Spring 2012 Schedule

“We Are Streams in the Desert”

Oregon Christian Writers Spring One-Day Conference

Northwest Christian University, 828 E. 11th Avenue, Eugene, OR 97401

Saturday, May 19, 2012~8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

“Each one will be like a shelter from the wind and a refuge from the storm,
like streams of water in the desert and the shadow of a great rock in a parched land.”
Isaiah 32:2 

8:30–9:00 Registration, Continental Breakfast, Bookstore
9:00–9:30 Welcome and Introductions: President Mary Hake

Devotions: Treasurer Billie Reynolds

9:30–10:20 General Session I: “Did God Just Blink?” with Karen Ball
10:20–10:50 Morning Break: Refreshments and time to visit the bookstore
10:50–11:40 General Session II:  “Shelters, Streams, and Shadows” with Karen Ball
11:40–12:20  OCW Business Meeting: recognition of new members, report on members’ publishing accomplishments, and introduction of workshop teachers
12:30–1:35 Lunch ($9, reserve by May 12)
1:40–2:40 Workshops—Session 1 (Choose One)
A. “Taming the Fiction Dragions” — Karen Ball
B. “Niche Marketing” — Geni White
C. “Whisper, Sing, Yell” —Jane West
D. “From the Inside Out” — Christianne Debysingh, Shane White, Nick Harrison
2:40–3:00 Break—Bookstore is open
3:00–4:00 Workshops—Session 2 (Choose One)
E. “Write Your Passion” —Karen Ball
F. “Zoom-Zoom, Zine-Zine: Power Up Your Writing Career” — Linda Clare
G. “Ten Steps to Social Media Bliss (and Sucess)” — Nicole Miller
H. “A Day in an Editor’s Life” — Nick Harrison

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

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

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