Friday, September 11, 2009

The Premier Christian Fiction Conference


"Therefore, my beloved brethren, be ye steadfast, unmovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord,
forasmuch as ye know that your labor is not in vain in the Lord."
1 Corinthians 15:58 (KJV)

SEPTEMBER 17 - 20, 2009

Bestselling authors, publishing industry representatives, and newcomers to Christian fiction writing will gather in Denver at the American Christian Fiction Writer’s annual conference September 17-20 to compare notes, learn from each other, and encourage one another in the pursuit of publishing goals.

This year’s conference theme , Standing Firm…Moving Forward, will especially inspire the full range of talent and dreams in the ever-changing publishing world today.

This amazing conference will feature representatives from major publishing houses like B & H, Guideposts, Zondervan, Harvest House, Barbour, Steeple Hill, Summerside Press, Bethany House, Waterbrook Multnomah, Marcher Lord Press, Tyndale House, and Thomas Nelson, and top literary agents who will meet with writers and identify promising proposals from both new and veteran novelists. Conferees will have access to publishing panels, professional critiques, and customized workshops based on skills and interests.

The keynote speaker is New York Times bestselling author, Debbie Macomber, who has more than 100 million copies of her books in print worldwide.

Learn more about the American Christian Fiction Writer’s Conference by visiting and clicking on the left sidebar on Annual Conference.


I will be leaving for the ACFW conference in Denver on Monday morning. Woo hoo!!!

Will I see you there?


  1. Whoo hoo! You'll for sure see me there :-)
    Thank you for posting about the ACFW conference.

  2. Stopping by to wish you a Happy Birthday Anita!!!

  3. Hey Angela, I'm so looking forward to meeting you. Thanks for the opportunity to blog about the ACFW conference.

  4. Hey thanks, Tina. Hmmm... this is the second place you're wishing me a Happy Birthday...

    You're not going to put a spotlight on me in Denver and make me sing or dance or anything, eh?

  5. LOL, no. Just want to be sure to say HB. September birthdays are the best.

  6. ooooo, happy birthday Anita!

    treat your time in Denver as a birthday gift to yourself. i wish i was able to see you there, because that would mean i was visiting home and family.

    you'll love Colorado. have an uber blessed conference. i'll be praying that you and your MSs find favor with the editors and others you pitch to!!!

  7. The ACFW is instrumental in so many ways. They encourage, promote, teach, and persist. Where would the industry be without them?

  8. Awh Deb, I wish you were here, too. And thank you for the confidence in my mss. Don't forget to keep writing. It'll take your mind of the impending birth. :)

    Hey Kel, I absolutely agree. One of the best writing moves I ever made was joining the ACFW. And to think it only started in this century! Wish you were here, too. :(


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