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07 Nov Posted by in Meetings | Comments

November Meeting Announcement

November Meeting Announcement

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When I Get Stuck on a Book. . . I Get By with a Little Help from My Friends

When I Get Stuck on a Book. . . I Get By with a Little Help from My Friends

He got your attention, didn’t he? He got mine too. A long time ago, I wrote a book about a wild rocker with long dark hair. It was a romantic suspense and got several rejections. Shortly afterward, I went to a writers conference. The speaker said that whatever you read the most is probably what […]

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Conference Follow Through

Conference Follow Through

Did an agent or an editor request a query, proposal, or—be still my heart—your full manuscript at the conference you attended recently? Did you send what they requested? The second question may sound odd. But I hear the stats once: 7 out of 10 writers who received requests at conferences don’t follow through.  Why? Beats […]

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29 Sep Posted by in Conferences, News | 3 comments

ACFW Takeaway

I sing ACFW praises every chance I get. What an awesome organization. What an awesome conference. Put together by an awesome God. This year, I met Lynn Coleman, founder of ACFW. We chatted about how she wanted to start a Christian writing group to support and uplift one another, with no competition or jealousy. Like […]

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My Conference List

This is for the newbies attending their first ACFW conference in less than a month. I’ve compiled a list of things to take, things to remember, and things to calm nerves. Things to take to conference:      1.     One Sheet: On as many finished projects as you have.      2.     Proposal: The editor or agent may never […]

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Do I Need An Agent?

Do I Need An Agent?

The question every writer must ask themselves. Recently I was in the hallowed position of having one or not. My choice. After reading up on the subject, I decided that since I was contracted with Heartsong Presents I didn’t need an agent. HP contracts are pretty standard and having an agent wouldn’t do me much […]

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Meet Debbie Archer

I’m excited today to be able to sit down and chat with Debbie Archer. First off, congratulations Debbie on being a Frasier Finalist! The winner will be announced September 23rd at the Terrace Ballroom at the St Louis Regency at the Arch (wow that sound so exciting) Can you tell us how one becomes a […]

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One Sheet Tutorial

One Sheet Tutorial

Most of the posts I’ve done on marketing and publicity have been geared toward the published author. But since many of us are pre-pubbers, and trust me—I remember those frustrating days, I thought I’d do a post on promoting yourself pre-sale. With the ACFW conference coming up, numerous hopeful writers will be offering up their […]

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