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ACFW Conference Prayer: For Those Who Can’t Attend (Day 37)

ACFW Conference Prayer for those unable to attend conference Jeremiah 29:11–For I know the plans that I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for calamity to give you a future and a hope. Father God, … Continue reading

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ACFW Conference Prayer: Keynote Speaker (Day 38)

ACFW Conference Prayer for Keynote Speaker, Frank Peretti Jeremiah 1:9–Then the Lord stretched out His hand and touched my mouth, and the Lord said to me, Behold, I have put My words in your mouth. Heavenly Father, we are so … Continue reading

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ACFW Conference Prayer: For Audio/Visual Teams (Day 39)

ACFW Conference Prayer for the Audio/Visual Team 1 Thessalonians 1:2-3 We give thanks to God always for all of you making mention of you in our prayers. Father, we are so grateful for all the talented people who work so … Continue reading

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ACFW Conference Prayer: God’s Presence (Day 40)

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

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Worth It

  There’s a doctor in the family now. After years of training, studying, interning, pulling double shifts, observing, practicing, and paying, paying, paying, a nephew-in-law is officially a doctor. I can’t imagine the school loans he’s facing as he takes … Continue reading

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Family Reunion

  “How are the family reunion plans coming, sis?” “Oh, didn’t you hear? We’re doing a virtual reunion this year.” “What?” “Life is busy, you know. Lots of other activities to work around. Plus the expense. Imagine what we’ll each … Continue reading

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Power’s Back On

by Cynthia Ruchti Summer storms sometimes mean power outages. A recent storm left our neighborhood without power for five days. The electric company crews were busy around the clock trying to remove fallen trees and repair line damage. Our neighborhood … Continue reading

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What’s So Great About a Conference?

What’s So Great About a Conference? I’m doing quite well on my own, you say. And you may be completely right. But often writers believe they’re doing fine without the camaraderie, networking, instruction, and excitement of the conference because they … Continue reading

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ACFW Conference – More Benefits

Learning, worship time, appointments, fellowship are all part of ACFW’s national conference. And this year, we are looking forward to the Early Bird session at the ACFW Conference with best selling author Robert Dugoni! “The Advanced Fiction Writing is the … Continue reading

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ACFW’s National Conference – Benefits

If you’re still considering attending the ACFW Conference this year in San Antonio, TX add this to your consideration: As part of your registration cost, you have the opportunity to sign up for slots to meet with agents and editors! … Continue reading

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LISTENING: It’s Almost Like Being There (Giveaway)

By: The ACFW Leadership Team Writers write. And research. And ponder. And listen. We listen in on conversations so we can write authentic-sounding dialogue. We listen to podcasts about marketing and to interviews to incorporate historical accuracy in our stories. … Continue reading

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The Conference Portfolio, Part 2

By Lynne Pleau In yesterday’s post, I discussed the benefits of carrying an old-school, hardbound portfolio to conferences. In this post, I’ll talk about what that portfolio should look like and what it should contain. The job of a writing … Continue reading

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The Conference Portfolio, Part 1

By Lynne Pleau Are the days of the hardbound portfolio gone? Cool on-line portfolios make a lot of sense, but are they the only option for face-to-face meetings with editors during a conference? Carrying a portfolio is a great way … Continue reading

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Learning More

By Melinda Eye Cooper Last fall, I made an important decision about work. Not about my full-time accounting job where my paycheck comes from. But about the work I know God has called me to do. Writing. My first memory … Continue reading

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Four Observations from an ACFW Conference Newbie

By Lauren Gail The 2018 American Christian Fiction Writers Conference held in Nashville, Tennessee was my first ACFW conference. The amazing Frank E. Peretti and the awesome town of Nashville were two of the main reasons I was compelled to … Continue reading

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