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Some basic questions about authors and agents…

by Chip MacGregor MacGregor Literary 1. “What’s the best way to find a literary agent?” In my view, a face-to-face meeting is best. And you may find that getting a referral from your friend (who happens to be agented) is … Continue reading

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WIP or RIP?

by Donna L. Rich When people ask me what I’m working on right now, sometimes, I have to stop and think (and count). I wonder if I have too many ideas or too many WIP’s going on at once. The … Continue reading

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ACFW Conference Appointments: Ashley Clark

Remember that high school feeling of getting caught talking in class? Maybe it wasn’t your fault. Maybe your friend in the seat beside you wanted to cheat, and you were actually saying, “No, I will not give you my answers,” … Continue reading

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ACFW Conference Blog

Ashley Clark shares some wonderful conference advice in today’s post: Remember that high school feeling of getting caught talking in class? Maybe it wasn’t your fault. Maybe your friend in the seat beside you wanted to cheat, and you were … Continue reading

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SO WHAT TRENDS WILL YOU SEE AT ACFW 2011?

One of the most interesting things about the publishing business is that it’s always changing. I like to say that publishing is a “tidal” business – the tide of Amish books comes in, the tide of westerns goes out. I’d … Continue reading

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ACFW Conference – A Must Attend

A word from ACFW’s President, Margaret Daley: You may think because I am the president of ACFW, that I have to feel that way about our upcoming conference in St. Louis, MO (September 22-25). I’ll let you in on a … Continue reading

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Going to ACFW? Advice from Crystal Miller

Going to the ACFW Conference in Indianapolis? I’ve been to many large writing conferences and have worked freelance for agents and editors, but I still remember my first meal time at an editor’s table.You wonder if you forgot everything your … Continue reading

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Things to Avoid at Conference: Golden Keyes Parson

A writers conference can be a scary thing — especially your first one. I attended my first writer’s conference by myself as an unpubbed author. I knew no one. The conference was held in the Rocky Mountains, and I walked … Continue reading

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Conference Advice from Etta Wilson & Ashley Clark

My blog posts for this week will concern the 2010 American Christian Fiction Writers Conference. For more information about the Conference, click here . Some of you who are reading this blog may have attended the Conference before, perhaps even multiple … Continue reading

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2nd Annual Peak Writing Conference

Second Annual Peak Writing Conference here in Colorado. Last year’s was a huge success and help to many. Below are the descriptions of the three workshops as well as the bios on our incredible speakers this year – Erin Healy, … Continue reading

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How to Create a Marketing Plan

ACFW Publicity Officer, Angie Breidenbach: Please welcome Chip MacGregor, my guest today I’ve asked him to share how to help writers reach their goals and dreams in publication… Chip MacGregor: I had a chance to sit down with a marketing … Continue reading

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40 Days of Prayer – Day 21 – Attendees to Rest in God’s Timing

Day 21 For all attending to rest in God’s timing for them Psalm 37:4-5 Delight yourself in the Lord; and He will give you the desires of your heart. Commit your way to the Lord, trust also in Him, and … Continue reading

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40 Days of Prayer – Day 23 – For Volunteers

Romans 6:13b–Present yourselves to God as those alive from the dead, and your members as instruments of righteousness to God. Day 23 The volunteer workers Rom. 6:13b–Present yourselves to God as those alive from the dead, and your members as … Continue reading

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40 Days of Prayer – Day 24 Attendees to have a Servant’s Heart

Day 24 For all attending to have a servant’s heart toward those around them John 3:34-35–A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another, even as I have loved you, that you also love one another. By … Continue reading

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40 Days of Prayer – Day 25 – Technology to Work

Day 25 For the technology to work I Cor. 14:33a–For God is not a God of confusion. Heavenly Father, we come to You today specifically asking for Your blessings on the technology at the conference. We ask that all of the … Continue reading

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