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ACFW 40 days of Prayer: Day 36

2017 ACFW CONFERENCE – 40 DAYS OF PRAYER DAY 36 – 8/16/17 – THOSE TEACHING CONTINUING EDUCATION Heavenly Father, please be with those who are teaching the continuing education classes during the conference. Grant them wisdom to impart Your truths … Continue reading

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ACFW 40 Days of Prayer: Day 37

2017 ACFW CONFERENCE – 40 DAYS OF PRAYER DAY 37 – 8/15/17 – ACFW MEMBERS UNABLE TO ATTEND THE CONFERENCE For I know the thoughts and plans that I have for you, says the Lord, thoughts and plans for welfare and peace and not for evil, … Continue reading

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ACFW 40 Days of Prayer: Day 38

2017 ACFW CONFERENCE – 40 DAYS OF PRAYER DAY 38 – 8/14/17 – KEYNOTE SPEAKER Then the Lord put forth his hand, and touched my mouth. And the Lord said unto me, Behold, I have put my words in thy mouth. —Jeremiah 1:9 Lord, today … Continue reading

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ACFW 40 Days of Prayer: Day 39

2017 ACFW CONFERENCE – 40 DAYS OF PRAYER DAY 39 – 8/13/17 – THE AUDIO/VISUAL TEAM 1 Thessalonians 1:2-3 We give thanks to God always for you all, making mention of you in our prayer; Remembering without ceasing your work … Continue reading

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ACFW 40 Days of Prayer: Day 40

2017 ACFW CONFERENCE – 40 DAYS OF PRAYER DAY 40 – 8/12/17 – GOD’S PRESENCE AND BLESSING Dear Heavenly Father, Please bless this conference with your Presence, Peace, and Provision. Help the attendees to be led by You. Guide every … Continue reading

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Connections Matter

By Donna L.H. Smith I’ve always heard it said, “It’s not always what you know, it’s who you know.” It’s the same for Christian publishing, too. When I first started writing, I knew very few people, and had few connections. … Continue reading

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Conference Season Is Upon Us

by Deb Haggerty ‘Tis Spring and the conference season is upon us. The advent of this time of the year brings both anticipation and dread to both attendees and faculty alike. Having been an attendee and having served on various … Continue reading

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Conference Takeaway

By Donna K. Rice Spring brings a busy conference season for both the writing and ministry arenas. In April, I attended Mount Hermon Writers Conference, came home and repacked, then headed for our ministerial fellowship’s women’s conference. The first weekend … Continue reading

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Rough Drafts are Like Mud Pies

By Hannah Conway How rough can a rough draft be? The answer makes me wince, turn my head to the side, and look down at the freshly printed version of my work in progress, which happens to be the definition … Continue reading

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ACFW New Releases: April 2017

April 2017 New Releases More in-depth descriptions of these books can be found on the ACFW Fiction Finder website. Contemporary Romance: Sandpiper Cove by Irene Hannon — When a police chief and an ex-con join forces to keep a young … Continue reading

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Blessings in Conflict

By Kathy Harris If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is thank you, it will be enough. — Meister Eckhart Everywhere we turn this time of year, we’re reminded to be thankful. Whether it’s a warm … Continue reading

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Love the Labor

By Liz Curtis Higgs Being published is a blessing, but I think the writing process itself is the real reward. The discoveries unearthed while doing research, the time spent on character development, the crafting of the story, and the fine-tuning … Continue reading

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Unpublished and on Social Media as an Author? Why?

By Tamela Hancock Murray It’s hard to get through a week without seeing at least one article on platform. Well, here’s yours for the week! We agents ask authors for a platform, but I have found that unpublished authors wonder … Continue reading

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Requested Material

By Lorraine Beatty It’s the end of October. Two months since the ACFW conference and the point at which editors are back on track with reading submissions. How many of you sent in the proposals or full manuscripts that were … Continue reading

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An Expectant Heart

By Ian Acheson Late last year a pastor spoke a word over me about the Lord wanting to give me a new book, a new optimism and referenced Habakkuk 2:2-3 which talks of waiting on a new vision. I stored … Continue reading

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