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Wonderful Writerly News

“You’re not allowed to cry, mom!” Chase stares at my face intently as I listen to the phone message that arrived while we were out that evening. 579 more words


A Novice at a Writers Conference

You barely know what you’re doing. Walking up to the front desk or table, you sign in. Someone hands you a few things you’re too nervous to look at, including a name badge that you promptly drop. 728 more words

Betty Thomason Owens

Let's Talk About Writing — Conferences, Workshops, Writing Groups

One of the best ways to grow as a writer is to attend writerly events. I’m thinking specifically of conferences, workshops and writing groups.

Conferences are places to network with people with the same passion for words that you possess. 557 more words

Let's Talk About Writing Blog

Learning this book-publishing business

Saturday I once again had the privilege of attending the monthly Writers on the Storm meeting in The Woodlands, Texas. I’ve been a member for about six months, after moving to the state last spring. 406 more words


New stories for the historical fiction lover in you

New Year’s Day 2016 was wonderful.

Partly because I got to sleep later, partly because I spent the whole day at home with my family, partly because my husband made the cornbread so I didn’t even have to cook. 834 more words

Christian Fiction

Newbie Reflections: ACFW Post-Conference Takeaway

The conference is over.

I can’t believe I just typed that sentence.

It’s September 21st, and I’m home in Tampa with two happy boys, a relieved hubby, and a dog that won’t stop licking me. 558 more words


ACFW 2015 - Dallas, Texas

I had the amazing opportunity to attend the 2015 American Christian Fiction Writer’s (ACFW) Conference in Dallas, Texas this past week. It was a time of learning, pitching my novel to agents and editors, catching up with fellow writers, and meeting new ones. 201 more words

DiAnn Mills