Register for the Renewal

Welcome to our 2024 Northwest Christian Writers Conference, April 26-27, 2024, at New Life Church, Normandy Park, WA where inspiration intertwines with expertise, and your writing journey is propelled to divine heights. Our thoughtfully crafted offerings encompass a rich tapestry of opportunities to refine your craft, build a community of like-minded individuals, and establish meaningful connections within the industry.


Embark on a transformative journey as esteemed keynote speakers Tim Shoemaker and Cynthia Ruchti grace our stage, imparting wisdom, faith, and literary insights. Join us as we delve into the heart of storytelling, drawing upon spiritual truths to infuse your words with purpose and power.

Morning Track Intensives:

Start each day with focus and fervor, immersing yourself in specialized morning track intensives. Engage in deep dives and interactive sessions, tailored to your specific writing genre or area of interest. Cultivate a deep understanding of the craft and refine your skills under the guidance of experts in the field.


Throughout the conference, be inspired by an array of dynamic workshops. Discover innovative writing techniques, explore the intricacies of character development, and learn how to infuse faith seamlessly into your narratives. Gain valuable insights from experienced writers who will share their secrets to success.

Editor/Agent One-on-One:

Forge meaningful connections with industry professionals during personalized, one-on-one sessions. Pitch your manuscript to one of our editor/agents, seek advice on navigating the publishing world, and receive constructive feedback that could be the catalyst for your literary breakthrough. These intimate meetings offer a chance to grow and strengthen your work.

Critique Editor Review:

Present your manuscript to our critique editors for a thorough, insightful review. Receive constructive critique and suggestions for improvement, aimed at polishing your work to shine brilliantly in the publishing world. This invaluable opportunity can be a pivotal step towards refining your manuscript to its fullest potential.

Panel of Experts:

Participate in engaging discussions and gain a broader perspective on the craft of writing, the publishing industry, and the unique challenges faced by Christian writers. Our panel of experts, seasoned in both faith and the literary realm, will share their experiences and offer guidance, ensuring you are equipped for success.

Promote Your Published Books:

As a published author you can rent a book table which can provide you with a wonderful opportunity to promote your books and support the conference.

Community and Networking:

Forge lasting bonds with fellow Christian writers in an atmosphere of camaraderie and shared purpose. Connect with individuals who share your passion for writing and faith, forming a community of support and encouragement that extends beyond the conference. Networking opportunities abound, providing a platform to exchange ideas, collaborate on projects, and establish connections that could shape your writing journey for years to come.

Join us at our 2024 Northwest Christian Writers Conference, where your creativity meets divine purpose, and your words become a vessel for God's message. Embrace this transformative experience, and let your writing shine with the brilliance of faith, supported by a vibrant community and powerful networking opportunities.

Register to join us and empower your growth through our A Time to Write conference.

Be sure to read the fine print under each option so you don't miss important information.

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Super Early Bird Registration, through November 30, 2023

$299 NCWA member

$339 Non-member

$209 Students 12-17

Early Bird Registration, December 1, 2023 - January 31, 2024

$325 NCWA member

$355 Non-member

$225 Students 12-17


Standard Registration, February 1 – April 11, 2024

$345 NCWA member

$375 Non-member

$235 Students 12-17


Late Registration, April 12 – April 26, 2024 

$365 NCWA member

$395 Non-member

$245 Students 12-17

Guest for Friday Night Banquet, Dessert Reception, & Author Signing

$65 Standard (through April 11, 2024)

$75 Late (April 12 – April 26, 2024)

Due to the need to give our caterer an accurate count for the banquet, we are unable to accept onsite registration for this special Friday evening event.

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Conferees who cancel registration for the conference will be assessed a $35 cancellation fee.

Thank you for helping us make this a fragrance-free event out of respect for those who have chemical sensitivities.

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