Why join American Christian Fiction Writers (ACFW) National and ACFW Colorado Springs?


  • American Christian Fiction Writers, (ACFW), the national organization that oversees our chapter, provides a wealth of benefits to its members, including:
    • FREE online workshops and exclusive online writing courses
    • Novel Track: Writing and Novel Track: Editing (month-long intensives)
    • Critique Groups, Discussion Forums, Prayer and Mentoring Groups—both through email loops and Facebook groups.
    • Resources, tips, and archives on the ACFW members-only site
    • Member rates for national Writing contests
    • Member rates to the national ACFW 3-day conference and awards gala.


Local membership at ACFW Colorado Springs brings additional benefits, such as:

  • Face-to-face fellowship and networking for both new and seasoned authors
  • Member rates for conferences, workshops and retreats (local and national)
  • Access to our members-only Facebook Page
  • An open invitation to our bi-monthly Write Nite and our Email Critique Exchange
  • Access to archived notes and resources from previous meeting workshops

WHO CAN JOIN?  Any Christian who loves to write, and particularly those who love to write fiction. Whether you are already published or have a goal to become published, our group is for you.

WHAT IF I’M UNDER 18?  Teen members who are at least 14 years of age, are welcome to join, with the consent of their parents.

WHAT IF I’M NOT YET PUBLISHED?  Many of our members are unpublished writers working toward publication. Here you will find training in fiction writing and information about the Christian fiction industry that will help you reach the Lord’s goals for your writing. Note that His goals may or may not include publication, but we will work with you, encourage you, and pray for you while you find out.

 Join ACFW today for… Education. Inspiration. Connections.

With all the benefits, training, and networking ACFW has to offer, our membership fee is the best bargain in the business.

Whether you’re a multi-published author or just taking the first steps in your writing career, ACFW is the place for you to learn more about the craft and expand your knowledge of the publishing industry.

Move your career forward and become an ACFW member. It’s an investment in your writing future.