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Keynoter Dan Walsh: And They Lived…

Dan Walsh

You know what comes next, right? They lived . . . happily ever after. Growing up as a kid in the late 50s and 60s, I got used to stories ending this way. Certainly, every Disney movie did. All the other family-oriented movies did also (and there were plenty of those in the theaters). Most of the love stories ended happily too. Continue reading Read More »

2014 OCW Cascade Writing Contest Finalists


We are very pleased to announce the 2014 Cascade Writing Contest finalists. The winners will be announced at the Cascade Awards at the OCW Summer Coaching Conference, August 6, 2014, at 7:00 p.m. at Red Lion Hotel on the River in Portland, Oregon. Congratulations to the following finalists for the 2014 Cascade Awards. Tweet Read More »

Allen Arnold Interview


OCW Summer Conference Director Lindy Jacobs’ Interview with Allen Arnold “Escape the Creative Desert and Catch a Wave” Oregon Christian Writers is very happy to welcome Keynoter Allen Arnold to the 2014 Summer Conference August 4th through 7th in Portland. As founder and former publisher of Thomas Nelson Fiction, Allen worked with hundreds of authors and published more than 500 ... Read More »

2014 Mentors


Mentor Appointments: Focus on the Next Step We are pleased to offer half-hour career mentoring appointments in our Writing Center, where you can sit face-to-face with an experienced professional author to ask advice about craft, marketing, goal-setting, or the business of writing. Mentoring appointments are not just for new authors. A writer can benefit from wise counsel at any stage ... Read More »

2014 Summer Conference Schedule

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The 2014 Summer Conference Schedule is now available for download HERE. (Please note: you’ll need the free Adobe Reader to view this document.) Any changes made to the schedule will be announced on our website. Tweet Read More »