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3 Easy Steps to a Successful ACFW Conference – even if You’re Not Attending!

by Beth K. Vogt I’m heading to Indianapolis tomorrow, getting a few days head start on the ACFW conference. I started a mental checklist weeks ago, about the time my Twitter feed and Facebook page filled up with “I’m going!” … Continue reading

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5 Keys to a Successful Editor/Agent Appointment

By Elizabeth Ludwig Few things strike fear into the stout of heart more than speaking in public. In fact, according to a recent Gallup Poll, the only thing more petrifying is a fear of snakes. Is it any wonder, therefore, … Continue reading

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Is Free Always Good?

by Jordyn Redwood Recently, I read a blog post that theorized Amazon may be leaning toward doing away with free Kindle downloads. You can read that post here. When I was growing up my mother used to tell me, “Why … Continue reading

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Go ahead, I can take it. I think…

by Sherri Stone There I was, my first time at an ACFW conference on appointment day. I had two. One for a fiction project and one for non-fiction. The fiction appointment went well and was very encouraging and helpful. Time … Continue reading

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Elevating Your Elevator Pitch

by Janice Hanna Thompson You’re wrapping up the best book you’ve ever written. It’s all you can think about. You can’t wait to go to that next conference to meet with an editor or agent. However, you realize that your … Continue reading

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Five Conference Tips from a Veteran Attendee

by Vickie McDonough After waiting all year for the ACFW conference to roll around again, it’s hard to believe that it is now only weeks away. The highlight of my year is attending the ACFW conference each September. I know … Continue reading

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When it Comes to Getting an Agent…

by Wendy Lawton Books & Such Literary Agency When it Comes to Getting an Agent. . . A Pitch May Not Result in a Catch More writers attend pitching workshops than ever before. They hone their hooks and polish their … 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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Top Ten Reasons for Going to ACFW Conference

So many good reasons come to mind as to why one should attend ACFW conferences. Here’s my TOP TEN LIST: Number 10: Memories you make. Number 9: Meeting old friends and making new ones you know by email only. Number … 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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Writers, hie thee to the ACFW Conference: Jim Peterson

Why the ACFW? What purpose can such an organization serve and how is fiction (of all things) a viable tool to spread the gospel of Jesus Christ? Wow, you sure ask a lot of questions Well, let’s exam the second … 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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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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Media Appointments at ACFW Conference

Angela Breidenbach here. I’m the publicity officer for ACFW and honored to tell you about the media appointments, something new and different, available at our conference in Indianapolis Sep. 17-20th, 2010. In fact, I don’t know any other conferences that … 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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