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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 … 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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An Agent’s Perspective on Conference: Chip MacGregor

As a novelist, you probably spend a lot of time sitting at your desk, banging out words, pondering your story. You do some research online, write out a chapter, do some revising. Sure, you spend some time emailing friends to … Continue reading

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Relax-Yes, you too can enjoy those editor and agent appointments

by Belinda Peterson Really, you can enjoy them!! I promise. This is how you do it. Kidding. I can’t tell you HOW to do it, but I can provide some tips on making it a little easier on your nerves. … Continue reading

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Pitching with Success at the ACFW Conference

by Tiffany Amber Stockton Many know that I’m a member of ACFW (American Christian Fiction Writers). It’s the premier Christian fiction organization, and I owe a great deal of thanks to the members for helping me get published. Every year, … Continue reading

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Forty Days of Prayer – Day 10: For the Families We Leave at Home

Romans 8:26-27–In the same way the Spirit also helps our weakness; for we do not know how to pray as we should, but the Spirit Himself intercedes for us with groanings too deep for words; and He who searches the … Continue reading

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Part Two: The One Sheet

by Dineen Miller Last week I talked about identifying your genre and/or niche so as to help you create your “mood.” (Click here to read part one.) This week let’s talk about the one sheet. Every year I see the … Continue reading

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Forty Days of Prayer – Day 36 Those Teaching Continuing Ed Classes

Psalm 28:7a–The Lord is my strength and my shield; my heart trusts in Him, and I am helped. Dearest Lord, we thank you for those teaching continuing education. Give them wisdom, focus, and direction as they prepare to teach, and allow … Continue reading

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Who Are You?

The ACFW Conference is just weeks away, so I know many of you are wondering what you need or even where to start. Each Thursday for the next four weeks, I’ll be posting some basics to help you get prepared. … Continue reading

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