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Summer Conference Revisited: “Writing with God: Take Heart”

Lindy Jacobs
OCW Summer Conference Director

Our many prayers of the last year were answered as more than 205 writers, staff, and faculty gathered to worship, study, and fellowship at the OCW Summer Conference in Portland, August 4–7. One-third of our conferees were first-time attendees, and conferees came from all across the country. Our numbers grew to almost 250 during the Wednesday evening Cascade Awards. Continue reading Read More »

Post-Conference Prayer

Marion Duckworth

We prayed, Lord, and you answered! What a spirit of love pervaded our summer conference! As brothers and sisters in Christ, we celebrated one another’s writing victories and offered soaking prayers for every difficulty. Continue reading Read More »

Cascade 2014 Winners

Winners of Oregon Christian Writers Cascade Writing Contest Published Contemporary Fiction On the Threshold by Sherrie Ashcraft and Christina Tarabochia Published Historical Fiction Mistaken by Karen Barnett Published Memoir Iron Heart: A Story of Perseverance after Polio by Delilah Moore Leach Published Nonfiction Walking Sticks by Joyce Wilkens Published Young Adult/Middle Grade Menehunes Missing by Cheryl Linn Martin Published Children’s ... Read More »

2014 Author Photos

Marilyn Rhoads
OCW Program Coordinator

Author photos are an important part of a writer’s platform, from blog to social media to promotion packages. A professional photo shoot can start at $100 and go as high as $1,000 for a professional shoot – but OCW Summer Conferees can take advantage of a very special offer! Once again, OCW is pleased to provide a much more affordable ... Read More »