Join ACFW |  Forgot Password |  Login: 

Monthly Archives: June 2011

Conference Celebrity Sightings with Jeannie Campbell

Since the American Christian Fiction Writers conference in only a few months away, I wanted to regale you with a very funny little story. Last year was my second ACFW conference, but there is still something very jaw-dropping about running … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Conference | Comments Off on Conference Celebrity Sightings with Jeannie Campbell

ACFW Volunteer Spotlight

Dineen Miller is my volunteer for this week’s spotlight. She is a delight to work with. As a Volunteer Officer for two years, I worked with her on the Featured Author program. We grew that program from one author a … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

A First Time Perspective circa 2003: Eileen Key

Houston, September, 2003 American Christian Romance Writers Conference I struggled from my car to the hotel entrance, my huge suitcase (with no wheels) flopping this way and that. A kind gentleman stepped forward and carried it to the reception desk. … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Conference, memories | Comments Off on A First Time Perspective circa 2003: Eileen Key

God’s Plans for You at the ACFW Conference

I could list a hundred reasons you should invest in yourself and attend ACFW’s 2011 Conference in St. Louis. I could say you’ll meet people who may become your writing buddies and walk with you through all the ups and … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on God’s Plans for You at the ACFW Conference

Meet Me in St. Louis: Rachel Hauck

Meet me in St. Louie, Louie, meet me at the Conference! It’s fabulous! You should come! Really! St. Louis is a grand city! They have an arch in plain view from the hotel. The hotel has cool carpet. I’ll be … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Advice, Conference | Comments Off on Meet Me in St. Louis: Rachel Hauck

ACFW New Releases for June 2011

More in-depth descriptions of these books can be found on the ACFW FictionFinder website. A Vision of Lucy by Margaret Brownley — Romance from Thomas Nelson. Trouble may follow Lucy wherever she goes, but with the help of God and … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Authors and writing, Uncategorized | Tagged , | Comments Off on ACFW New Releases for June 2011

ACFW Volunteer Spotlight

This week’s volunteer spotlight is on Margie Vawter. Margie has worked in the ACFW bookstore, prayer room, mentored, and has been a critique partner for years. She started Denver’s ACFW chapter and is now the area coordinator. I meet her … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | Comments Off on ACFW Volunteer Spotlight

ACFW Conference: Why I’m Going

It’s been amazing to see God work in my life this past year as I delve into a new journey of writing. When I ventured to take the first step, I did what I always do to acquire info-I Googled. … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Conference | Tagged , | Comments Off on ACFW Conference: Why I’m Going

Editor and Agent of the Year Finalists

Congratulations to ACFW’s Editor and Agent of the Year Finalists! Editor of the Year finalists are: Sarah Long – Bethany House Andrea Doering – Revell Books Charlene Patterson – Bethany House Agent of the Year Finalists are: Joyce Hart – … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | Comments Off on Editor and Agent of the Year Finalists

The Kryptonite Questions by Publisher Allen Arnold

I’m a huge Superman fan. His strength is legendary. So is his greatest weakness — Kryptonite. Your greatest strength is your story. In the end, it always comes down to the story. But your greatest weakness — whether you’re a … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Advice, Conference, Editors | Tagged , | 2 Comments