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ACFW 2016: Social Advice from an Autistic Author

by Patricia Beal Conference is thirty days away! Can you believe it? I get fired up about our yearly gathering. This will be my third ACFW conference, and I can’t wait because the seeds we plant during ACFW grow for … Continue reading

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40 Days of Prayer – Day 33: Finances for those Attending

ACFW Conference Day 33 Prayer – Finances For Those Attending Psalms 121:2 My help comes from the Lord who made heaven and earth. Heavenly Father, thank you for your loving attention to every detail in our lives. Conference expenses can … Continue reading

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40 Days of Prayer – Day 34: Those Teaching Workshops

ACFW Conference Day 34 Prayer – Those Teaching Workshops Heavenly Father, we give You praise and glory for all the blessings You have in store for us at this conference. You have called us here for Your purpose. Scripture says … Continue reading

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40 Days of Prayer – Day 35 – The Praise Band

ACFW Conference Day 35 Prayer – The Praise Band As They Practice And Lead Worship Psalm 150:6 (NLT): Let everything that breathes sing praises to the Lord! Praise the Lord! Dear Father, We pray for the amazingly talented members of … Continue reading

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40 Days of Prayer – Day 36 – Those Teaching Continuing Education

ACFW Conference Day 36 Prayer – Those Teaching Continuing Education Heavenly Father, You have showered us with innumerable gifts and blessings. It is our desire to share what we have learned from You, and to write for the glory of … Continue reading

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40 Days of Prayer – Day 37 -ACFW Members Unable to Attend

Day 37 Prayer – ACFW Members Unable To Attend The Conference Heavenly Father, enable those of us not attending the ACFW conference to use those days to renew our commitment to seek You daily. We pray for safety and favor … Continue reading

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40 Days of Prayer: Day 38 – Keynote Speaker

ACFW Conference – Day 38 Prayer – Keynote Speaker Jeremiah 1:9 Then the Lord put out his hand and touched my mouth; and the Lord said to me, “Now I have put my words in your mouth.” Dear Heavenly Father: … Continue reading

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40 Days of Prayer: Day 39 – The Audio/Visual Team

ACFW Conference – Day 39 Prayer: The Audio/Visual Team We thank you, our Lord and Master, for putting Your hand on the members of the audio/visual team for the work You have given them to do. We pray that starting … Continue reading

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40 Days of Prayer: Day 40 – God’s Presence

ACFW Conference – Day 40 Prayer – God’s Presence & Blessing Psalm 127:1 CEB – “Unless it is the Lord who builds the house, the builders’ work is pointless. Unless it is the Lord who protects the city, the guard … Continue reading

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An Elevator Pitch with a Hook

by Lee Carver Here’s the scenario: You enter the hotel elevator during the ACFW Conference and recognize an agent or editor you’d love to impress. Each of you selects a floor choice, and she turns to you and asks, “So … Continue reading

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How to Know When It’s Time to Give Up

by Cathleen Armstrong I met her the second day of the ACFW Conference when I sat down next to her at the lunch table. “How’s your conference going?” I smiled at her as I opened my napkin. This is conference-speak … Continue reading

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Beating the Post Conference BLUES

By Susan May Warren Are you home from the ACFW conference? Finally unpacked? I hope you came home filled with encouragement and new ideas on how to make your writing breathtaking. Now what? Conferences can be overwhelming, between the requests … Continue reading

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We Never Stop Learning

By Martha Rogers I have just returned from my 15th ACFW conference. It was one of the best I’ve attended. The best thing was seeing friends only known through the loop or Facebook or Twitter, but feeling like I’d known … Continue reading

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Post-Conference Planning

By Danica Favorite Whew! Some of you are home from the ACFW conference, and you’ve gotten back into the groove of life. Some of you didn’t get to go and are sad about that. Either way, it’s time to make … Continue reading

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8 Ways to Minimize the Effect of Post Conference Blues

by Edie Melson I’ve been attending large writing conferences for over fourteen years and they all have ONE thing in common-post conference blues. It’s only natural. A week-long conference is an exciting, grueling experience. Just physical exhaustion alone could get … Continue reading

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