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West Coast
Christian Writers

Welcome to the West Coast Christian Writers conference and community! We hope you'll be equipped and encouraged on your writing journey as you . . .

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What

THE WEST COAST CHRISTIAN
WRITERS CONFERENCE

WCCW is a writers conference with a reputation for high-value teaching, expert speakers and mentors, hands-on help, a welcoming atmosphere, and innovation. Our faculty members are industry professionals – agents, editors, authors, and marketing and business experts – chosen to represent a variety of publishing methods, genres, interests, and ethnicities.

When

NOVEMBER 7-8, 2024
ADD-ON NOV 6 OR 9

Mark your calendars and save the date! Registration will launch with our Flash Sale July 1, 2024. WCCW members receive priority registration starting June 24. Want to get the full experience? Add-on the preconference day, November 6 if you're attending in-person or the post-conference day November 9 if you're attending online.

Where

BRIDGEWAY CHRISTIAN CHURCH
 

8150 Industrial Ave, Bldg. A

Roseville, CA 95678

(Roseville is a suburb of Sacramento)

How

REGISTRATION COST
(FLASH SALE PRICES JULY 1-8)

$299 Attend in-person

$199 Attend online

$149 Pre-conference CREW

Who

KATHI LIPP, KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Kathi Lipp

Kathi Lipp is a Publisher’s Weekly bestselling author of twenty books, including An Abundant Place: Daily Retreats for the Woman Who Can’t Get Away, Overwhelmed, and Clutter Free. Along with being a part of the InCourage at Dayspring writing team, she is the host of Clutter Free Academy the Podcast! with Kathi Lipp, Facebook group Clutter Free Academy, and Clutter Free for Life.

As a writing and marketing coach, she is also the host of the Writing at the Red House Podcast and runs both The Writing at the Red House Retreats and The Red House Writers Collective – a writing program that helps authors develop their writing, their platform, and their business.

Kathi lives on her Red House mini-homestead with her husband Roger, her nine-pound dog Moose, and a gang of chickens.

GINNY L. YTTRUP, KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Ginny L. Yttrup is the author of seven novels, including Words, which won the Christy Award for Best First Novel and was a Christy finalist for Best Contemporary Standalone. Her novels have received the honor of Book of the Year from Foreword Reviews and RT Book Reviews.

 

A developmental editor and coach, Ginny is the founder of Words for Writers, which offers inspiration and instruction for writers and includes the course Your Novel: From Premise to Published, the Fiction Crafters Cohort, and the Words for Writers podcast. She also serves as conference director for West Coast Christian Writers. 

 

Ginny is passionate about encouraging readers and writers toward emotional and spiritual growth. She is fueled by black coffee, good books, relationships with her adult children and circle of friends, and her love for Henry Higgins, the dog who rules her world. 

Ginny Yttrup
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Waypoints

The way we walk is often a winding one, with many points along our path. From the desert of rejection to the pinnacle of publication, writing is a journey full of ...

2024 Conference Theme

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This is what the LORD says: “Stand at the crossroads and look; ask for the ancient paths, ask where the good way is, and walk in it, and you will find rest for your souls.   ~ Jeremiah 6:16

WCCW gave me the tools and confidence I needed to share my journey in the form of a memoir.

Ruth Ann Turner

I've attended a lot of conferences over the last year, and WCCW is by far the most comprehensive.

Elliott Slaughter

It was such a wonderful, inspirational, and friendly conference! I hope to return again.

Nancy Sanders

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Whether you're just starting out or you're a seasoned writer, West Coast Christian Writers is here to support you on your journey. Join us today and take the next step in your writing career.

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