The Crown Deadline Extended!

The deadline for the 2018 Crown Award contest has been extended. You now have until August 27th 5pm eastern time to turn in your submissions.

This writing contest gives unpublished writers a chance to have their first ten pages judged by authors, editors, and agents.

Finalists will be announced September 28, 2018 via blog and our Facebook page.

Winners will be announced at the ACFW Virginia Annual conference on November 3, 2018.

Go here for more information and to enter the contest.


Create believable characters

Easy Ways to Create Believable Characters

Author-Editor collaboration

Author-Editor Collaboration: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

An Ordinary Writer Writing Ordinary Books

ACFW Virginia chapter member Sarah Hamaker recently had a blog post on the national ACFW blog!

An Ordinary Writer Writing Ordinary Books