|And he that sat upon the throne said, “Behold, I make all things new.” And he said
unto me, “Write: for these words are true and faithful.” (Rev. 21:5)
Christian Writers’ Conference
October 10 - 12, 2013 — Lake Hughes, CA
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It is with great sadness that I must announce the cancellation of our 2013
conference. A perfect storm of circumstances has gathered, and we are
unable to continue.
We enjoyed seven years of fruitful labor and continual growth, beginning
with 22 attendees in 2006 to a peak of 75 in 2012. Based on our past
successes, we received assurances from sponsors and volunteers who were
eager to participate. Schools, colleges, and writer's groups planned to send
us dozens of aspiring writers. We offered more classes, more discounts,
easy-payment plans, and new services. By all appearances this event would
turn out to be our best ever.
But now those promised supporters have not come through, and our momentum has stalled.
Even our announcement a month ago that we must use our block of reserved rooms or lose
them, had no effect. With over a year of marketing and a mere 53 days to go we've enrolled just
over a dozen people, far below the commitments we had just a couple of months ago. With this
small attendance, and the loss of support from sponsors, we cannot meet expenses or build a
For those who have already paid their tuition, you will receive a full refund soon. For now it
remains unclear, whether we will return next year.
recommend two other conferences:
information, cost, and registration go to www.sandiegocwg.org.
Newport Beach. www.occwf.org/conference.html
their time and talents to this struggling ministry, and to those who
trusted me with its care. I wish you every success in your future
Conference Director email@example.com