Monthly Archives: December 2011

CWG NEWS

SHORT STORIES AND POEMS ABOUND WITH CWG AUTHORFor CWG member Arthur Powers, 2011 has been a productive year. Two of his short stories, Thorn and Carla have been nominated for a Pushcart Prize, Thorn by Prime Number Magazine and Carla by Dappled Things. The Pushcart … Continue reading

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Taking My Own Advice (and an Invitation to You!)

It’s December and, thanks to mysterious graces from above, I’m less stressed than I was at the beginning of Advent. I found my Advent wreath! And I set it up! (Yes, it was well into the second week of Advent … Continue reading

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CWG Blog News

I hope everyone is having a great Advent!  I wanted to grab an open slot to let you know about some blog news: This month is a little topsy-turvy.  Just like in real life, right?  Some of our writers are … Continue reading

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CWG Prayer Chain Post: December 12, 2011

The CWG Prayer Chain Post is a weekly post for members to include their special intentions by adding a comment.    Isaiah 35: 2-8 They will see the LORD’s glory, the splendor of our God. Strengthen the weak hands, and … Continue reading

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Self-Promotion…or the Strangest Place I’ve Ever Sold A Book

Since a self-published author doesn’t have a publisher to promote them, it’s important to take every opportunity to promote oneself. Keep copies of your books in your car, always have business cards or book marks in your purse or wallet … Continue reading

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2nd Saturday Writing Help Open Combox

How’s your Advent coming?  How do the holidays affect your writing?  What problems or questions do you have?  Share away in the comments box. *** Looking for a fun writing prompt?  CWG member Hilda Leticia Dominguez sent in this one: … Continue reading

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CWG NEWS

TEN DAYS OF AMAZING ADVENT GIVEAWAYSAn Advent celebration is occurring online in honor of CWG member Lisa Mladinich’s newly rebuilt and relaunched website, www.AmazingCatechists.com. AmazingCatechists.com is giving away two dozen Catholic books from December 6 through December 15.You can enter to win … Continue reading

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Book REVIEW: Theology of the Body for Teens, Middle School bundle

In eight chapters, this little ditty teaches the next generation of adults more about themselves than any reality TV show can destroy. The more I learn about Bl. John Paul II’s extensive work of Theology of the Body, the more … Continue reading

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CWG Prayer Chain Post: December 5, 2011

The CWG Prayer Chain Post is a weekly post for members to include their special intentions by adding a comment.    Isaiah 40:10-11 Here is Lord Yahweh coming with power, his arm maintains his authority, his reward is with him … Continue reading

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Catholic Arts and Letters Award Accepting Submissions NOW!

To view the application and information for the CALA click here. The CALA for Fiction is awarded to authors of works of fiction in which judges find exemplary literary merit. All submissions must first be awarded the Catholic Writers Guild’s … Continue reading

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