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  • February Prayer Time

    February Prayer Time

    written by Marion Duckworth, Prayer Team Member Lord, I realize that I have been remiss in praying for Oregon Christian Writers because “I, me, and mine” has gotten in the way. Do I imagine that organizations like Oregon Christian Writers can succeed without prayer? That Satan will not persist in roaring like a lion in order to decimate us—especially in these days of time and financial constraints? Tweet Read More »
  • 2015 Workshops

    2015 Workshops

    OCW Summer Conference 2015 WorkshopsKaren Ball: “Self-Editing for Success” We all have them, those bugaboos in our writing that keep cropping up to steal the impact of our words. In this interactive workshop, you will learn the best time and best ways to self-edit. And you will develop your own, personalized editing tool to help you strengthen your craft. Come ready to work on your current manuscript!Alice Crider: “Magnificent Memoir” This workshop will discuss what it takes to write compelling memoir, who reads it and why, and what publishers want to see. Some things we’ll cover: What makes a book a memoir? What are the differences between memoir, autobiography, and narrative nonfiction? What makes memoir popular? What sets memoir apart from other genres? Three basic guidelines for writing memoir. Tips and techniques to use while writing memoir. Do you need a platform to support your memoir? Bring your story, your work-in-progress, your ideas, and/or your questions.Vicki Crumpton: “Cover to Cover: Ten Essential Elements of a Nonfiction Book” Despite what you may have overheard at the local Amish market, nonfiction continues to be a core category in Christian publishing. This workshop explores 10 key elements that contribute to the success of ... Read More »
  • 2015 Notebook Ad Sales

    2015 Notebook Ad Sales

  • 2015 Summer Conference Schedule

  • 2015 Manuscript Submissions

    2015 Manuscript Submissions

  • 2015 Judging

    2015 Judging