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Monthly Archives: July 2011
Every once in a while I get a book that I don’t like. Recently I was invited to read and host a book review for a cyber book tour. After reading this book just over half way, I knew it had … Continue reading
It Doesn’t End Here Gaining Great Reviews CWG member Dawn Marie Roeder’s book It Doesn’t End Here: An Amazing Journey of Faith and Forgiveness (Lanciano Media LLC) premiered on Amazon in an early release on June 2, 2011. Since that … Continue reading
My brain is spinning. In less than one week, I hit the road, baby (and possibly niece) in tow to attend the Catholic Writers Conference Live. I’ve never been to a writers conference like this (though I have participated in … Continue reading
Among other CWG members attending next week’s conference in Valley Forge, I will be providing updates on this blog, describing my experiences, the sessions I attend, the people I meet, etc. My name is Stephanie A. Mann–my first book’s cover … Continue reading
Because you’re reading this blog post, it’s a given that you delight in writing … but how can you hone the skills needed to be an excellent writer?What separates the good-enough writers from outstanding writers is that the successful ones … Continue reading
The CWG Prayer Chain Post is a weekly post for members to include their special intentions by adding a comment. 1 Kgs 3:5, 7-12 At Gibeon Yahweh appeared to Solomon in a dream during the night. God said, “Ask … Continue reading
Last month, I wrote here about chiastic structures and framing techniques used by Mark to construct his Gospel. While maintaining a more-or-less chronological narrative made of succeeding scenes of action, as in any story, Mark also adds meaning to the … Continue reading
Congratulations to We Have a Pope! CWG member Karen Congeni’s We Have a Pope! (New Springtime Press) won the Children’s Book Award for the Catholic Press Association of the United States and Canada’s 2011 Catholic Book Awards. “The history and splendor … Continue reading
1. Make a list of goals or needs. Why are you attending this conference? Have some specific things you want to get out of it. Some ideas: * meet publishers* find a critique partner or group* get more marketing ideas* … Continue reading