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OCW Summer Conference 2015 Workshops Karen Ball: “Self-Editing for Success” We all have them, those bugaboos in our writing that keep cropping up to steal the impact of our words. In this interactive workshop, you will learn the best time and best ways to self-edit. And you will develop your own, personalized editing tool to help you strengthen your craft. ... Read More »

2015 Notebook Ad Sales


Advertising in the OCW Summer Conference Notebook We are pleased to offer OCW members as well as the conference faculty the opportunity to place ads in the Summer Conference notebook. The beautiful glossy magazine is our conferees’ go-to resource guide during the conference, and ads for your writing-related business, book release or writing-related events help support the OCW Summer Conference ... Read More »

2015 Summer Conference Schedule

Join us August 10-13, 2015 for our OCW 2015 Summer Conference! “Being Salt and Light” from Matthew 5:13-16 Oregon Christian Writers Summer Conference Red Lion Jantzen Beach, Portland OR (Directions at bottom of page) Monday, August 10 – Thursday, August 13, 2015 Monday, August 10 9:00-9:30 Book Promotions Boot Camp Registration 9:30-12:30 Book Promotions Boot Camp – Susan May Warren ... Read More »

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 an address that will be provided.  The information below is intended to help you prepare for the process of submitting your manuscript. Please carefully follow these guidelines for submitting your mini-proposals and articles. (Do not send these directly to ... Read More »

2015 Judging


 2015 OCW Cascade Writing Contest Judging    Preliminary round: Three judges (published authors, pastors, bookstore owners, teachers, and/or librarians) will review entries and record their scores (scoring elements for each category may be found on the website). All three scores will be averaged. The highest three scores in each category will be determined to be Cascade Writing Contest finalists and ... Read More »