Tag Archives: Conference

Money Matters

Registration Changes and Other Updates by Wendy Gorski, OCW Treasurer Happy New Year! Before we look forward to the year 2016, let’s review the blessings of 2015. First, we received our long-awaited nonprofit status. This allows for tax-deductible donations and the possibility to apply for grants. Second, we implemented QuickBooks, and we are now able to report on each event’s …

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Terrific Winter Workshops

Terrific Winter Workshops – 2016 Winter One-Day Conference by Don White, OCW Program Coordinator A.  “Staying Organized amidst the Chaos” with Robin Lee Hatcher. Writers don’t live in a bubble. Life happens outside the pages of the book. But we need to keep our fictional worlds in order as much as possible. Robin Lee Hatcher will share some of the tools she has …

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Critique Groups

Gail Sattler

Finding Critique Groups by Gail Sattler, Critique Group Coordinator At the summer conference a number of people approached me to ask about critique groups, plus I also saw a note on the bulletin board with names of people who wanted to be in one. OCW has an online critique group system as a perk of membership, with each group getting its …

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President’s Corner

Quotes Add Value by Maxine Marsolini, OCW President Why do you write? “Writing, to me, is simply thinking through my fingers”—Isaac Asimov. I could have begun by expressing my thoughts to answer the question. But to strengthen my work, and yours, a good quote will add value. Asimov’s words are simple, brilliant, and set the tone for what follows. I …

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