For me, this year’s ACFW Conference was all about relationships: my relationship with God, my relationships with others, and my pitching relationships to agents and editors. I hardly remember going to classes, though I know I attended a few. My most memorable times were spent in conversation. Not just how-are-you, what-do-you-write conversations, but deeper communication, the relating of our lives and how God is working in them. In the prayer room, I poured my heart out to the Lord both in joy and disappointment and was answered on both occasions with the hugs and prayers of two very wonderful authors. And for the first time in my life, I felt like I pitched my book well. My words came easily and I felt comfortable sitting and talking with editors and agents with whom I had meetings. All in all, it was a great conference!
Here are some pictures of friends old and new.
Funny lady Katy McKenna. I love this woman! We met at the end of last year’s conference and regretted not getting to know each other better then. This year we were able to spend a bit more time together. She is such an encourgement to me!
As I process through all that happened over the weekend, I’m sure you’ll hear more about it. For now, I am content knowing I was where God wanted me to be this weekend. And I’m energized to take up the journey of writing once again.