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ACFW Conference Appointments: Ashley Clark

Remember that high school feeling of getting caught talking in class? Maybe it wasn’t your fault. Maybe your friend in the seat beside you wanted to cheat, and you were actually saying, “No, I will not give you my answers,” … Continue reading

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Elevating Your Elevator Pitch

by Janice Thompson You’re wrapping up the best book you’ve ever written. It’s all you can think about. You can’t wait to go to that next conference to meet with an editor or agent. However, you realize that your face … Continue reading

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ACFW Conference Blog

Ashley Clark shares some wonderful conference advice in today’s post: Remember that high school feeling of getting caught talking in class? Maybe it wasn’t your fault. Maybe your friend in the seat beside you wanted to cheat, and you were … Continue reading

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ACFW Conference: the Place for Fiction Writers; Jeff Gerke

For novelists, the annual ACFW conference is the best Christian writers conference in the nation. There are several other Christian writers conferences every year that are very good and are in wonderful settings, but those are all for both fiction … Continue reading

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Writers, hie thee to the ACFW Conference: Jim Peterson

Why the ACFW? What purpose can such an organization serve and how is fiction (of all things) a viable tool to spread the gospel of Jesus Christ? Wow, you sure ask a lot of questions 🙂 Well, let’s exam the … Continue reading

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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

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ACFW Conference – A Must Attend

A word from ACFW’s President, Margaret Daley: You may think because I am the president of ACFW, that I have to feel that way about our upcoming conference in St. Louis, MO (September 22-25). I’ll let you in on a … Continue reading

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Going to ACFW? Advice from Crystal Miller

Going to the ACFW Conference in Indianapolis? I’ve been to many large writing conferences and have worked freelance for agents and editors, but I still remember my first meal time at an editor’s table.You wonder if you forgot everything your … Continue reading

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Connecting With Publishers

by Lena Nelson-Dooley When I wrote and sold my first two books, I didn’t know much about publishers or agents or anything. We didn’t have an organization like ACFW. After the organization started having national conferences, that changed in my … Continue reading

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NOVEL IDEAS—CONNECTING AT THE TABLE

by Cynthia Ruchti “Can we talk?” Among the things that surprise ACFW conference attendees are these: · It’s amazing how many writers consider themselves introverted. · It’s amazing how noisy introverts can get when set loose at a writers’ conference. … Continue reading

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Making the Most of Your Conference Experience

by Mindy Obenhaus Time is ticking away. In only six short weeks, hundreds of Christian fiction writers will converge on the Mile-High City for ACFW’s annual conference. Whoo-hoo! Whether this is your first ACFW conference or your tenth (though I’m … Continue reading

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Relax-Yes, you too can enjoy those editor and agent appointments

by Belinda Peterson Really, you can enjoy them!! I promise. This is how you do it. Kidding. I can’t tell you HOW to do it, but I can provide some tips on making it a little easier on your nerves. … Continue reading

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Pitching with Success at the ACFW Conference

by Tiffany Amber Stockton Many know that I’m a member of ACFW (American Christian Fiction Writers). It’s the premier Christian fiction organization, and I owe a great deal of thanks to the members for helping me get published. Every year, … Continue reading

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ACFW: I’ll be Back This Year

I missed ACFW last year, but a newborn was a good excuse, right? 🙂 I’m very excited to meet up with everyone again, experience the awesome general sessions and worship time, and just soak in all I can about Christian … Continue reading

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American Christian Fiction Writers Conference

Tuesday, July 8, 2008 Way back in September 2002, long before my days as an acquisitions editor with Barbour Publishing, I traveled to Kansas City, Missouri to attend the very first conference of what was then the American Christian Romance … Continue reading

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