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2015 Summer Conference

Lindy Jacobs
OCW Summer Conference Director

The OCW summer conference is becoming known as one of the country’s best Christian writing conferences, with top editors, agents, and award-winning authors dedicated to helping you reach your writing goals. We are planning 12 coaching classes and 30 workshops for both advanced and beginning instruction in fiction, nonfiction, memoir, devotionals, magazine articles, writing for children, poetry, marketing, and intensive critique. Continue reading Read More »

Keynoter Dan Walsh: And They Lived…

Dan Walsh

You know what comes next, right? They lived . . . happily ever after. Growing up as a kid in the late 50s and 60s, I got used to stories ending this way. Certainly, every Disney movie did. All the other family-oriented movies did also (and there were plenty of those in the theaters). Most of the love stories ended happily too. Continue reading Read More »

2014 OCW Cascade Writing Contest Finalists


We are very pleased to announce the 2014 Cascade Writing Contest finalists. The winners will be announced at the Cascade Awards at the OCW Summer Coaching Conference, August 6, 2014, at 7:00 p.m. at Red Lion Hotel on the River in Portland, Oregon. Congratulations to the following finalists for the 2014 Cascade Awards. Tweet Read More »

Allen Arnold Interview


OCW Summer Conference Director Lindy Jacobs’ Interview with Allen Arnold “Escape the Creative Desert and Catch a Wave” Oregon Christian Writers is very happy to welcome Keynoter Allen Arnold to the 2014 Summer Conference August 4th through 7th in Portland. As founder and former publisher of Thomas Nelson Fiction, Allen worked with hundreds of authors and published more than 500 ... Read More »

Summer Conference Update

Lindy Jacobs
OCW Summer Conference Director

2014 Summer Conference Focuses on “Writing with God: Take Heart” (Psalm 27:14 niv) August 4–7, 2014, in Portland “I was especially encouraged spiritually to write for God’s purpose.” Cheryl Secomb We’re excited to welcome keynoters Allen Arnold (evening speaker) and Dan Walsh (Thursday morning speaker) to this year’s conference. Allen is Director of Content at Ransomed Heart Ministries and founder/former publisher ... Read More »