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01 Apr Posted by in Meetings | Comments

Two Heads are Better than One

We all have a bad hair day now and then. What’s got you bumfuzzled? Has your plot come to a screeching halt? Have you finished a project, and can’t decide what to work on next? Are your characters just having a bad hair day? Come to the place where every one in the room “Gets […]

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16 Feb Posted by in Meetings | 8 comments

Why Should I Join ACFW Arkansas?

Why Should I Join ACFW Arkansas?

Leave a Comment if you are interested in more information about how to join ACFW Arkansas.

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11 Feb Posted by in Meetings | Comments

February Meeting – Avoiding Rejection – Advice from a Romance Author

February Meeting – Avoiding Rejection – Advice from a Romance Author

Who better to give advice to the “love-lorn” than a successful author of Christian Romance?  That is, if we’re talking about your love for writing!  Come Hear Shannon Vannatter tell us how to avoid Rejections and Red Lines! Our February chapter meeting will be Saturday, February 14 at 1:00 p.m. at the White County Library […]

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11 Jan Posted by in Meetings | Comments

Overheard at a recent ACFW AR meeting.

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06 Jan Posted by in Meetings | Comments

How to Make the New Year Bright

The First meeting of 2015 for American Christian Fiction Writers-Arkansas Chapter is coming up this Saturday! We will be meeting in the Pyeatt Building of the White County Library at 113 E. Pleasure in Searcy at 1:00 p.m. Come for fellowship with fellow writers. Chapter Treasurer Nichole Hall will present the program on the Chapter’s […]

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01 Jun Posted by in Meetings | 3 comments

Where I Get My Characters: Quirks, Stalking and More

Where I Get My Characters: Quirks, Stalking and More

Barney Fife. Scarlett O’Hara. Inigo Montoya. Huckleberry Finn. Hannibal Lecter. Atticus Finch. Sherlock Holmes. Elphaba. Luke Skywalker. All great characters with vibrant and memorable personalities. All a complex mix of flaws, quirks, dreams and failures. Here’s the thing about finding characters…predictable characters are dull characters. I think most would agree that the above characters are […]

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01 Feb Posted by in Inspiration, Meetings | 4 comments

What ACFW Has Done for Me

What ACFW Has Done for Me

Visit that sweet spot in your imagination and picture the following: The Lone Ranger and Tonto. Pancho and Cisco. Can you picture Lucy without Ricky, Fred, or Ethel? Robin Hood and his Merry Men. Anne of Green Gables and Diana. Would the genius of Gilbert have been the same without Sullivan? And, where would Duck […]

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10 Jan Posted by in Meetings | Comments

Charting Your Course with Jenny Carlisle

Charting Your Course with Jenny Carlisle

Join us on January 11th to kick off you 2014 writing year on the right foot. — with Jenny McLeod Carlisle.

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29 Aug Posted by in Meetings, Writing Tips | 3 comments

Stay Close

Stay Close

  What is the best writing advice you have ever received? I’ve been contemplating this question for quite some time now. A thousand different words of wisdom tumble through my mind. All of them valid and valuable. But my favorite? I think I finally found the answer. At first, I thought about sharing my conversation […]

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07 Aug Posted by in Meetings | Comments

Vice President Jenny Carlisle is presenting the information of Terry Burns’ book, A Writer’s Survival Guide to Getting Published.

Vice President Jenny Carlisle is presenting the information of  Terry Burns’ book, A Writer’s Survival Guide to Getting Published.

How can you tell when a book is finished? “When someone gives us money for it and makes us leave it alone.” –Terry Burns Vice President Jenny Carlisle is presenting the information of Terry Burns’ book, A Writer’s Survival Guide to Getting Published. This Saturday, August 10th at 1pm in the Searcy Library Admin. Bldg. […]

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