NORTHWEST CHRISTIAN WRITERS ASSOCIATION

 

"Don't focus on marketing, platform, and sales. Concentrate on creating heart-to-heart connections. This is your ministry. In time, these individuals may become your readers." Karen Barnett

Monthly Meetings

NCWA’s September-to-June monthly meetings feature great keynote speakers, a Christian Writer’s Coach training segment, member book launches, opportunities to network with other writers, the chance to share manuscript celebrations—as well as redirections—participate in a critique group, and much more.

NCWA monthly meetings are held at Eastside Church, 14520 100th Ave NE, Bothell, WA

PAST WORKSHOPS:

Screenwriting 101Jennifer Dornbush led her class through the ins and outs of writing screenplays for Hollywood.

A Glimpse Inside the General Market with Debbie Macomber.

How to Craft a Marketing Plan with Thomas Umstattd.


Meet Our NCWA BOARD Family

President: Jill Esau

Vice President: Sonja Anderson

Secretary: Liz Holtzman

Treasurer: Gigi Murfitt

Conference Organizers: Charles and Perry Harris

Critique Group Coordinator: Pat Schantz

Web Coordinator: Diana Savage

Hospitality: Lynette Bishop

Membership Coordinator: Kyrene Roy

Tech Coordinator: Katie Hauenstein

Writer's Coach Coordinator: Tina Gollings

Publicity Coordinator: Rose Angove

Devotional Coordinator:

Program Coordinator: Kathleen Freeman

Book Launch Coordinator: Karen Higgins

Writer's Journey Coordinator:

 



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Monday, November 4, 2019

7:00 PM

Lindsay Franklin

Editor, Enclave staff, and award-winning Speculative fiction writer of The Story Peddler, Lindsay, is equal part author and business person -- though she confesses to finding writing more fun. Lindsay brings us help on "Surviving the Fire Swamp of Writing."


Monday September 9 2019

7:00 PM

Terry Glaspey


A lover of art and the place where it meets God, Terry is the author of several books on the subject, including Not a Tame Lion, the spiritual Legacy of C.S. Lewis and the Chronicles of Narnia.

His message: "Creative Communication through writing: Looking to the greats for Inspiration."  is sure to...well, inspire.

Monday, October 7, 2019

7:00 PM

Cynthia Ruchti


Agent with Books and Such and award-winning author of over a dozen fiction books, as well as books of hope and connection with God. Cynthia brings a message about "Writing Acoustically: The Sounds of What We Write."

Monday, November 4, 2019

7:00 PM

See above


Monday, December 2, 2019

7:00 PM

Janet Lee Carey


Janet writes YA and fantasy novels for the general market.

Coming in 2020

Monday, January 6, 2020

7:00 PM

Author of The Shack, William P. Young.


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Monday, February 3, 2020

7:00 PM

TBD Round Tables


Monday, March 2, 2020

7:00 PM

Eric Wilson


Suspense writer and author of Fireproof

Monday, April 6, 2020

7:00 PM

Susan Meissner

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Susan is a top shelf novelist of Historical and Women's Fiction. She has inspired many with her warmth and storytelling.


Monday, May 4, 2020

7:00 PM

Kathy Boyd Fellure

 Kathy writes Children's picture books, Including Nana's Tin of Buttons, and Women's Fiction including The Language of the Lake.

Monday, June 1, 2020

7:00 PM

Greg and Becky Johnson

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Wordserve Literary agent, Greg and writer, blogger, and heart-mender, Becky, may speak together, or one may step up to the plate. Either way, their words will be a gift.





Writers Conference

NCWA Hosts an annual Renewal conference with well-known keynoters, literary agents, acquisitions editors, accomplished workshop presenters and tech trainers, manuscript critique opportunities, book tables, vendors . . . to name just some of what you’ll find.

~ Such a beautiful event! Please join us in 2020 for what is already shaping into a time of inspiration and learning.

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