OCW Summer Conference 2012

Plan Now to Attend Summer Conference August 13–16, 2012

Speak of His Wonders, Psalm 105:2 niv

OCW Summer Conference is one of the best in the country,” say editors, agents, and conferees.

We offer top-notch writing instruction, manuscript reviews, one-on-one meetings with editors and agents, career mentoring, and networking in a professional yet casual setting. Evening sessions feature outstanding speakers and worship. Aldersgate Conference Center is set in the heart of Oregon’s beautiful Willamette Valley, the perfect spot to refresh and renew writing goals!

Conference tuition is $365 for members and $425 for nonmembers. A special youth rate of $325 is available for those 23 and younger. Onsite housing rates vary from $160 to $275, meals included.

Visit the OCW Summer Conference website at http://www.ocwsummerconference.com for full details, including:

  • Coaching Classes
  • Workshops
  • Manuscript Submissions
  • Mentor Appointments
  • Housing
  • Faculty and Staff
  • Editors and Agents
  • Registration

Meanwhile, meet our Keynote Speakers!

James L. Rubart is the best-selling author of Rooms (winner of RT Book Reviews Inspirational Novel of the Year 2010 and USA “Best Books 2011” Award for Fiction), Book of Days (nominated for 2012 Book of the Year Award,The Chair (Top Pick, Christian Retailing Magazine and 4 ½ Stars RT Book Reviews), and five other novels in the works, including Soul’s Gate, to be released October 2012Jim received his degree in broadcast journalism from the University of Washington and started his career on air at a Seattle radio station. He now runs Barefoot Marketing, which helps businesses and authors make more coin for the realm. Jim is also an in-demand speaker and consultant. In his free time, he rides dirt bikes, hikes, golfs, takes photos, and occasionally does sleight of hand. He lives with his amazing wife and teenage sons in the Pacific Northwest and still thinks he’s young enough to waterski like a madman. For more information about Jim, visit www.jimrubart.com.

Cecil Murphey is a New York Times’ best-selling author and international speaker. Cec has written or co-written more than 120 books, including the runaway bestseller 90 Minutes in Heaven (with Don Piper) and Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story. His books have sold millions of copies, have been translated into more than 40 languages, and have brought hope and encouragement to countless people around the world.

Some of his more recent titles include The Spirit of ChristmasWhen Someone You Love No Longer Remembers, Getting to Heaven: Departing Instructions for Your Life Now (his fourth book with Don Piper, Knowing God, Knowing Myself, and When a Man You Love Was Abused: A Woman’s Guide to Helping Him Overcome Childhood Sexual Molestation. Cec has co-written many books and autobiographies such as Franklin Graham’s Rebel with a Cause, for which he won the 1995 Gold Medallion Award. In addition to his many books, Cec has written hundreds of articles and travels extensively to speak on many topics such as writing, recovery, spiritual growth, caregiving, significant living, male sexual abuse, and more. In 2009, the American Society of Journalists and Authors (ASJA) honored Cec with the Extraordinary Service Award, one of their most prestigious awards. In 2007, Cec received the first Lifetime Achievement Award from the Advanced Writers and Speakers Association for his excellent writing and mentoring of other writers. His latest title is Unleash the Writer Within.

For more information about Cec, please visit his website at www.cecilmurphey.com

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