Oregon Christian Writers Summer Coaching Conference, August 18 will be held at the Red Lion (Jantzen Beach) in Portland. Keynoters Frank Peretti and Tessa Afshar join an outstanding faculty of top editors, agents, and award-winning authors to help writers of all levels and genres reach their writing goals. Includes 10 in-depth (7 hours total) morning coaching classes and 24 hour-long afternoon workshops on the craft of fiction, nonfiction, memoir, poetry, children’s writing, critique, and marketing. The conference offers manuscript reviews, one-on-one meetings with editors and agents, mentoring with published authors, plus professional panels. A pre-conference seminar Create Compelling Novels and Scripts will be taught by Hollywood story editor Michael Hauge. Conference also features the Cascade Writing Awards ceremony and daily worship led by Aaron Doerr. Oregon Christian Writers, founded in 1963, is known for its faith-filled conferences and excellence in writing instruction. Check the website for registration details. http://oregonchristianwriters.org/2017-summer-conference-main-page/. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.