ACFW Rewind: Stop, Drop & Roll – Adding the Crisis Scene

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(Editor’s Note: Today, ACFW re-runs a worthwhile blog from the past, in this case from May 2012. This is what we call ACFW Rewind: highlighting previous posts that deserve a second look.) by Janice Thompson You’re at the 3/4 point in your novel and facing that all-important crisis scene. The Supreme Ordeal. The Black Moment. The Big Gloom. You know …

ACFW Rewind: Praying through the Burnout

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(Editor’s Note: Today, ACFW re-runs a worthwhile blog from the past, in this case from December 2013, in what we call ACFW Rewind, which highlights previous posts that deserve a second look.) by Casey Herringshaw Every writer, at some point, during their novel-creation career will most likely experience some period of burnout. It creeps up like a naughty third-wheel cousin …

ACFW REWIND: Make a Plan and Write it Down!

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(Editor’s Note: Today, ACFW re-runs a worthwhile post from the past, in this case from August 2012, in what we call ACFW Rewind, highlighting previous posts that deserve a second look. ) by Lacie Nezbeth At a recent, local writer’s conference, the attendees (myself included) were taught by New York Times bestselling author Susy Flory, and one of the most …

ACFW REWIND: ACFW — Wonderfully Strange

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(Editor’s Note: This post first appeared on ACFW’s blog in June 2011. With the upcoming conference in Indianapolis, this is a fun time to relive those memories). by Regina Merrick The 2010 American Christian Fiction Writers Conference in Indianapolis was my first experience in attending a writing conference of any type. It was big. It was a little scary. It …

ACFW REWIND: Developing the Real Life Substance

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(Editor’s Note: Today, ACFW re-runs a worthwhile post from the past, in this case from February, in what we call the ACFW rewind, which highlights previous posts that deserve a second look. ) by Michael Lee Joshua I “live” in Colorado. But I work in Wyoming. I do get home every other weekend (as long as weather permits). Being up …