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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 ... Read More »

President’s Corner

Maxine Marsolini
OCW President

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 ... Read More »

Spring Workshop Opportunities

Marilyn Rhoads
OCW Program Coordinator

A. “Focus Your Stories: ‘If You Aim at Nothing, You’ll Hit It Every Time’” will be presented by Bob Welch. Writers sometimes allow life to happen to them. You lope along with no real plan as to where you’re headed. Learn a number of options for how to keep from wandering away from your story’s trail. Focus, plan, and examine ... Read More »

Keeping Up with OCW

Susan Maas

“God always sets you at the convergence of His highest glory and your highest good,” said Bill Giovannetti, winter conference keynoter. He added, “That is rarely the place you would choose for yourself.” Continue reading Read More »