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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 »

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 »