Tag Archives: Oregon Christian Writers

2017 February Member News

February Prayer Time by Lindy Swanson Prayer Team Member Heavenly Father, we praise You for clothing us with Jesus’ righteousness that we might build up each other’s holy faith as we minister, presenting the sweet incense of our prayers, and offer our writing as a love gift to You. Give us a fresh outpouring of Your Spirit, in wisdom and in …

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From Novice to Novelist: How Contests Help Writers at Any Stage

By Camille Eide I’ve been entering writing contests since I began writing for publication 10 years ago, both as a pre-published and published writer. I’ve won, placed, and been passed over, but regardless of my stage as a writer or the outcome, I’ve never come away from a writing contest empty-handed. Why should authors enter a writing contest? Pre-published writers …

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2017 January Member News

Let us know the news about your writing (publishing accomplishments, upcoming book-signings, etc.). Jill Williamson, of Vancouver, just received a copy of her latest book King’s Blood along with a note from her editor saying she had set the record for longest Bethany House Publishers book! Tabitha Abel, of Chiloquin, recently had her story, “Why I Am Me,” accepted by …

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Writers as Champions

My family and I have been in Taekwondo for the last four years and we will soon test for our second-degree black belts. Training is hard and messy, often leaving bruises. Or, as happened this spring, leaving us with injuries. But we all know that the hard work will pay off—we’ll be stronger and in better shape. The same is true …

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Cascade Award Winners 2016

Congratulations to the 2016 Trailblazer Melanie Dobson, and the 2016 Writer of Promise, Camille Eide! Published Contemporary Fiction Book Saving Eric by Joan Deneve Published Historical Fiction Book The Memoir of Johnny Devine by Camille Eide Published Memoir My God Is Bigger by Helen Heavirland Published Nonfiction Book – a tie Garage Sale of the Mind by Jim Hills The …

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