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ACFW New Releases: April 2015

April 2015 New Releases More in-depth descriptions of these books can be found on the ACFW Fiction Finder website. Amish Romance: The Postcard by Laura V. Hilton — David Lapp moves to Jamesport for a fresh start after surviving a … Continue reading

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Author Influencer and Reader Groups: Why Do Readers Join?

By Carrie Fancett Pagels The writing life isn’t just about sitting in your cave pounding out a stellar book. Writing lifestyles includes book promotion. So what makes a reader want to join an influencer/reviewer group? Terminology: Influencers promote an author … Continue reading

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ACFW New Releases: March 2014

March 2015 New Releases More in-depth descriptions of these books can be found on the ACFW Fiction Finder website. Contemporary Romance: 8 Weddings and a Miracle Romance Collection by Janet Lee Barton, Lena Nelson Dooley, Nancy J. Farrier, Pamela Griffin, … Continue reading

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ACFW New Releases: February 2015

February 2015 New Releases More in-depth descriptions of these books can be found on the ACFW Fiction Finder website. Amish Romance: Keys of Heaven: A Healing Grace Novel by Adina Senft — Apprentice Dokterfraa Sarah Yoder grows herbs for her … Continue reading

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ACFW New Releases: January 2015

January 2015 New Releases More in-depth descriptions of these books can be found on the ACFW Fiction Finder website. Amish Romance: The Beekeeper’s Son by Kelly Irvin When Deborah Lantz arrives in drought-stricken Bee County, she longs for her lush, … Continue reading

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Publishing Decisions and Changing Times

By Robin Johns Grant I just ran across a Publishers Weekly article titled, “Is Amazon Really the Devil?” I had to laugh. When I talk to writer friends these days and the subject of Amazon comes up, either we speak … Continue reading

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ACFW New Releases: December 2014

December 2014 New Releases More in-depth descriptions of these books can be found on the ACFW Fiction Finder website. Amish Romance: Murder Tightly Knit (An Amish Village Mystery) by Vannetta Chapman — As fall blankets the Pumpkinvine Trail with colorful … Continue reading

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Reading Outside Your Genre

By Lisa Jordan Recently I had a conversation with my sister, who is a language arts teacher at our local middle school, about the importance of reading outside our favorite genres. She reads a lot of non-fiction, particularly biographies. I … Continue reading

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ACFW New Releases: November 2014

November 2014 New Releases More in-depth descriptions of these books can be found on the ACFW Fiction Finder website. Amish Romance: Snow Globe (Amish of Jamesport) by Laura V. Hilton — Victor Petersheim has left the Amish and works on … Continue reading

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Take the NaNoWriMo Challenge!

By Susan May Warren Can you write a book in a month? YES! We had a conversation about this last Thursday during the MBT OPEN HOUSE webinar. Writing a book in a month is a great way to jumpstart a … Continue reading

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There Is No Magic

by Eddie Jones When it comes to book promotion there is no magic. Authors may think a version of pixie-dust can be purchased and sprinkled on their book, but they are mistaken. The book buying business is mysterious but the … Continue reading

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ACFW New Releases: October 2014

October 2014 New Releases More in-depth descriptions of these books can be found on the ACFW Fiction Finder website. Amish Romance: An Amish Second Christmas by Kathleen Fuller, Tricia Goyer, Ruth Reid and Beth Wiseman — “When Christmas Comes Again” … Continue reading

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It Takes a Village to Promote a Book

By Carrie Fancett Pagels I’ve had the privilege of participating in a number of book promotion groups for other Christian writers over the years. I always enjoyed it. Well, there might have been one that was iffy, but… A group … Continue reading

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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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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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