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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 ... Read More »

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. Continue reading Read More »

2016 Cascade Writing Contest


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few words of my novel being read, I instantly doubled over, teary-eyed and shaking,” said Becky Cuadra George, whose unpublished novel won the 2015 Contemporary Fiction Award.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 ... Read More »

2016 Summer Conference

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Plan Now to Attend the Summer Conference August 15–18, 2016 Portland, OR  “Vision and Voice” (Psalm 19:14)   Join us at the OCW summer coaching conference, where our faculty of top editors, agents, and award-winning authors is dedicated to helping you reach your writing goals. Daily worship and devotionals are a highlight of our conference as we seek to encourage ... Read More »