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ACFW New Releases: July 2015

July 2015 New Releases More in-depth descriptions of these books can be found on the Her Brother’s Keeper by The Cowboy’s Surprise Baby by A Father’s Second Chance by Among the Fair Magnolias by Shelley Shepard Gray, Elizabeth Musser — … Continue reading

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Target Your Marketing

by Ane Mulligan As we have to do more promotion for our books, whom should we be trying to reach? Readers, of course. Okay, but exactly who are these readers? Writers. They’re voracious readers. Book club members. Senior citizens; they … Continue reading

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ACFW New Releases: June 2015

June 2015 New Releases More in-depth descriptions of these books can be found on the ACFW Fiction Finder website. Contemporary Romance: Crazy Little Thing Called Love by Beth K. Vogt — A couple who eloped during spring break during their … Continue reading

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ACFW New Releases: May 2015

May 2015 New Releases More in-depth descriptions of these books can be found on the ACFW Fiction Finder website. Contemporary Romance: Seaside Proposal by Narelle Atkins — Billie Radcliffe is only staying in the close-knit beach community until she finds … Continue reading

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Love the WIP You’re With

By Sarah Hamaker The idea comes to you in a flash of brilliance. The plot, the setting, the characters all jumble together like a kaleidoscope of words just waiting to be brought into focus by you. You eagerly sit down … Continue reading

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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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