Last year at the ACFW Conference here in Dallas, I was a newbie. I had this lovely little brown flag hanging off of my name tag that said First time attendee. It was like a free pass proclaiming, “Gotta love me, cause I don’t know any better.” Continue reading
Last night, I had the delight to attend the American Christian Fiction Writers Gala where the best Christian fiction from 2012 was honored.
Have you read any of these books? Continue reading
I learned so much about the publishing industry last year at the American Christian Fiction Writers Conference in Dallas that I wanted to share what new folks might expect to see in Indianapolis. I’ve been to another writing conference this year, so these five items are pretty universal. Continue reading
In a few weeks, wait, less than three – YIKES – I travel to Indianapolis to a national writing conference for the American Christian Fiction Writers. This is a huge conference where authors, writers, agents, and editors all mingle. I’ll be meeting with at least one editor, and going to several intense workshops to hone my writing and learn more about the publishing industry in general.
And I LOVE the idea that Laurie Tomlinson had! Continue reading
Writers have unique challenges. Unlike other professionals who send in a resume and interview to get a job then spend their time working that job, writers must create the equivalent of a resume for every book they write. That made me think about what I’ve learned so far about the publishing path. Continue reading
This final encounter is not easy for me to share. Indeed, I still owe this event a good cry. You know how you get that goofy feeling when you see someone unexpectedly. Think of a
I know I talk like a Texan, but really … does my tongue have to increase the sound of naivete by stumbling around inside my mouth? Yeah, I’ve got specifics: Continue reading
I’ll be sharing all that I learned from the conference of the American Christian Fiction Writers during the next couple of weeks, but I thought you might like to know about the Gala on Saturday night! Felt like a red carpet event! And the carpet was reddish, so …
As I got ready in a borrowed room, I shared this little clip! Continue reading