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West Coast Christian Writers

Where Writers Thrive

About WCCW

Mission and Vision

West Coast Christian Writers (WCCW), aims to equip and encourage writers of all levels in the craft and business of writing for publication through conferences offering quality instruction, industry updates, community, and personal inspiration.

West Coast Christian Writers (WCCW) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. All donations are tax-deductible and will help WCCW continue offering quality conferences, instruction, and programs to further the ministry of writers.


WCCW, formerly the Christian Writers Seminar, was founded by Pastor Jon Drury, who directed the seminar as a ministry of Redwood Chapel in Castro Valley. The first Christian Writers Seminar was in 1993 with Ethel Herr as the keynote speaker. Other past keynoters include James Scott Bell, Cecil Murphey, and Francine Rivers.

The WCCW Team

Susy Flory
Executive Director
Sarah Sundin
Conference Director
Jeanette Hanscome
Community Director
Jan Kern
Spiritual Care & Coaching Director
Mike Lynch
Critiques & Contests Director
Marci Seither
Hospitality Director
Sarah Barnum
Registration Director
Ginny L. Yttrup
Marketing Director


February 25-27, 2021

“By no means do I count myself an expert in all of this, but I’ve got my eye on the goal, where God is beckoning us onward—to Jesus. I’m off and running, and I’m not turning back.” (Philippians 3:12-14 MSG)