Tag Archives: Summer Conference

Cascade Writing Contest Winners and Finalists

Oregon Christian Writers Cascade Writing Contest 2022 Winners   Unpublished Contemporary Fiction Book The Knightly Stalker — Annette Griffin   Unpublished Historical Fiction Book Finding Ten Feathers — Robert J. Pauls   Unpublished Speculative Fiction Book The Ultimate Escape — Kimberly Solis   Unpublished Nonfiction or Memoir Book I’m the Brave Girl? — Marlys Johnson Lawry   Unpublished Young Adult …

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Conference Recordings

Multiply Your Conference Benefits! Want to listen to a workshop you missed? Did you have to miss the conference this year? Now you can listen to a single workshop for $14 or all three sessions of a coaching class for $90 on a downloadable MP3 recording, or order the full-conference flash drive (including Early Bird) for $139 (includes shipping and …

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Editor and Agent Appointments: How to Prepare

By Alice Crider Editors and agents don’t have time to read full proposals in a short appointment, so a “One Sheet” summary of your project not only simplifies things, it also lets the editor or agent know you’re able to articulate the aspects of your project concisely. What goes on a One Sheet? a hook (one line that includes an …

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Finding Your Connecting Point

By Trieste Vaillancourt Do you ever watch The Voice on NBC? During the show, musical artists are given the opportunity to grow and be coached by others who have been successful in their field—musicians like Blake Shelton, Adam Levine, Kelly Clarkson, and Alicia Keys. These coaches often advise artists to find their connecting point to a song. They ask: “How …

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A Writer’s Voice

By Francine Rivers What does it mean to have a “voice” as a writer? Every person has unique DNA. We also have unique fingerprints and retinas. There are billions of us, but each human being is individual and distinctive—an original creation. That’s true of the way we express ourselves as well. Sit with a group of friends and you will …

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