Conference Schedule

All times are Pacific standard time.

Thursday, February 17, Optional Pre-Conference Day CREW Mentoring Groups

9 am – 12 pm CREW Group Morning Meeting

12 – 1:30 pm Lunch Break

1:30 – 4:30 pm CREW Group Afternoon Meeting

Friday, February 18, Conference Day One

 

8 am Virtual doors open in the private Facebook group for BYO coffee & donuts hangout, and any last-minute questions. You can find the dedicated conference Facebook group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/wccw2022

9 am DAY ONE General Session  & Keynote Talk this will be a LIVE broadcast through Zoom. To access, use the buttons on our Conference Central Landing Page, which will be sent to you in the very early morning on Friday, Feb 18. Find the General Session here: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7549931518

  • Welcome & Conference Opening with Susy Flory
  • Opening Prayer
  • Music with Jeanette Hanscome
  • Keynote Talk: Sharon Norris Elliott with “Emerge”
  • Conference Orientation with Sarah Sundin
  • Faculty Introductions

Right after the General Session, visit the WCCW Conference Facebook Group (look for the LIVE video) for “Let’s Go Fishing!”  

Before you run off to your first pre-recorded workshop, be sure to join us in the WCCW Conference Facebook group for a quick, live drawing for books and prizes. Hosted by Jeanette Hanscome. 

Find the group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/wccw2022

10:30 am Watch and enjoy the pre-recorded video workshops (find the links at Conference Central)

(there are 40+ to choose from). To access, use the links on the conference landing page sent to you via email early Friday morning; you can also find links in the conference Facebook group.

TIPS 

  • Look at the categories, and choose from there. Don’t worry about how many there are—you’ll have 6 weeks to enjoy them!
  • Watch and take notes. 
  • Leave comments on the videos. 
  • Download the workshop handouts here: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1_IbTCHUEXcDyGmF3Y1uldZPjEvW4Ls76?usp=sharing
  • Tell others in the Facebook group or on other social media what you’re watching and how it’s going (use the conference hashtag #wccw2022)

12 pm Picnic Lunch on Zoom video with WCCW Team & attendees https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7549931518

1 pm Watch and enjoy the workshops (find the links at Conference Central)

2:30 pm “ASK US ANYTHING” Panel of Experts LIVE on Zoom video: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7549931518

3:30 pm Watch and enjoy the workshops (find the links at Conference Central)

4:30 pm FIRESIDE CHAT – Drop by the Zoom room to let us know how the conference is going, ask questions, or just hang out!  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7549931518

 

Saturday, February 19, Conference Day Two

8 am Virtual doors open in the private Facebook group for BYO coffee & donuts hangout, and any last-minute questions. You can find the dedicated conference Facebook group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/wccw2022

9 am DAY TWO General Session & Keynote Talk this will be a LIVE broadcast through Zoom. To access, use the buttons on our Conference Central Landing Page. This will be sent to you in the very early morning on Friday, Feb 18. Find the General Session here: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7549931518

    • Welcome 
    • Music with Jeanette Hanscome
    • Keynote Talk: Mary DeMuth with “13 Essential Writing Commands To Help You Thrive in Today’s Publishing Climate”
    • Conference Update with Sarah Sundin
    • Faculty Introductions

Right after the General Session, visit the WCCW Conference Facebook Group (look for the LIVE video) for “Let’s Go Fishing!”  Before you run off to your first pre-recorded workshop, be sure to join us in the WCCW Conference Facebook group for a quick, live drawing for books and prizes. Hosted by Jeanette Hanscome. 

Find the group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/wccw2022

10:30 am Watch and enjoy the pre-recorded video workshops (find the links at Conference Central)

(there are 40+ to choose from). To access, use the links on the conference landing page sent to you via email early Friday morning; you can also find links in the conference Facebook group.

TIPS 

  • Look at the categories, and choose from there. Don’t worry about how many there are—you’ll have 6 weeks to enjoy them!
  • Watch and take notes. 
  • Leave comments on the videos. 
  • Download the workshop handouts here: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1_IbTCHUEXcDyGmF3Y1uldZPjEvW4Ls76?usp=sharing
  • Tell others in the Facebook group or on other social media what you’re watching and how it’s going (use the conference hashtag #wccw2022)

12 pm Picnic Lunch on Zoom video with WCCW Team & attendees – https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7549931518

1 pm Watch and enjoy the workshops (find the links at Conference Central)

2:30 pm “ASK US ANYTHING” Panel of Experts LIVE on Zoom video: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7549931518

3:30 pm DAY TWO Closing & Awards Session this will be a LIVE broadcast through Zoom. To access, use the buttons on our Conference Central Landing Page. This will be sent to you in the very early morning on Friday, Feb 18. Find the Closing & Awards session here: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7549931518

    • Welcome 
    • Music with Jeanette Hanscome
    • Keynote Talk: Sharon Elliott with “The Writer’s Jericho”
    • Goldie Special Recognition Awards
    • Writing Contest Awards
    • “Be Thou My Vision”
    • Closing Prayer

5ish Conference is done. We can’t wait to see you again in 2023! 

Virtual Activities available throughout the day:

Shop the Conference Bookstorehttps://bookshop.org/shop/wccw

Facebook group interaction, including Q&A https://www.facebook.com/groups/wccw2022

Email info@westcoastchristianwriters.com with any questions, OR visit our virtual help desk here: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7549931518

 (PLEASE NOTE: The virtual help desk will be available BETWEEN scheduled live events, during the conference hours of 8-5 pm, Pacific.)

 

2022 Conference

February 17-19, 2022

“The people who walk in darkness will see a great light. For those who live in a land of deep darkness, a light will shine.”

Isaiah 9: 2 NLT

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