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Monthly Archives: June 2009

Five Reasons Historical Romance Authors Should Attend the ACFW Conference

by Kathy Fuller The annual American Christian Fiction Writer’s Conference is set for September 17-20 in Denver, Colorado. While that may seem a ways away, its really around the corner, so if you’re planning to attend, you should register and … Continue reading

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Pitching with Success at the ACFW Conference

by Tiffany Amber Stockton Many know that I’m a member of ACFW (American Christian Fiction Writers). It’s the premier Christian fiction organization, and I owe a great deal of thanks to the members for helping me get published. Every year, … Continue reading

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Navigating the conference waters by Dana Mentink

by Dana Mentink I’m a shy person by nature. People who know me might not suspect it, but I need to really work at being outgoing. As I tell my husband, being charming is exhausting! I’ve been to three ACFW … Continue reading

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HELP! I’m Shy! How to Overcome a Shy Personality at Conference

By Michelle Shocklee I am naturally shy. I would rather eat worms than talk to people I don’t know. Does that surprise you? Most people would not describe me as shy. A little on the quiet side maybe, but not … Continue reading

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Off-Site Conference Dining

by Megan DiMaria I can’t wait for the ACFW conference to come to my hometown and to welcome all my friends to one of the best locations on earth. In the next few weeks I’ll post some dining options to … Continue reading

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ACFW Conference Friendships at All Stages of Your Writing Career

by Trish Perry Sometimes you feel like a nut; sometimes you don’t. All of the personality tests tell me I’m an extrovert, but I don’t always feel like one. Maybe you don’t feel like one either. But don’t you dare … Continue reading

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Is Donald Maass worth $99?

By Debby Giusti Registration for the American Fiction Writers Conference is in progress and many of you have probably signed up for the workshops being offered this year. But what about the early bird session? Literary agent and story-guru Donald … Continue reading

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Enhancing Your Conference Experience Through Volunteering

by Margaret Daley, ACFW Volunteer Officer One of the most important aspects of the conference is the role of volunteers in making it a success. In fact, the conference wouldn’t be possible without its volunteers. There are a lot of … Continue reading

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A Few Of My Favorite Things by Ane Mulligan

Conference time approaches! There not many weeks left, and I can’t wait! Here are some of my favorite things from conference: Teardrops of joy when I see old friends‘ faces Bright laughter ringing and warm hugs and kisses Each morning … Continue reading

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