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ACFW 40 Days of Prayer: Day 22

2015 ACFW CONFERENCE 40 DAYS OF PRAYER DAY 22 PRAYER – TOPIC: FINALISTS IN THE CAROL AWARDS Father, Thank You for each of the Carol Aware Finalists. I praise You for the work You’ve done in their lives that have … Continue reading

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Waiting

By Dawn Crandall People who don’t know me might not realize that I signed my three book contract with Whitaker House when I was (finally) six months pregnant with my first child. What they also wouldn’t know is that I’d … Continue reading

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ACFW 40 Days of Prayer: Day 23

2015 ACFW CONFERENCE 40 DAYS OF PRAYER DAY 23 PRAYER – TOPIC: THE VOLUNTEER WORKERS Romans 6:13 New King James Version (NKJV)- 13 And do not present your members as instruments of unrighteousness to sin, but present yourselves to God … Continue reading

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A Brainstorming Session

By Lillian Duncan So, I’m sitting at my computer pondering what to write for the first of my four ACFW blogs for the year. Time for a brainstorming session! I could try to find a sneaky way to promote my … Continue reading

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ACFW 40 Days of Prayer: Day 24

2015 ACFW CONFERENCE 40 DAYS OF PRAYER DAY 24 PRAYER – TOPIC: FOR ALL ATTENDING TO HAVE A SERVANT’S HEART TOWARD THOSE AROUND THEM John 3:34-35 Lord Jesus, We know that this gathering is in Your hands. Grow in each … Continue reading

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When Real Life and the Writing Life Collide

By Kathleen Y’Barbo Watch out or you’ll end up in my novel! We’ve all seen this slogan or others like it on t-shirts, mugs, and all sorts of items. Until recently, I hadn’t given the process of creating characters from … Continue reading

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ACFW 40 Days of Prayer – Day 25

2015 ACFW CONFERENCE 40 DAYS OF PRAYER DAY 25 PRAYER – TOPIC: FOR THE TECHNOLOGY TO WORK There was a time Lord where we would trust in You to provide good seats so everyone could see the speaker or hear … Continue reading

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ACFW 40 Days of Prayer: Day 26

2015 ACFW CONFERENCE 40 DAYS OF PRAYER DAY 26 PRAYER – TOPIC: FIRST-TIME ATTENDEES Abba-Father, remind each first-time conferee that You are by their side, holding their hand, calming them, and they only need to ask for Your strength. Remind … Continue reading

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ACFW 40 Days of Prayer: Day 27

2015 ACFW CONFERENCE 40 DAYS OF PRAYER DAY 20 PRAYER – TOPIC: CONFERENCE STAFF 1 Thessalonians 1:3 New International Version (NIV): We remember before our God and Father your work produced by faith, your labor prompted by love, and your … Continue reading

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ACFW 40 Days of Prayer: Day 28

2015 ACFW CONFERENCE 40 DAYS OF PRAYER DAY 28 PRAYER – TOPIC: SPOTLIGHT SESSIONS Proverbs 2:6 – For the LORD gives wisdom, and from His mouth comes knowledge and understanding. Dear Heavenly Father: We thank You for hearing our prayers. … Continue reading

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Conflicted about Conflict?

By Ane Mulligan My first novel was a Biblical fiction in which I strung together a bunch of scenes from Jesus’ life, interspersed with the fictional characters. There was no conflict, other than the Pharisees wanting to crucify Jesus. I … Continue reading

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ACFW 40 Days of Prayer: Day 29

2015 ACFW CONFERENCE 40 DAYS OF PRAYER DAY 29 PRAYER – TOPIC: PAID CRITIQUERS AS THEY WORK ON SUBMISSIONS 2 Thessalonians 2:16-17 – “May our Lord Jesus Christ himself and God our Father, who loved us and by his grace … Continue reading

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Bum Glue

By Janice Cantore What do you do when you’re stuck at a spot in your manuscript? As you sit in front of the computer you seem to be hitting delete more than anything else, or worse, you’re staring at a … Continue reading

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ACFW 40 Days of Prayer: Day 30

2015 ACFW CONFERENCE 40 DAYS OF PRAYER DAY 30 PRAYER – TOPIC: AGENTS AT THE CONFERENCE Father God, thank You for the agents willing to travel to the conference. We ask that You keep them safe and in good health. … Continue reading

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A Shy Girl at a Writers Conference

By Tamara D. Fickas Conference season is winding down, but the ACFW conference will be happening next month in Dallas. This time of year, posts about what to do at a writers conference abound. We spend a lot of money … Continue reading

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