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Monthly Archives: July 2010

Iron Sharpening Iron, Day Two

Why have a critique partner? DEB: • At the point when we most need to be objective, we are too close to our own story to read it as an unbiased reader, let alone evaluate it critically. Tammy is able … Continue reading

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IRON SHARPENING IRON, Deborah Raney and Tamera Alexander

Tamera Alexander & Deborah Raney “As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another.” Proverbs 27:17 <> Tamera Alexander and Deborah Raney have been critique partners for more than six years––ever since they met at a writer’s conference and Tammy … Continue reading

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Dad & Me: What to do in Indy

<http://www.blogger.com/rearrange?blogID=6401406851432675447&widgetType=Image&widgetId=Image2&action=editWidget> Jul 28, 2010 3 Perfect Hours in Indy <http://rebeccademarino.blogspot.com/2010/07/3-perfect-hours-in-indy.html> For those interested in attending this year’s the American Christian Fiction Writer’s Conference in Indianapolis, ACFW has scheduled some free time on Saturday night. Many of the publishing houses will … Continue reading

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Reduce Anxiety? At ACFW Conference?

The American Christian Fiction Writer’s conference is coming up in Indianapolis this year, from September 17-20. With the advent of such an amazing conference, there can be a lot of anxiety–especially as you wait your turn to pitch to an … Continue reading

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Admit I’m a First-timer? Are you kidding?

The year is 2009 and I have just sent in my registration for the ACFW Conference to be held in Denver, Colorado. OMGoodness – what was I thinking. Okay – I knew what I was thinking. I work for a … Continue reading

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Excited as a Puppy with Two Tails

I’m as excited as a puppy with two tails. I’m going to American Christian Fiction Writers (ACFW) Conference in September! My life is consumed with the details. ACFW 2010 is among the premiere Christian fiction conferences in the world, and … Continue reading

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ACFW Conference: Leave Your Introvert at Home

It’s still two months away, but it’s never too early to prepare for the American Christian Fiction Writers (ACFW) annual conference – especially shy writers. People laugh when I tell them I’m naturally shy. They don’t believe me. That’s my … Continue reading

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Top 10 Reasons to Attend ACFW: Lena Nelson Dooley

Top Ten Reasons to Attend ACFW National Conference 10.            God has divine appointments for us there 9.            Having me time away from the hustle and bustle of real life 8.            Oodles of love and hugs 7.            Lots of laughter 6.            … Continue reading

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ACFW Bound…Jill Williamson

American Christian Fiction Writers is a national organization made up of writers of Christian fiction. I’ve been a member since 2006 and have never regretted it. In fact, it is an amazing organization. I’ve never had the chance to attend … Continue reading

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A Conference Filled with the Love of Christ

It’s hard to know where to start when talking about the 2009 ACFW Conference. Besides the fact that I would be traveling back to my hometown, visiting family, and meeting up with friends, I had many more reasons to be … Continue reading

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Things to Avoid at Conference: Golden Keyes Parson

A writers conference can be a scary thing — especially your first one. I attended my first writer’s conference by myself as an unpubbed author. I knew no one. The conference was held in the Rocky Mountains, and I walked … Continue reading

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Success Stories: Amber Stockton

This is the second 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. Today, I’m sharing about success stories that have resulted … Continue reading

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American Christian Fiction Writers: Rachel Hauck

In September, more than 500 like-minded people will gather in Indianapolis, Indiana, for the American Christian Fiction Writers conference. If this is your first year to attend, you will be thrilled and amazed at the immediate kinship you share with other … Continue reading

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Ten Reasons why I love the American Christian Fiction Writer’s Annual Conference

From Susan May Warren (a blog I should have posted on June 10th! Sorry!) 1.      I have conversations with people who don’t look at me strangely when I say things like, “I don’t like the way I killed my villain.  … Continue reading

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Reflections of an amazing conference…

Angela Breidenbach, ACFW publicity officer, here to share ACFW member, Christy LaShae Smith’s guest post. She’s a 2009 Genesis winner and one of the new authors to watch Take it away, Christy! Where else will you find people who share … Continue reading

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