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Join ACFW today for... Education. Inspiration. Connections.

We're American Christian Fiction Writers - The Voice of Christian Fiction - a professional organization devoted to the craft of Christian Fiction.

ACFW's mission is to empower Christian novelists by inspiring them to join with God in the creative process, training them in the craft, and educating them in the publishing industry.

ACFW's worldwide membership includes:

  • Published Writers
  • Unpublished Writers
  • Editors
  • Agents
  • Publicists

ACFW offers:

  • Writing courses
  • Critique groups
  • The premier Christian Fiction Conference
  • The fellowship and encouragement of other authors
  • Prayer partners

With all the benefits, training, and networking ACFW has to offer, our membership fee is the best bargain in the business.

Whether you’re a multi-published author or just taking the first steps in your writing career, ACFW is the place for you to learn more about the craft and expand your knowledge of the publishing industry.

Move your career forward and become an ACFW member. It’s an investment in your writing future. Click here to join today!

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Fiction Finder is an easy-access resource where you can find the latest in Christian fiction including:

  • Mystery
  • Suspense
  • Romance
  • Women's Fiction
  • Speculative, Sci-Fi, Fantasy
  • Historicals
  • and more!

Check out our author pages, read reviews, and discover a wide variety of books to add to your home library. Visit Fiction Finder today!

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ACFW Book Club

Sofia’s Tune
In Sofia's Tune, we meet Sofia Falcone, a young woman who has been living in New York only a short time when she is stunned to discover a family secret, one that soon sends her beloved mother into a mental institution.

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Featured Author

Interview with Patricia Bradley

Patricia Bradley lives in North Mississippi and loves to write romance and suspense with a twist of romance. Patricia’s books include the Logan Point series—Shadows of the Past, A Promise to Protect, and Gone Without a Trace. She has also written two sweet romances for Harlequin Heartwarming, Matthew’s Choice, available on Amazon and The Christmas Campaign, available in November. Her workshops on writing include two online courses with American Christian Fiction Writers and workshops at the Mid-South Christian Writer’s Conference in Collierville, TN. When she has time, she likes to throw mud on a wheel and see what happens.

“God gifted me with the ability to tell stories. To not use that gift would be wrong. But along with the gift, he also plants that desire to write. It’s up to me to discipline myself and do the actual work.”

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First Impressions Contest

This contest gives unpublished writers the opportunity to have the first five pages of their Christian fiction manuscript evaluated by an industry professional.

Congratulations to the 2015 First Impressions Finalists. Winners will be announced by December 15.

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Genesis Contest

ACFW's recognition for unpublished Christian fiction.

Contest is now closed for entries. Winners were announced during ACFW's conference gala awards on September 19.

The 2016 contest opens January 2, 2016.

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Carol Awards

ACFW's honors for the best Christian fiction published in the previous calendar year.

Contest is now closed. Winners were announced during ACFW's conference gala awards on September 19.

The 2016 contest opens January 2, 2016.

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Annual Conference

Mark your calendars today for the 2016 conference in Nashville. Please note the earlier dates of August 25-28. Keep checking back for details as they become available.


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