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40 Days of Prayer – Day 35 The Praise Band

Day 35 The praise band as they practice and lead worship Psalm 150:6–Let everything that has breath praise the Lord. Praise the Lord! Father, Thank you for those who will be leading us in worship at the conference. We are … Continue reading

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40 Days of Prayer – Day 39 The Conference Committee

Day 39 The Conference Committee Rom. 15:5–Now may the God who gives perseverance and encouragement grant you to be of the same mind with one another according to Christ Jesus. Father God, We come today to lift the Conference Committee to … Continue reading

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ACFW Conference Friendships at All Stages of Your Writing Career

by Trish Perry Sometimes you feel like a nut; sometimes you don’t. All of the personality tests tell me I’m an extrovert, but I don’t always feel like one. Maybe you don’t feel like one either. But don’t you dare … Continue reading

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Enhancing Your Conference Experience Through Volunteering

by Margaret Daley, ACFW Volunteer Officer One of the most important aspects of the conference is the role of volunteers in making it a success. In fact, the conference wouldn’t be possible without its volunteers. There are a lot of … Continue reading

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A Few Of My Favorite Things by Ane Mulligan

Conference time approaches! There not many weeks left, and I can’t wait! Here are some of my favorite things from conference: Teardrops of joy when I see old friends‘ faces Bright laughter ringing and warm hugs and kisses Each morning … Continue reading

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40 Days of Prayer – Day 9 – Wanda Dyson As She Finalizes Appointments

Day 9 Wanda Dyson as she finalizes appointments Heb. 4:16–Therefore let us draw near with confidence to the throne of grace, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need. Father, we come to … Continue reading

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Forty Days of Prayer-Day 27: Sydney Zech, Conference Coordinator

1 Thessalonians 1:3a–Constantly bearing in mind your work of faith and labor of love . . . You are our God and Father. We join hearts as part of Your family and the ACFW family to pray for our conference coordinator, Sydney Zech. May Sydney’s work … Continue reading

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Forty Days of Prayer: Day 30 – For the Agents

Psalm 143:8a–Let me hear Your lovingkindness in the morning; for I trust in You. Father, we worship and praise your name. You are a holy God willing and able to answer our prayers. We are thankful for our courage, strength, … Continue reading

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It was a sticky hot September day in Dallas, Texas, as I shuttled with other writers from DFW Airport to our conference headquarters in a hotel van. As we crawled through a mass of Lexus and Mercedes sedans, the fanciest … Continue reading

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Why ACFW is always on my schedule

Here are Rusty Shelton’s thoughts on the conference. Rusty is with Phenix & Phenix Literary Publicists and a regular attendee at the conference. I started going to the ACFW conference three years ago and it has become one of my … Continue reading

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Author Cheryl Wyatt’s Memories

Hello! Welcome to my wing of the ACFW conference tour. Here is a link to the <A HREF=”www.acfw.com/conference”>conference page:</A> I can’t wait to see you in Minneapolis, and meet some of you for the first time! Be sure and come … 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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Once Upon a Writer…

Once Upon A Time… in 1998 there was a semi-young woman. . .okay, a woman of 30. . .who had written a book. She knew other Christian writers existed, and even found some author web pages on the Internet. She … Continue reading

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Rebecca’s thoughts on ACFW Conference

Call me weird – I’m NOT looking forward to the ACFW conference just for the informative workshops or even the chance to pitch to editors and agents. Okay, Okay, yes, I’m excited and anxious about all of that plus everything … Continue reading

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My 5th conference, and my 1st booksigning!

There is a lot for me to celebrate this year. Hi, this is Michelle Sutton, and I’m thrilled to say that I haven’t missed a conference since Denver, 2004, when we were still ACRW. I’ve made it a priority to … Continue reading

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