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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 »

Susan May Warren: On Pitching Tips


Tips on Pitching Your Story by Susan May Warren  Are you attending the Oregon Christians Writers’ Conference this summer? (If not, you should be!) A writers’ conference is a great place to pitch your story. But it can be daunting to sit across the table from an editor or agent and sell them on your story. Here are a few ... Read More »

10 Tips for a Great Headshot

Marilyn Rhoads
OCW Program Coordinator

10 Tips for a Great Author Photo at Summer Conference Need a fresh photo for your blog or book cover? Once again, the incredible OCW Photography Team of professional photographers Sam Hall and Michael Diehl will be offering a great deal on author photos at summer conference: a 20-minute sitting for only $50! To make the most of your sitting, ... Read More »