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Monthly Archives: July 2008

Advice from Donita K. Paul

Often a conference is not what you expect it to be. You come for great classes and in addition to learning more about your craft, you forge lifelong friendships. You come to meet an editor and instead have God whisper … Continue reading

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Once Upon a Writer…

Once Upon A Time… in 1998 there was a semi-young woman. . .okay, a woman of 30. . .who had written a book. She knew other Christian writers existed, and even found some author web pages on the Internet. She … Continue reading

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Fear for Breakfast???

I love the smell of fear in the morning. Just kiddin’. Conference time again. I gotta tell y’all, don’t be so worried about your appointments with agents and editors. I know it’s hard to believe, but we aren’t out to … Continue reading

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Top Ten Reasons to Go to the Conference

American Christian Fiction Writers Conference—September 18 – 21 Only 73 days until the 2008 ACFW Conference kicks off in Minneapolis, Minnesota. This will be my third time to go, and rather than wax dramatica about the life-changing moments I experienced … Continue reading

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Rebecca’s thoughts on ACFW Conference

Call me weird – I’m NOT looking forward to the ACFW conference just for the informative workshops or even the chance to pitch to editors and agents. Okay, Okay, yes, I’m excited and anxious about all of that plus everything … Continue reading

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Do not come to the ACFW conference in September

What, Rachel? Don’t come to the conference? Why? What are you saying? Hmm? You want all of the editors and agents to yourself? Sit next to Angie Hunt during dinner? Win all the awards? (yeah, right… ) Sit in the … Continue reading

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Secrets for Making a Great Pitch

Agent Rachelle Gardner has this advice. Today is my official post for the ACFW Blog Tour. Only 78 days left until the ACFW conference! Let’s talk about those all-important agent-and-editor pitches. As one of my blog readers wrote, we can … Continue reading

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An Agent’s Perspective: Steve Laube

This interview was originally posted on Ronie Kendig’s blog: Craving the Supernatural. It was so good, I decided we had to have it here, too. So get ready for a look at the industry from agent Steve Laube’s perspective. —-Hey, … Continue reading

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