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Monthly Archives: April 2012
The CWG Prayer Chain Post is a weekly post for members to include their special intentions by adding a comment. John 10:14-15 I am the good shepherd; I know my own and my own know me, just as the Father … Continue reading
I’m excited to blog today about one of my dear characters, Sister Grace, for two reasons: First, her second book came out this month—Live and Let Fly. Second, her story, Siren Spell, comes out today from Flying Island Press. Sister … Continue reading
I’m often a terrible person to watch a movie with, especially one that references historical events. Be it 300 or Raiders of the Lost Ark, I’m the kind of guy that has to clamp down when I see folks get … Continue reading
Every year at the Catholic Marketing Network Trade Show, the Catholic Writers Guild organizes a booth which displays members’ books. Wholesalers, bookstore owners and other attendees can see, page through and even read excerpts of displayed books. It’s time again … Continue reading
“I heard you’re writing a book?” “Well, I’m not writing it, exactly…” Its easy to get discouraged, isn’t it? The right words don’t seem to come, or a deadline looms (or passes!), or someone doesn’t “get” what you’re writing. Family emergencies … Continue reading
Does design matter? Yes. Yes, it does. Let’s use the example of books, because if you’re here, I’m assuming that (a) you write and/or (b) you read. When’s the last time you picked up a book with a terrible cover? Or, … Continue reading
One of the most fundamental techniques of fiction writing is skillful creation of tension, sometimes referred to as conflict. Our favorite authors hook us on page one with a character so compelling that we read further to find out what … Continue reading
The CWG Prayer Chain Post is a weekly post for members to include their special intentions by adding a comment. Psalms 4:2, 4, 7-8, 9 Children of men, how long will you be heavy of heart, why love what is … Continue reading
Come on! Join the fun! On Sunday, April 22 at 7:00pm EST, The Writer’s Chatroom will host a chat with our very own Karina Fabian. As of today special guest Vern, dragon detective extraordinaire, has agreed to stop in and … Continue reading