ACFW conference – craft classes

I attended Scene Therapy by Susan May Warren and Rachel Hauck for my continuing education class at the 2010 ACFW conference. Tension is what drives a novel. And they showed the participants how to create tension in each and every scene. I’m not going through every thing that was taught in the class, but I […]

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ACFW Volunteering

The 2010 ACFW conference was superb. I missed each of you who stayed home for whatever reason, and pray that you’ll be able to attend in 2011.My two favorite parts of the conference this year were volunteering, so I figured I’d write a blog post about the experiences! The first volunteer activity I performed was […]

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Connecting with new friends at the ACFW conference

Writing is a lonely business. Anyone out there who writes for a living knows that. These days, at least we have electronic friends. And with conferences, we get to meet those electronic friends. Before SCRIBES (the large group critique format) there were small ACFW critique groups. I was invited to join one about a year […]

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What is your purpose?

Sunday I heard Steve Scheibner speak. What a powerful testimony he has, if you ever get a chance to hear him speak, grab it! An amazing 9/11 story that you MUST hear. But I digress. On Sunday, Steve talked about John 21:1-14. He reminded us that Peter counted the fish in this passage.If Peter counted […]

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Interview with Melanie Dickerson

Melanie Dickerson is an award-winning author who earned her bachelor’s degree in special education from The University of Alabama. Growing up fifty miles from the hometown of Harper Lee made her believe it was possible for her dream of becoming published author to come true. She taught children with special needs in Georgia and Tennessee, […]

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Interview with Sandra Bricker

Sandra D. Bricker has been publishing in both the Christian and general market for years with novels for women and teens, magazine articles and short stories. With 11 novels in print and 5 more slated for publication through 2012, Sandie has carved out a niche for herself as an author of  laugh-out-loud comedy for the […]

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