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Is Brandilyn Collins a Rock Star in the Christian Fiction Market?

by Michael Hicks Thompson I’ll let you decide. Not only has Brandilyn Collins been on the ACFW Executive Board since 2001 (one year after its founding), she’s the emcee for the annual conferences. She’s won the Carol Award three times, … Continue reading

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ACFW New Releases: December 2017

December 2017 New Releases More in-depth descriptions of these books can be found on the ACFW Fiction Finder website. Contemporary: Rebecca’s Redemption by Lee Carver — A nurse seeking redemption for past sins joins a doctor contending against the jungle. … Continue reading

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A Writer’s Prayer

By Deborah Raney A few years ago—more than fifteen years ago, to be exact—for the first time since I’d begun writing in 1994, my job as a novelist was beginning to be more than a part-time pursuit. I had several contracts to fulfill, … Continue reading

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Pay It Forward

By Patricia Bradley In my writing journey I’ve met some of the most amazing people, writers who have taken the time to help me along my journey. Some have been critique partners, some have been teachers at different conferences or … Continue reading

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ACFW New Releases: November 2017

November 2017 New Releases More in-depth descriptions of these books can be found on the ACFW Fiction Finder website. Contemporary Romance: Rooted in Love by Valerie Comer — A divorcé with a set of rambunctious twins falls for the boys’ … Continue reading

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Why We Write

By Ian Acheson For those of us who’ve started out on this writing journey later in life it’s often a result of that burning story idea that’s been bugging us for years. That was me 15 years (really has it … Continue reading

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ACFW New Releases: October 2017

October 2017 New Releases More in-depth descriptions of these books can be found on the ACFW Fiction Finder website. Contemporary Romance: The Secret Life of Sarah Hollenbeck by Bethany Turner — Becoming a Christian is the best and worst thing … Continue reading

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I Have to Stay Home from the Conference

By Tamela Hancock Murray (Editor’s Note: ACFW congratulates Tamela on being named the 2017 Agent of the Year at our recent conference). As I mentioned in several recent posts about conferences, sometimes your best decision is to stay home. For … Continue reading

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Ten Things to Do If You are Missing the Conference

by Chandra Lynn Smith I love musicals. I also love thrillers and mysteries. I even love sappy romances and intense drama. If you saw my arms loaded down when I left the library or looked at the array of books … Continue reading

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ACFW Conference Prayer: God’s Will be Accomplished (Day 1)

2017 ACFW CONFERENCE – 40 DAYS OF PRAYER DAY 1 – 9/20/17 – THAT GOD’S WILL BE ACCOMPLISHED AT THE CONFERENCE Psalm 115:1  Not to us, O LORD, not to us but to Your name be the glory, because of Your … Continue reading

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ACFW Conference Prayer: Good Travel Weather (Day 2)

2017 ACFW CONFERENCE – 40 DAYS OF PRAYER DAY 2 – 9/19/17 – GOOD WEATHER FOR TRAVEL Dear Heavenly Father: We lift up the ACFW Conference in prayer. Please bless all those attending with good weather as they travel from … Continue reading

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ACFW Conference Prayer – Early Bird/Post Conference Sessions (Day 3)

2017 ACFW CONFERENCE – 40 DAYS OF PRAYER DAY 3 – 9/18/17 – EARLY BIRD AND POST CONFERENCE SESSIONS “…turning your ear to wisdom and applying your heart to understanding…” Proverbs 2:2 Father, as we move from the Early Bird … Continue reading

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The Blog Post for People Who are Going to the ACFW Conference . . . and for People Who Aren’t

by Beth K. Vogt Two types of people are reading this blog: People going to the ACFW conference in Grapevine, Texas from September 21-24 People not going to the ACFW conference in Grapevine, Texas from September 21-24 This post is … Continue reading

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ACFW Conference Prayer: Wisdom for Executive Board (Day 4)

2017 ACFW CONFERENCE – 40 DAYS OF PRAYER DAY 4 – 9/17/17 – WISDOM IN DECISION MAKING FOR THE EXECUTIVE BOARD Father, we ask for wisdom for the ACFW Executive Board in all things surrounding the conference, and to administer … Continue reading

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Conference Prayer – Travel Safety (Day 5)

2017 ACFW CONFERENCE – 40 DAYS OF PRAYER DAY 5 – 9/16/17 – TRAVEL SAFETIES He will not suffer thy foot to be moved: he that keepeth thee will not slumber. Behold, he that keepeth Israel shall neither slumber nor … Continue reading

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