ACFW New Releases

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September brings a feast for fiction fans. Survey this buffet and choose what tempts you. There are a number of Christmas-themed novella collections which are always popular for gifting and getting yourself into the spirit. They might even help cool you down from this late summer heat! Enjoy! More in-depth descriptions of these books can be found on the ACFW …

ACFW Volunteer Spotlight

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I am thrilled to showcase Lena Nelson Dooley this week for our Volunteer Spotlight. She was the co- founder of DFW Ready Writers, a local chapter of ACFW. She has served in that chapter as secretary, vice-president and president. She has spoken at ACFW chapter meetings as well as mentoring fellow writers (won the Mentor of the Year in 2006). …

July New Releases

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Below is the list of July new releases from ACFW members as reported to ACFW’s Fiction Finder site. Congrats to all the authors who have books coming out this month! More in-depth descriptions of these books can be found on the ACFW FictionFinder website. Dandelion Summer by Lisa Wingate — General Fiction from Penguin Praise. J. Norman, recently widowed, aging …

Join Anne Mateer at ACFW

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I rewrote this post five times. Why? Because I had such a hard time deciding what part of the ACFW Conference or my experiences to highlight! So here’s a run down of some of the reasons I’m excited to head to St. Louis in September: In the past 5 years that I’ve been a member of ACFW, and after having …

ACFW Conference … Meet me there!

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I first thought about writing in 1993. A friend from church, Cindy Martinusen told me about her aspirations to become a novelist. My first thought was … Real people do that? She invited me to attend Mount Hermon Christian Writer’s Conference with her. I was new as new can be. I was also 22-years-old and pregnant with my third child, …

ACFW’s Featured Author of the Week

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ACFW’s Featured Author of the week is Margaret Brownley. Interviewer Michele Cushatt had the chance to talk with Margaret about her latest release, “A Suitor for Jenny.” Margaret shares some very entertaining tidbits about where her stories come from and even a list of “timely advice for landing a husband” from her new book. Read more at https://www.acfw.com/featuredauthor.shtml.