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Monthly Archives: June 2010

We Interrupt Your Regularly Scheduled Program…Mindy Starns Clark

…to talk about this fall’s American Christian Fiction Writers Conference. If you’re new here: You must be wondering why today’s link for the ACFW blog tour has brought you to a website about cleaning. That’s because I’m an author of … Continue reading

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Friday Five: Erica Vetsch

In just over three months, the annual ACFW Conference will be in full-swing in Indianapolis. With great speakers like Tim Downs and James Scott Bell, Camy Tang and Margaret Daley, Susan May Warren and Rachel Hauck, and so many others, … Continue reading

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Everything you always wanted to know about the law…Rick Acker

Ever wonder what all that legalese in a book contract means? Or when it’s okay to quote from someone else’s work—and when it’s not? Or how to research and write legal scenes like a professional? Or what to do if … Continue reading

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An Agent’s Perspective on Conference: Chip MacGregor

As a novelist, you probably spend a lot of time sitting at your desk, banging out words, pondering your story. You do some research online, write out a chapter, do some revising. Sure, you spend some time emailing friends to … Continue reading

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Seven Reasons I’ll be at the ACFW Conference: Randy Ingermanson

7 Reasons I’m Going to the ACFW Conference June 7th, 2010 I registered last week for the ACFW conference in Indianapolis. The dates for the conference are September 17 to 20, 2010. ACFW stands for American Christian Fiction Writers, an … Continue reading

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To come or not to come: Gayle Roper

Are you still debating the wisdom of coming to the ACFW conference in September?  It is, after all, a lot of money and time. Maybe I can give you some thoughts to help you make up your mind. First you … Continue reading

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SPENDING MONEY (EVEN WHEN YOU’RE NOT MAKING ANY)

Today, I’m offering my true confessions as a shopaholic (unreformed). You see, shopping is all about feeling like you got a good deal. That’s right! Regardless of what you might believe, shopping does not go hand in hand with spending. … Continue reading

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ACFW Conferece: Is it here yet? Cara Putman

We are 105 days away from the ACFW conference. Don’t believe me? Just check the countdown running on the side of my blog. 105 days. Wow! Why do I get so excited about conference? At the conference I’ve met each … Continue reading

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Totally Worth It, Roseanna White

Totally Worth It As conference season warms up, I’m tickled to be a stop on the official ACFW Conference Blog Tour. This is the only conference I’ve had the pleasure of attending thus far, so I can’t really compare it … Continue reading

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Setting the Spiritual Tone, Cynthia Ruchti

One of my favorite passages of Scripture is Colossians 3. Yes, the whole chapter. It’s one of those pages in my Bible that is heavily marked—brackets, underlining, asterisks, arrows to a repeated thought, boxes drawn around key points like “Christ … Continue reading

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Is it here? Melissa Tagg

Okay, let’s get one thing straight right off the bat: I’m a little weird. (Some might want to change that to “a lot” weird – like, friends who don’t understand my love for flannel sheets – but that’s an argument … Continue reading

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Birthing a Book in Less than 9 Months, Deb Raney

Recently a writer friend compared birthing a book to birthing a baby. Indeed, when I first started writing, it would take me at least nine months to write a book from “once upon a time” to “happily ever after,” not … Continue reading

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Volunteering at Conference, Margaret Daley

Volunteering at ACFW Conference by Margaret Daley This year we have an exciting conference planned in September (17-20) in Indianapolis. Tim Downs is our main speaker with many great workshops planned for all levels of writing. Not only will this … Continue reading

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