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Monthly Archives: July 2008

Are You Joining Us? Top ten reasons to come!

I’ve been attending the ACFW conference for the past few years. This will be my third! So why go? Here are my TOP 10 Reasons (okay, they are the first ones that come to mind and well worth it.) 1. … Continue reading

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Margaret Daley: Why Go?

ACFW conference–why go This is a picture of Linda Goodnight (on the right) and me with our Book of the Year plaque for last year’s contest. This is the first year I am going to teach a class (How to … Continue reading

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I’m still very much looking forward to the ACFW (American Christian Fiction Writers) conference this September in Minneapolis. ACFW has maintained a relaxed, celebratory atmosphere where the editors can be real and enjoy getting to know authors. It is a … Continue reading

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My Own Cheering Section

I grew up in a home that, because of my father’s alcoholism and all the baggage that comes with it, I became what I called a self-contained unit. I had very little expectation of support, encouragement or advice free of … Continue reading

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Tons of Fun and No Sin Involved

Just recently, we hosted VBS at our church. At the end of the week, one of the girls told her grandmother, “We had so much fun and there was no sin involved.” We all got a kick out of her … Continue reading

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Cheryl Wyatt’s Thoughts

Hello! Welcome to my wing of the ACFW conference tour. Here is a link to the conference page: I can’t wait to see you in Minneapolis, and meet some of you for the first time! Be sure and come up … Continue reading

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Conference is Coming Soon

ACFW Conference is Coming Soon! Wondering exactly what happens at writing conferences? Today’s the day for me to highlight the 2008 ACFW Conference. To read a minute-by-minute report about last year’s conference–practically in real time–click on the following links. They’re … Continue reading

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ACFW: I’ll be Back This Year

I missed ACFW last year, but a newborn was a good excuse, right? I’m very excited to meet up with everyone again, experience the awesome general sessions and worship time, and just soak in all I can about Christian publishing … Continue reading

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2008 Book of the Year Finalists

Without further ado, congrats to all the finalists: ACFW’s 2008 Book of the Year Finalists: (I have so many friends on this list — the awards ceremony will be a blast as I cheer everybody on!) Debut Author Bayou Justice … Continue reading

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A member’s perspective

There’s a lot of buzz about the upcoming ACFW conference in Minneapolis, MN, September 18-21, 2008. To find out more details and read more blog entries about it go to http://www.acfw.com/ or www.acfw.com/conference. I’ve been reading several of the blogs … Continue reading

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Why ACFW is always on my schedule

Here are Rusty Shelton’s thoughts on the conference. Rusty is with Phenix & Phenix Literary Publicists and a regular attendee at the conference. I started going to the ACFW conference three years ago and it has become one of my … Continue reading

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Author Cheryl Wyatt’s Memories

Hello! Welcome to my wing of the ACFW conference tour. Here is a link to the <A HREF=”www.acfw.com/conference”>conference page:</A> I can’t wait to see you in Minneapolis, and meet some of you for the first time! Be sure and come … Continue reading

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An Interview with Keynoter Angela Hunt

We are delighted that Angela Hunt will be the keynote speaker at this year’s conference. She graciously agreed to answer a few questions as we countdown toward the conference. We’re so excited to have you join us as the keynote … Continue reading

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The Dreaded 15-Minute Appointment – Pam Meyers

Last week several people on the ACFW email loop admitted to being shy and/or introverted and some were not even sure they could muster the courage to sign up for the conference. I think we all have battles in one … Continue reading

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American Christian Fiction Writers Conference

Tuesday, July 8, 2008 Way back in September 2002, long before my days as an acquisitions editor with Barbour Publishing, I traveled to Kansas City, Missouri to attend the very first conference of what was then the American Christian Romance … Continue reading

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