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2016 Coaching Classes

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We are pleased to offer 12 morning coaching classes taught by some of the top editors, agents, and authors in Christian publishing. These in-depth classes meet for three consecutive mornings for a total of seven hours of instruction. You will spend each morning with your coach and the same classmates since each day builds on the preceding day(s). Class caps vary, …

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2016 Coaching Classes

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2016 Coaching Classes “Making Youth Manuscripts Marketable” with Sally Apokedak Writing for Children and Youth This agent-facilitated, hands-on critique class will be limited to 10 people. Participants must send in work in advance to be in this class and critique work for the other class members before the conference. (You will send the first chapter/s of your chapter book or …

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2016 Manuscript Submission Program

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Manuscript Submission Guidelines for Registered Conferees Beginning June 1, registered conferees will be able to send mini-proposals and magazine articles to an address that will be provided. The manuscript coordinator will send your manuscript(s) on to the editor(s) and/or agent(s) you indicate. Please do not send anything directly to an agent or editor. The information below is intended to help you prepare for the process of submitting your manuscript.

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2016 Summer Conference Faculty

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by Lindy Jacobs, Summer Conference Director We are pleased to announce the following outstanding faculty will be joining us:

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2016 Cascade Writing Contest

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The 2016 Cascade Writing Contest Opens Valentine’s Day by Julie McDonald Zander, Co-Chair of the Cascade Writing Contest “When I heard the first few words of my novel being read, I instantly doubled over, teary-eyed and shaking,” said Becky Cuadra George, whose unpublished novel won the 2015 Contemporary Fiction Award. “Thirteen years and counting on that manuscript, but now there’s a light …

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