Monthly Archives: August 2011

President’s Column: Ineffable Twaddlings

It is the end of the month (almost) and I want to dedicate this space to a quick wrap-up of our very successful writers conference in Valley Forge as well as tell you about our upcoming Retreat. The Catholic Writers … Continue reading

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Are you making yourself a better blogger?

I blame this weekly column for the folder in my Google Reader entitled “Blogging.” Before this column, I operated mostly by observation, relying on some of my favorite podcasts and blogs to keep me filled in on the geeky stuff … Continue reading

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Catholic Writers Retreat Set For Oct 5-9; Register by Sep 28

NOTE: We need more people to sign up by the 20th or we have to cancel, so if you know you want to go, please register before then! Catholic Writers to Enjoy Special Spiritual Retreat Lansing, MI: In collaboration with … Continue reading

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Finding Writing Time, Homeschool Mom Edition

This is week three of homeschooling for our new school year, and I’m writing more than ever. Yes, you read that correctly. Vacation = Less Writing.  Homeschooling = More Writing. It isn’t a magic trick.  I realized that if I … Continue reading

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10 Tips & Tricks for Writing on Demand

So, you’ve finally set aside the time to write, but those fingers just aren’t moving. Maybe it’s just too much pressure to have to write on demand. But soon, Life will come roaring at you again with errands, obligations, and … Continue reading

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Just Words, by Kathryn Cunningham

[Editor's Note:  Kathryn Cunningham is a new member of the CWG -- you may have met her in the combox.  She sent in this guest post to fill our 5th Monday.  Enjoy!] As writers we can get preoccupied with drafts, … Continue reading

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CWG Prayer Chain Post: August 29, 2011

The CWG Prayer Chain Post is a weekly post for members to include their special intentions by adding a comment.   Psalm 86: 5-7 Lord, you are kind and forgiving, most loving to all who call on you. Lord, hear … Continue reading

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Picture It! by John McNichol

[Editor's Note: This is John McNichol's first column for our Catholic Fiction Saturdays.  John blogs at Young Chesterton Chronicles, and is the author of The Tripods Attack and The Emperor of North America, both now available in e-book format at … Continue reading

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CWG NEWS

STEPHANIE MANN ON “THE GOOD FIGHT” This Saturday, August 27, Stephanie A. Mann, author of Supremacy and Survival, will be on Barbara McGuigan’s “The Good Fight“ radio interview/call-in show. She and Barbara will be discussing three great Catholic martyrs of the … Continue reading

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Lack of Sleep = Lack of Blogging

There’s nothing like a night of no sleep to put life firmly “in the way” of my blogging and writing, let me tell ya! My answer to that this week was to put up a “out of office” post and … Continue reading

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