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Monthly Archives: June 2010

Anita Mae Draper – Friends and Dreams

Ah, September – one of my favourite times of the year. Huh? Yes, I know it’s only July 2nd because we celebrated Canada Day yesterday and it’s just 2 days before the U.S. Fourth of July festivities. But, still… September … Continue reading

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This is one of my two blog posts I’ll be sharing as part of the ACFW Blog Tour promoting the upcoming national conference in Indianapolis, Indiana, in September this year. So many of those who know me know I am … Continue reading

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Pam Hillman here. If you write Christian fiction and can only go to one writer’s conference this year, go to ACFW in September. It’s in Indianapolis and the dates are September 17-20, 2010. All the details can be found at … Continue reading

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Joseph Bentz: Becoming a More Productive Writer

Do you ever worry that other writers seem to get so much work done each day while you find yourself mired in delays and procrastination and frustration? At this year’s ACFW Conference, I am scheduled to give a session on … Continue reading

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PAMELA EWEN – WRITING FROM YOUR HEART

Last year in Denver, my faith journey led me at last to the wonderful community that ACFW has created. To start at the beginning, faith did not come easy for me. I grew up in a Christ centered home, but … Continue reading

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Memories of Conference: Deborah Vogts

I attended my first ACFW conference in 2002 and have been fortunate to go to all but one since then. I thought it might be fun to share the highlights from each year and also give you a glimpse of … Continue reading

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ACFW Conference: traveling across the Ocean to Attend

Registrations are open for the 2010 conference so perhaps these thoughts will help you decide whether to go to Indianapolis this year. Our personal ‘conference’ actually commenced the day before the official start when we helped other volunteers set up … Continue reading

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Airport Navigation Indianapolis

Angela Breidenbach here with some fun tidbits about arriving and departing for ACFW conference via the open, airy Indianapolis Airport. I’ve traveled widely and found this particular airport to be friendly, accessible, entertaining, and even better comfortable! The free wi-fi … Continue reading

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ACFW Conference: from the Spouse’s Perspective

Mmm, Ray thought he’d add his thoughts! This may be important for any non-writing spouses out there who are wondering about the worth of sharing the experiences of a conference – especially a Fiction writers’ conference. Have a smile! The excitement was building … Continue reading

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Amish 101…Mindy Starns Clark

If you love to write, have I got a suggestion for you:   Get yourself to this fall’s American Christian Fiction Writers Conference in Indianapolis, Indiana.   ACFW is an organization geared toward meeting the needs of new and seasoned authors alike, … Continue reading

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Fighting Discouragement, Melanie Dickerson

1. It’s easy to get discouraged in this business, and 2. Success seldom happens quickly. Two reasons why it’s important to go to the ACFW Conference with realistic goals and a fierce determination to stick it out, no matter what. … Continue reading

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Why I’ll be at ACFW! Myra Johnson

ACFW Conference 2010 “The Premier Christian Fiction Conference” Indianapolis, Indiana?September 17 – 20, 2010 ACFW–American Christian Fiction Writers–has grown by leaps and bounds since I first joined 10 years ago. The group was originally American Christian Romance Writers, but with … Continue reading

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Why You should Come: Brandilyn Collins

Registration is now open for the American Christian Fiction Writers’ Conference, held in Indianapolis from Sept. 17-20. This is the largest Christian writers’ conference in the country (last year about 540 people attended), and it’s the only conference that does … Continue reading

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Are you serious about writing? Cindy Thomson

You’ve seen it mentioned on our blog many times, and I know many of you reading this are ACFW members, but for those who aren’t, I’d like to introduce you to this organization and the upcoming conference in September. ACFW … Continue reading

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How Far We’ve Grown: Gail Martin

In 2000, six Christian romance authors joined in a chat room to talk about the need for an organization for Christian romance writers. Though we were all members of Romance Writers of American (RWA), an organization we appreciated for what … Continue reading

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