Cynthia Ruchti

ACFW Happenings


When the calendar changed from May to June, did your thoughts turn to the beach, a National Park, a campground, an upcoming family reunion, a cabin in the mountains, a cottage along the shore, a condo rental near the water park?

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Teri Burns

In the Ink

What Are You Selling?

So, you’ve decided to self-publish, and you’ve done your homework. You’ve read every social media post, magazine article and blog about what it takes to be a success. You know you need a good story—check. You hired a great editor—check.

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Ramona Richards

Track Changes - One Editor's POV

What They Saw

Conference pitches are always a time of nerves and questioning. It’s unknown territory for most people, as they have no idea how the agents and editors will respond to their ideas and hopes.

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Yolanda M. Johnson-Bryant

Publicity - Everyone Needs It

DIY - Your Book Project

I’ve received many calls and emails from authors, mostly first time authors, who were upset because they used a vanity publisher to publish their book. The result left them with a bad taste in their mouths.

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Caroline Friday

At the Movies

A.D. The Bible Continues

A.D. The Bible Continues is a wonderful twelve-part miniseries produced by Roma Downey and husband, Mark Burnett, which is a follow-on to their miniseries, The Bible. It is an excellent historical presentation on the first century church that focuses primarily on the Apostles Peter and Paul.

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