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Monthly Archives: October 2011
In the arts there are always two perspectives of “gift”. Those would be your own and then the rest of the world’s. Have you heard the newest pint sized version of a prodigy, Jackie Evancho? She’s only … Continue reading
The CWG Prayer Chain Post is a weekly post for members to include their special intentions by adding a comment. 1 Thes 1:3 We remember before our God and Father how active is the faith, how unsparing the love, … Continue reading
How do we write about controversial Catholic historical characters? I think that the key to dealing with controversial characters and situations in Catholic historical fiction is to be faithful to the facts. The more research you do, the more information … Continue reading
EXTREME MAKEOVER RELEASED In her new book, Extreme Makeover: Women Transformed by Christ Not Conformed to the Culture (Ignatius Press, 2011), syndicated radio talk show host and CWG member Teresa Tomeo explores the objectification of women in popular culture by the … Continue reading
…sharing resources for Catholic writers. Anne Faye recently shared ideas on how to prepare for the upcoming National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) in November. With this in mind, I’d like to share some additional novel ideas. Juliann Barclay, a Catholic … Continue reading
The CWG Prayer Chain Post is a weekly post for members to include their special intentions by adding a comment. Isaiah 25:8-9Lord Yahweh has wiped away the tears from every cheek; he has taken his people’s shame away everywhere … Continue reading
All authors need an editor. Self-published authors should not publish a manuscript without hiring a competent editor to improve and polish it. For the purposes of this article, an editor is someone who suggests changes in overall plot, setting, characters … Continue reading
It’s that time again. Post your questions and progress reports in the combox, then stick around to help your fellow writers. Remember you can follow-up every Sunday night at our other regularly-scheduled open-to-the-public writing event, Sunday Night Chat. Enjoy.