Author Archives: ACFW

40 Days of Prayer, Day 30: Agents

Day 30 Prayer – Agents At The Conference Psalm 143:8 (NIV) Let the morning bring me word of your unfailing love, for I have put my trust in you. Show me the way I should go, For to you I … Continue reading

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Sharing Your Heart

By Patti Shene They say you should write what you know. These past few months, my life has been draped in sadness and loss. (Please don’t stop reading! I’m not going to take you into a world of gloom and … Continue reading

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40 Days of Prayer – Day 31: Editors

ACFW Conference Day 31 Prayer – Editors At The Conference “May my prayer be set before you like incense; may the lifting up of my hands be like the evening sacrifice.” Psalm 141:2 (NIV) Lord, we pray for each of … Continue reading

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A Writer’s Best Energy

By Melissa Tagg Marketing. I think a lot of writers hear the word and do a little scary-movie shudder. Or maybe a full-on horror-flick scream. Me, not so much because a) I’m more of a nervous laugher than screamer and … Continue reading

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40 Days of Prayer – Day 32: Brandilyn Collins

ACFW Conference Day 32 Prayer – Brandilyn Collins As She Emcees Dear God, Thank You for Your servant Brandilyn Collins. Please speak through her as she emcees the conference in Nashville. Allow her story of what you’ve done in her … Continue reading

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ACFW 2016: Social Advice from an Autistic Author

by Patricia Beal Conference is thirty days away! Can you believe it? I get fired up about our yearly gathering. This will be my third ACFW conference, and I can’t wait because the seeds we plant during ACFW grow for … Continue reading

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40 Days of Prayer – Day 33: Finances for those Attending

ACFW Conference Day 33 Prayer – Finances For Those Attending Psalms 121:2 My help comes from the Lord who made heaven and earth. Heavenly Father, thank you for your loving attention to every detail in our lives. Conference expenses can … Continue reading

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40 Days of Prayer – Day 34: Those Teaching Workshops

ACFW Conference Day 34 Prayer – Those Teaching Workshops Heavenly Father, we give You praise and glory for all the blessings You have in store for us at this conference. You have called us here for Your purpose. Scripture says … Continue reading

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40 Days of Prayer – Day 35 – The Praise Band

ACFW Conference Day 35 Prayer – The Praise Band As They Practice And Lead Worship Psalm 150:6 (NLT): Let everything that breathes sing praises to the Lord! Praise the Lord! Dear Father, We pray for the amazingly talented members of … Continue reading

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My Blogless Summer

By Victoria Buck After eighteen months of blogging weekly, I knew it was time for a respite. I needed to promote the release of my second novel. A novelette begged to be finished. I’d signed the contract for my third … Continue reading

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40 Days of Prayer – Day 36 – Those Teaching Continuing Education

ACFW Conference Day 36 Prayer – Those Teaching Continuing Education Heavenly Father, You have showered us with innumerable gifts and blessings. It is our desire to share what we have learned from You, and to write for the glory of … Continue reading

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The Serious Side of Synonyms

by Betsy Lowery We writers often evaluate the nuances of meaning between two similar words as we seek the “right” word to use. It’s not unheard of for me to poll my friends: How would you describe the difference between … Continue reading

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40 Days of Prayer – Day 37 -ACFW Members Unable to Attend

Day 37 Prayer – ACFW Members Unable To Attend The Conference Heavenly Father, enable those of us not attending the ACFW conference to use those days to renew our commitment to seek You daily. We pray for safety and favor … Continue reading

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5 Reasons Why You Should Read Love Inspired Novels

By Lisa Jordan I read a discussion recently where a reader was concerned about the content and quality of Love Inspired novels because the parent publisher releases secular romance novels as well. This particular reader didn’t want to support a … Continue reading

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40 Days of Prayer: Day 38 – Keynote Speaker

ACFW Conference – Day 38 Prayer – Keynote Speaker Jeremiah 1:9 Then the Lord put out his hand and touched my mouth; and the Lord said to me, “Now I have put my words in your mouth.” Dear Heavenly Father: … Continue reading

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