Fun with Fundamentals

Addition was easy. But that was first grade . . . then came third grade and multiplication. I remember night after night, sitting in my dad’s lap, going over and over the times tables. Dad would be talking loudly and I’d be crying. For some reason it took me MUCH longer to understand 2×1=2 than 2+1=3. But, after many excruciating …

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It’s All About Story

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I’m sitting in a comfortable chair in my living room with a cup of tea, surrounded by stacks of library books, my laptop, and some movies I plan to watch. To the untrained eye it appears that I’m loafing, but I’m actually hard at work, searching for new worlds to discover. In other words, I’m researching my next book. Living …

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2016 Summer Pre-conference Workshop


Discover the true heart of your novel and learn a unique method for crafting a powerful, unified novel. Write Your Novel from the Middle —A Powerful New Approach for Plotters, Pantsers, and Everyone in Between Presented by: James Scott Bell               Based on the #1 best-selling Amazon writing book of the same name, this workshop …

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Money Matters

Treasurer's Report

by Wendy Gorski, OCW Treasurer treasurer@oregonchristianwriters.org “Good news, good news,” is one of my favorite lines from a Ken Davis concert. It made me laugh and cry all at the same time. The good news is that the winter conference netted a small profit, thanks in large part to the silent auction that raised $227 and the fact that we …

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