April McGowan

June 2020 Member News

FREE to OCW members! Join us for our OCW June Book Club! Monday, June 29, at 7:00-8:30 p.m. is when the online book club is scheduled to launch.  We’re reading Wings Like a Dove by our own OCW Writer of Promise winner Camille Eide, a Cascade Writing Contest finalist. Email contact@oregonchristianwriters.org  to sign up today! One drawing for an Amazon card …

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Do Fiction Writers Need a Platform?

by Rachelle Gardner Platform and social media: Some of us love it, some of us hate it, and most of us are just trying to keep up. We all recognize the potential hazards of social media—mainly, the TIME it takes. The question we each have to answer is: How can we use social networking to the extent that it’s positive and …

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May 2020 Member News

Congratulations to the 2020 Cascade Award finalists! Click here to see them! Carolyn Bolz, of Riverside, California, has a poem, “The Perfect Pie,” in the May issue of Country Magazine. Mary Hake, of Crooked River Ranch, has an intriguing Prayer Path puzzle, with questions on what the Bible says about prayer, in the May issue of Clubhouse, a children’s magazine …

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How Much Time Do You Set Aside to Write?

by Matt Mikalatos People often ask me, “How do you find time to write?” quickly followed by “How much time do you set aside each day to write?” They don’t always like the answers, which are, “I don’t watch any sports” and “I don’t have a daily amount of time set aside for writing.” Here’s why: when I set aside …

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March 2020 Member News

Are you a member of Oregon Christian Writers? Do you have publishing news to share? Please contact our business manager at business@oregonchristianwriters.org and let them know! Denise Arzoian, of Oregon City, has an article in the April edition of Purpose. Donna Gurr, of Lincoln City, has an article, “One with the Persecuted Church,” scheduled for publication in the summer 2020 …

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