Join ACFW |  Forgot Password |  Login: 

Monthly Archives: July 2011

Do whatever it takes!

With the economy down and being on a fixed income, it looked doubtful that I would make the ACFW conference this year. I haven’t missed one since my first in 2005, and I couldn’t imagine missing this year’s. So what’s … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Conference | 5 Comments

2011 Carol Award Finalists

ACFW announces finalists for Christian Fiction’s prestigious Carol Awards (Atlanta, GA) At ICRS, in a press conference hosted by ACFW and CBA, ACFW proudly announced the finalists in the Carol Awards. The Carol Awards evolved from ACFW’s Book of the … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Contests | 2 Comments

SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE at ACFW Conference

In just two months, ACFW descends on St. Louis, for the annual conference. This will be my sixth year to attend, and I can’t imagine being a writer in the Christian market and NOT attending. It’s one of the highlights … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Conference | 1 Comment

A Place Where Magic Happens

Anticipation of the annual American Christian Fiction Writers conference begins for me around January. I could name a host of reasons why I go to the ACFW conference, but many have already been mentioned by other bloggers. Here are just … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Conference, memories | Comments Off

It’s Almost Here: ACFW Conference

This week I’ve started one of my favorite times of the year, running first time orientation for the ACFW conference. A few years ago we realized that approximately a third of our attendees any given year were first timers. I’ll … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

ACFW Volunteer Spotlight

This week we are honoring Crystal Laine Miller. She has been active in the Indiana chapter of ACFW as an officer and advisor. She has served both as a judge for the Carol Awards and Editor and Agent of the … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

July New Releases

Below is the list of July new releases from ACFW members as reported to ACFW’s Fiction Finder site. Congrats to all the authors who have books coming out this month! More in-depth descriptions of these books can be found on … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Authors and writing | Comments Off

Join Anne Mateer at ACFW

I rewrote this post five times. Why? Because I had such a hard time deciding what part of the ACFW Conference or my experiences to highlight! So here’s a run down of some of the reasons I’m excited to head … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Authors and writing, Conference | 2 Comments

Join me at ACFW

Today I want to put in my plug for a little something called the American Christian Writer’s conference. This year it is September 22-25 in St. Louis, MO. If you’re interested in writing Christian fiction, you should definitely consider going. … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Advice, Conference, tips | Comments Off

ACFW Conference … Meet me there!

I first thought about writing in 1993. A friend from church, Cindy Martinusen told me about her aspirations to become a novelist. My first thought was … Real people do that? She invited me to attend Mount Hermon Christian Writer’s … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Advice, Authors and writing | Comments Off