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Upcoming ACFW Chapter Meetings and Events March part II

Friday evening, the ACFW Chicago Northwest Chapter will welcome Lin Johnson, owner and director of the Write to Publish Conference, held every June in the Chicago area (Wheaton College campus).

Lin brings a wealth of experience with conference, both from a director’s point of view, as well as faculty and conferee. She will speak on conference preparedness as we move into the 2010 conference season. Her tips will prove invaluable whether you plan to attend the ACFW 2010 conference in Indianapolis this coming September, Write to Publish, or any other conference.

If you are in the Chicago area next Friday night, come to the Indian Trails Public Library in Wheeling, IL (in the northwest burbs) at 6:30 p.m. We’d love to have you join us.

Pam Meyers

President, ACFW Chicago Northwest Chapter

Website: www.pammeyerswrites.com

http://www.pammeyerswrites.blogspot.com

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What makes a piece of writing either CBA or ABA? How does an author decide if it’s fiction? Non-fiction?  Author Jane Myers Perrine will speak on “The Inspirational or the Secular Market: Which Does Your Writing Fit?” on Saturday, March 20th at the CenTex Chapter Meeting from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.  The talk will emphasize what makes an article or fiction an “inspirational” and why an author would choose one market or the other.
The meeting takes place in the Lane House at First Baptist Church, 306 Round Rock Avenue, Round Rock, Texas. For map and driving directions: http://www.fbcrr.org
Jane Myers Perrine grew up in Kansas City, Missouri, and graduated from Kansas State University with a B.A. in Spanish and English.  She also earned an M.Ed. in Spanish from the University of Louisville and an M.Div. from Lexington (KY) Theological Seminary. She has taught high school Spanish in five states and served pastorates in three states. Presently she lives just north of Austin, Texas, with her husband, a retired minister, and two spoiled cats. Jane has published with Avalon Books and with Steeple Hill Love Inspired. Her short pieces have appeared in the Houston Chronicle and Woman’s World magazine.
All Central Texas writers are invited to attend.
Dorothy Featherling
President, CenTex Chapter, ACFW

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The next W.O.R.D. chapter meeting (NE Atlanta) that’ll be held on Tuesday, March 23. Agent Melissa Jeglinski of the Knight Agency will be our special guest. So bring your questions!

Missy Tippens

The Bride Next Door, Steeple Hill Love Inspired, April 2011
A Forever Christmas, Finalist, Gayle Wilson Award of Excellence
His Forever Love
www.missytippens.com

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The ACFW chapter in Tulsa invites you to attend Susan May Warren’s workshop on “The Five Secrets of a Publishable Novel” on Friday, April 16th and “A Day with a Book Therapist” on Saturday, April 17th. For more detail visit WIN-ACFW.
http://win-acfw.com/Writers_of_Inspirational_Novels/WIN_Conferences/Entries/2010/4/16_Susan_May_Warren.html

Gina Conroy
http://portraitofawriter.ginaconroy.com
http://twitter.com/portraitwriter
http://writerinterrupted.com

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The OKC chapter has a new blog that will also alert you to special speakers and events.

The blog address is: http://okcchristianfictionwriters.blogspot.com/

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The Arkansas Inspy Writers will host a FREE workshop on Saturday, March 20, 2010, at the White County Regional Library, Searcy Branch Administration Building, located at 113 E. Pleasure in Searcy.

Linda Fulkerson of Morrilton will be the presenter, and the topic will be “Using Free Online Tools to Promote Your Message.”

About the presenter: Linda Fulkerson is a blog coach, Internet marketing advisor, and social media enthusiast. She writes the popular instructional blog, On Blogging Well, and is the Little Rock Blogging for Business Examiner. Linda’s new eBook, The Ultimate Guide to Blogging Well, is available for purchase at TheUltimateGuidetoBloggingWell.com.

Note: This workshop is open to the public. You don’t have to be a member of the ArkansasInspy Writers group to attend. Please help us spread the word about this workshop.

Linda Fulkerson of On Blogging Well

Blog Coach, Internet Marketing Advisor,
& Social Media Enthusiast

Get your copy: The Ultimate Guide to Blogging Well
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