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Monthly Archives: September 2007

Conference Tips: Simplify

If you’re like me, a “be prepared at all costs” type person, force yourself to simplify. Pack the absolute necessities. Have a nice, mix-and-match wardrobe with a few accessories. Keep your writing portfolio simple. Organize it and your flight plans, … Continue reading

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Forty Days of Prayer – Day 4

Day 4–Operating Board & Advisors 2 Thes. 2:16-17–Now may our Lord Jesus Christ Himself and God our Father, who has loved us and given us eternal comfort and good hope by grace, comfort and strengthen your hearts in every good … Continue reading

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Forty Days of Prayer – Day 5

The Operating Board and Advisory Board, along with other volunteers and some attendees, will be traveling to Dallas prior to Wednesday and Thursday when the majority of attendees will be in route. Please hold this prayer for traveling mercies up … Continue reading

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Conference Tips: Surrounded by Cyber-Friends

For some of us, conferences blur from one year to another. It’s hard to remember every one we’ve met, even a year ago, even someone we sat next to at dinner. For the first three times I saw Kristin Billerbeck, … Continue reading

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Forty Days of Prayer – Day 6

Day 6–Health for those attending Psa. 143:8a–Let me hear Your lovingkindness in the morning; for I trust in You. Our Father in heaven, Holy Holy Holy is your name. Thank you that you care about every detail of our lives … Continue reading

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Conference Tips: Finding God and Friends

This is for those who are new to ACFW conferences and those who are teetering on the edge of decision. To go or not to go. Go. I urge you. If you signed up, you will be forever glad that … Continue reading

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Forty Days of Prayer – Day 7

Day 7–Health for those teaching during the conference Psa. 139:14a–I will give thanks to You, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Lord, we thank You for the opportunity these people have of teaching others how to write for You. … Continue reading

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Conference Tip: to Pitch or Not to Pitch????

€ Don’t feel you are “wasting” your conference experience if you don’t have a manuscript ready to pitch. The ACFW conference is worth every penny of the conference fee simply for the wonderful continuing sessions, workshops and late night chats. … Continue reading

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Forty Days of Prayer – Day 8

Day 8–For smooth registration The desk in this picture may look empty now, but one week from tomorrow registration volunteers and excited conference attendees will fill the space. Let’s remember the registration process in prayer! Rom. 8:28–And we know that … Continue reading

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Conference Tip: New Friends Galore

€ One of the most precious aspects of the conference is the friendships made or renewed. There is such comfort in discovering like-minded people, and realizing that you’re not alone in this journey to publication! There are others who have … Continue reading

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Forty Days of Prayer – Day 9

Day 9–Wanda Dyson as she finalizes appointments Psa. 141:2–May my prayer be counted as incense before You; the lifting of my hands as the evening offering. Heavenly Father, Please bless Wanda Dyson, as she coordinates and finalizes conference appointments. Give … Continue reading

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Day 10–The families we leave at home Rom. 8:26-27–In the same way the Spirit also helps our weakness; for we do not know how to pray as we should, but the Spirit Himself intercedes for us with groanings too deep … Continue reading

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Day 10–The families we leave at home Rom. 8:26-27–In the same way the Spirit also helps our weakness; for we do not know how to pray as we should, but the Spirit Himself intercedes for us with groanings too deep … Continue reading

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Day 11–For us to mourn with those who mourn Rom. 12:15b– . . . and weep with those who weep Father, God, I pray that You complete Your perfect work in us as writers and as Your children, fulfilling the … Continue reading

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Day 11–For us to mourn with those who mourn Rom. 12:15b– . . . and weep with those who weep Father, God, I pray that You complete Your perfect work in us as writers and as Your children, fulfilling the … Continue reading

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