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Benefits of Out Of Print Book Collections

By Gail Gaymer Martin Recently I had the opportunity to enjoy two of my OOP novellas being used in a published collection of stories with a similar theme. My novella, Apple of His Eye, was published in Barbour’s, The British … Continue reading

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40 Days of Prayer: Day 17

Day 17 Topic: Clarity of speech for those pitching projects Philippians 4: 13–I can do all things through Him who strengthens me. Dearest Lord, Thank you for the ideas you’ve given us. I pray today for us to be able … Continue reading

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Three Tips for Conference Veterans

By Lindsay Harrel This year, I’ll be attending my third ACFW conference. I’m excited to see my friends, to pitch my latest project to editors, to let loose at the My Book Therapy pizza party, and to learn and have … Continue reading

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40 Days of Prayer: Day 18

Day 18 Topic: For conferees to grasp what is taught and to grow from it James 1:5–But if any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all generously and without reproach, and it will be … Continue reading

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40 Days of Prayer: Day 19

Day 19 Topic: For mentor and specialty appointments Psalm 66:19-20–But certainly God has heard; He has given heed to the voice of my prayer. Blessed be God, Who has not turned away my prayer Nor His lovingkindness from me. Father … Continue reading

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40 Days of Prayer: Day 20

Day 20 Topic: Conference veterans Psalm 18:2–The Lord is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer, my God, my rock, in whom I take refuge . . . Father God, I lift up to you the veterans of past … Continue reading

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Devotional for Deadliners

By Anne Baxter Campbell Save me, O God! For the waters have come up to my neck. I sink in deep mire, Where there is no standing; I have come into deep waters, Where the floods overflow me. I am … Continue reading

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40 Days of Prayer: Day 21

Day 21 Topic: For all attending to rest in God’s timing for their lives 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, … Continue reading

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Why Write?

By Michelle Arch I’ve spent nearly every weekend this year (and many weekends of the previous four years) working on my novel-in-progress and MFA thesis, Time of Death. To date, only a handful of workshop peers, a few contest judges, … Continue reading

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40 Days of Prayer: Day 22

Day 22 Topic: Finalists in the Carol Awards Psalm 31:14-15a–But as for me, I trust in You, O Lord, I say, You are my God. My times are in Your hand. Heavenly Father: Thank you for each of the finalists … Continue reading

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40 Days of Prayer: Day 23

Day 23 Topic: The volunteer workers Romans 6:13b–Present yourselves to God as those alive from the dead, and your members as instruments of righteousness to God. Lord, fill our volunteer workers with a sense of mission, as ones who represent … Continue reading

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The Care and Feeding of Readers

By Suzanne Woods Fisher A few months ago, I was tracking the traffic numbers on the Amish Wisdom blog and noticed a significant spike during the course of one week. An interview with a well known, bestselling author had been … Continue reading

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40 Days of Prayer: Day 24

Day 24 Topic: 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. … Continue reading

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New Releases: September 2014

August 2014 New Releases More in-depth descriptions of these books can be found on the ACFW Fiction Finder website. Action/Adventure: The Promise by Beth Wiseman — Mallory Hammond is determined not to let her boyfriend, parents, or anyone else get … Continue reading

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40 Days of Prayer: Day 25

Day 25 For the technology to work I Corinthians 14:33a–For God is not a God of confusion. Thank you, Father, that you are sovereign over all things and that all aspects of the conference are in your hands. We ask … Continue reading

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