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Fall 2012 Schedule

“Encourage One Another”

Oregon Christian Writers Fall One-Day Conference

Multnomah University, 8435 NE Glisan St., Portland OR 97220

(Directions at bottom of page)

Saturday, October 13, 2012~8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

“Therefore encourage one another and build one another up, just as you are doing.” 1 Thessalonians 5:11 ESV

8:30–9:00 Registration, Continental Breakfast, Bookstore
9:00–9:30 Welcome and Introductions: President Mary HakeDevotions:Mary Hake
9:30–10:20 General Session I: Colleen Coble, “The Twists in the Road”
10:20–10:50 Morning Break: Refreshments and time to visit the bookstore
10:50–11:40 General Session II:  Colleen Coble, “Staying Power: Relationships Matter”
11:40–12:20 OCW Business Meeting: Election, recognition of new members, writing firsts, and introduction of workshop teachers
12:30–1:35 Lunch ($10, reserve by October 6)
Meatloaf, grilled chicken breast with mushroom sauce, garlic mashed potatoes, brown gravy, sauteed carrots, steamed green beans, rolls, deli bar, mulligatawny soup, salad bar, chocolate cake, an ice cream
1:40–2:40 Workshops—Session 1 (Choose One)
A. “Layers: Connect with Your Reader” — Colleen Coble (Fiction)
B. “Active or Passive: Why Does It Matter?” — Ann Staatz (All Genres)
C. “Poetry as Memoir” —Mary McIntosh (Poetry)
D. “De-Stressing My Writing World” — Nora Peacock (Spiritual Growth)
*Critique Group/Fiction — Dawn Shipman (Critiquing Methods)
2:40–3:00 Break—Bookstore is open
3:00–4:00 Workshops—Session 2 (Choose One)
E. “Romancing the Idea” — Colleen Coble (Fiction)
F. “Photo Illustration” — Gail Denham (Photography)
G. “An Amazing World” — Tracie Heskett (Research Techniques)
H. “Online Presence” — Angella Diehl, Nicole Miller (Social Media)
*Critique Group/Fiction — Dawn Shipman (Critiquing Methods)

All workshops are suitable for all writers—beginner to advanced.

*Preregistration is required to participate. Observers are welcome.

Major changes to the schedule will be posted on the OCW website.

CDs available from Sound X Design at the conference and after the conference at soundxdesign@yahoo.com

Directions: http://bit.ly/mu-directions

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