Carnival of Christian Writers #13 – October 2007

Carnival of Christian Writers #13 – October 2007


This month we have an extravaganza of blog entries about the the craft of writing with a special feature booth all about the American Christian Fiction Writers 2007 Conference!

Hold on to your seats people, this is an exciting October Carnival of Christian Writers!


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icon_cotton.jpg How do we keep from sidelining our “little” writings as unimportant? By remembering that practice — not just the finished product — is still service. Amy Jane presents “Practice as Service” at Untangling Tales.


icon_cotton.jpg Kathryn Langpresents some tips and tricks that she has learned from blogging. Her entry, “Blogging Will Help Your Writing” , is posted at The Peculiar Club.


icon_cotton.jpg Anne Creed presents Faith and Fiction posted at Novel Struggles. I believe that if I step out in faith, God will direct my writing. It’s like stepping out of the boat to walk to Jesus. So far, I get afraid and start to sink. I believe that God has given me the talent and the calling to write a novel. I need to overcome my fear with faith.


icon_cotton.jpg Literary Agent Terry Whalin encourages the reader to take some unusual steps — ask their audience what they want then deliver it to them in “Learn What Your Audiences Wants Ask”

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icon_cotton.jpgWriter . . . Interrupted’s own founder, Gina Conroy, tells all about what happened when “Meeting James Scott Bell”. Be sure to see her other entries as she journals her other experiences from the ACFW conference at Portrait of a Writer . . . Interrupted.


icon_cotton.jpgCara Putman shares “Photos From Conference” and posts her “Post Conference Debrief” at Cara’s Musings.


icon_cotton.jpg Look what Cheryl Wyatt discovered during Margie Lawson’s Early Bird Class.

icon_cotton.jpg Christina Berry took lots of pictures and tells of her “First Day at the Conference”. Also read about here experiences on days two, three, and four.

icon_cotton.jpg Lena Nelson Dooley presents a slide show of photos from the “ACFW National Conference 2007” on her blog.

icon_cotton.jpgDuring Friday’s lunch at the “ACFW Conference 2007”, Susan Downs of Barbour Publishing presented Cynthia Hickey with a contract for her cozy mystery, Fudge-Laced Felonies.

icon_cotton.jpg Lacy J. Williams recaps some of the workshops she attended in her blog posts: “The 10 Ks of a Good Book or How to Earn 10K on Your Next One offered by Steve Laube” and “A Hero Is Like an Onion offered by Susan May Warren”.


icon_cotton.jpg Carla Stewart tells about the excitement of being a Genesis winner and celebration of other WIN (Writers of Inspirational Novels) members who won awards at the conference in “Home from the Conference”. She also shares some Conference Pics of the Tulsa WIN group, the Skit Troupe, and assorted other ACFW friends and authors.


icon_cotton.jpg Tricia Goyer visited with some “ACFW Heart Friends” and blogged about ACFW .. It’s Taking a While to Process!” when she returned from the conference.


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Thank you one and all for coming to the carnival!

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  1. I write mostly on my main blog, The others are more occasional. I probably spend too much time blogging! The carnival is once a month so it’s really a pleasure to do! I think we all wish we had more time in the day!

  2. Thanks for hosting the carnival. I enjoyed your layout.

    I was reading over your resource box and noticed that you have several web journals. How on earth do you find the time to write in multiple journals, do web design, AND host the carnival? Your days must be longer than mine ;).

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