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Monthly Archives: May 2014

Using the Keys

by Shirley Gould Don’t you love receiving something you know much thought and care had been given when it was chosen for you? My daughter gave me that kind of present. It was a bracelet made out of vintage typewriter … Continue reading

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The Christian Writer’s Task: Presenting the “Thick” life

by Harry Kraus Atheist, Bertrand Russell (1872-1970) describes what is now known as a postmodern worldview: “That man is the product of causes which had no prevision of the end they were achieving; that his origin, his growth, his hopes … Continue reading

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Social Engagements

By: Suzanne Kuhn, SuzyQ I often receive feedback from friends — those I know me both in real life and only through social media — about how much they have enjoyed getting to know me through my social media. I … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Get More Comments on Your Blog

by Edie Melson Even today-with as many blogs on the Internet as there are-blogging is still a valuable part of building and maintaining an online community. But it’s rare for a blog to take hold and grow, if it’s not … Continue reading

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Right Writing

by Martha Rogers I love a good story, but recently I have read two good stories by a multi-published author that left me shaking my head. If the story hadn’t been good, I would have tossed the book aside. Things … Continue reading

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Writing is a Calling

Good morning all of you fellow writers-some published, some working toward being published. God blessed you when He called you to write. Some write fiction, some non-fiction, but all members of ACFW fill their pages, their stories, with the love … Continue reading

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The Upside of Rejection

By Brenda Anderson Rejection. A word most writers are intimately familiar with, a word filled with negative connotations. Merriam-Webster defines rejection as “the action of rejecting: the state of being rejected.” Sounds depressing, doesn’t it? In the midst of rejection, … Continue reading

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An Unexpected Gift from Alzheimer’s

by Suzanne Woods Fisher A few years ago, I started writing a weekly column on my blog called “Conversations with Dad.” My father was in the middle stages of Alzheimer’s disease and, because my parents lived across the street, I … Continue reading

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New Releases: May 2014

May 2014 New Releases More in-depth descriptions of these books can be found on the ACFW Fiction Finder website. Contemporary Romance: One More Last Chance by Cathleen Armstrong — Sarah Cooley’s ex-fiancé wanted to change everything about her. She has … Continue reading

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