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Connecting With Publishers

by Lena Nelson-Dooley When I wrote and sold my first two books, I didn’t know much about publishers or agents or anything. We didn’t have an organization like ACFW. After the organization started having national conferences, that changed in my … Continue reading

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NOVEL IDEAS—CONNECTING AT THE TABLE

by Cynthia Ruchti “Can we talk?” Among the things that surprise ACFW conference attendees are these: · It’s amazing how many writers consider themselves introverted. · It’s amazing how noisy introverts can get when set loose at a writers’ conference. … Continue reading

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Making the Most of Your Conference Experience

by Mindy Obenhaus Time is ticking away. In only six short weeks, hundreds of Christian fiction writers will converge on the Mile-High City for ACFW’s annual conference. Whoo-hoo! Whether this is your first ACFW conference or your tenth (though I’m … 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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ACFW: I’ll be Back This Year

I missed ACFW last year, but a newborn was a good excuse, right? I’m very excited to meet up with everyone again, experience the awesome general sessions and worship time, and just soak in all I can about Christian publishing … Continue reading

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American Christian Fiction Writers Conference

Tuesday, July 8, 2008 Way back in September 2002, long before my days as an acquisitions editor with Barbour Publishing, I traveled to Kansas City, Missouri to attend the very first conference of what was then the American Christian Romance … Continue reading

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An Editor’s Perspective

It’s only a few months until the ACFW conference begins n Minneapolis. I am so excited by this event as I start to make a plan for how to make the best use of my time. My goals are to … Continue reading

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Advice from the Appointment Guru

One of the most important areas of the convention are the editor and agent appointments. You agonize over who might be interested in what you’re writing, you sweat over one sheets and proposals, you practice your pitch until you can … Continue reading

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Chip MacGregor on Making the Most of Editor/Agent Appointments

Cara here: We’ve all been there. Staring at the incredible list of editors and agents coming to the ACFW conference and wondering how on earth we pick. What can we do to maximize that fifteen minutes for us and the … Continue reading

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