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Monthly Archives: June 2011

Conference Celebrity Sightings with Jeannie Campbell

Since the American Christian Fiction Writers conference in only a few months away, I wanted to regale you with a very funny little story. Last year was my second ACFW conference, but there is still something very jaw-dropping about running … Continue reading

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ACFW Volunteer Spotlight

Dineen Miller is my volunteer for this week’s spotlight. She is a delight to work with. As a Volunteer Officer for two years, I worked with her on the Featured Author program. We grew that program from one author a … Continue reading

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A First Time Perspective circa 2003: Eileen Key

Houston, September, 2003 American Christian Romance Writers Conference I struggled from my car to the hotel entrance, my huge suitcase (with no wheels) flopping this way and that. A kind gentleman stepped forward and carried it to the reception desk. … Continue reading

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God’s Plans for You at the ACFW Conference

I could list a hundred reasons you should invest in yourself and attend ACFW’s 2011 Conference in St. Louis. I could say you’ll meet people who may become your writing buddies and walk with you through all the ups and … Continue reading

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Meet Me in St. Louis: Rachel Hauck

Meet me in St. Louie, Louie, meet me at the Conference! It’s fabulous! You should come! Really! St. Louis is a grand city! They have an arch in plain view from the hotel. The hotel has cool carpet. I’ll be … Continue reading

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ACFW New Releases for June 2011

More in-depth descriptions of these books can be found on the ACFW FictionFinder website. A Vision of Lucy by Margaret Brownley — Romance from Thomas Nelson. Trouble may follow Lucy wherever she goes, but with the help of God and … Continue reading

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ACFW Volunteer Spotlight

This week’s volunteer spotlight is on Margie Vawter. Margie has worked in the ACFW bookstore, prayer room, mentored, and has been a critique partner for years. She started Denver’s ACFW chapter and is now the area coordinator. I meet her … Continue reading

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ACFW Conference: Why I’m Going

It’s been amazing to see God work in my life this past year as I delve into a new journey of writing. When I ventured to take the first step, I did what I always do to acquire info-I Googled. … Continue reading

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Editor and Agent of the Year Finalists

Congratulations to ACFW’s Editor and Agent of the Year Finalists! Editor of the Year finalists are: Sarah Long – Bethany House Andrea Doering – Revell Books Charlene Patterson – Bethany House Agent of the Year Finalists are: Joyce Hart – … Continue reading

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The Kryptonite Questions by Publisher Allen Arnold

I’m a huge Superman fan. His strength is legendary. So is his greatest weakness — Kryptonite. Your greatest strength is your story. In the end, it always comes down to the story. But your greatest weakness — whether you’re a … Continue reading

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