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2021 Mentor Appointments: Focus on the Next Step

A limited number of 15-minute “Next-Step” mentoring appointments will be available on a first-come, first-served basis during registration. Ask an experienced professional author your questions about craft, marketing, goal setting, or the business of writing. Review instructions below for how to prepare for your meeting. One mentor per conferee as long as they last! Register Early! Mentoring appointments are not …

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2021 Literary Agents

Oregon Christian Writers is pleased to introduce the talented agents joining us for the 2021 Summer Conference. Pay particular attention to types/genres agents are interested in representing to find the best match for your work. The Agent Panel will be live Monday August 16 at 3:30 p.m. PDT. See the Manuscript Submission page for general submission guidelines and information on …

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Intensive Small Group Critique

Premium Four-Hour Intensive Small-Group Critique with 3-Page Review  Thursday, August 19, Noon–2:00 p.m. and 3:00–5:00 p.m. PDT LIVE  These groups meet LIVE on the Thursday afternoon of the conference and are limited to eight participants each. Register early to secure your spot. Participants will receive instructions July 30 about how to exchange work for review with their coach and fellow …

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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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