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Author Archives: Jennifer Fitz
Kathy Schiffer reminds you that if, “I’d like to be a writer someday” applies to you, consider attending the Catholic Writers Conference this summer. It’s in metro-Chicago this year, and the location varies from year to year, so if you’re … Continue reading
The Fortnight for Freedom begins tomorrow! We’ll be hosting several columns on that theme over the next several weeks. If you’ve written on religious liberty, please post a link here so everyone can enjoy your work!
UPDATE: Congratulations, Kassie! Tuscany Press is hosting a book giveaway today, here at the Catholic Writers Guild and over at my blog on the Patheos Catholic Channel. Enter both places, there’s a different book being given away at each … Continue reading
Received this note from Tuscany Press: Hello Jennifer, I just wanted to let you know that there’s only a few short weeks left before the submission deadline for this year’s Tuscany Prize entries. Last year, a ton of entries came in right at … Continue reading
The Catholic Writers Conference is just two months away now, and you might be wondering, “Should I go to Chicago? Is it worth it?” You aren’t the only one. From my inbox: So the CWG Live conference. My dear friend … Continue reading
I recently recommended a film that, on its face, is exactly the sort of thing I don’t approve. Laden with profanity, the story follows a handful of crass, immature, impulsive boys on a trip through adolescence gone wrong, with no … Continue reading
Over the past several months, I’ve eavesdropped on a handful of conversations about the state of the Catholic literary culture today. Whether it’s the Catholic presence in film, journalism, literary fiction or genre fiction, the lament is the same: Not … Continue reading
Are you worried about the decline in the Catholic literary culture? Would you like to be part of the solution, but don’t know how to get past “aspiring writer” status? Christmas 2012 I received the most amazing, wonderful, fantabulous gift … Continue reading
One of my dubious distinctions as a writer is being lumped in the group of Authors Who Have Long Boring Acknowledgements Pages. These lists are no fun to read unless your name is on the page somewhere; even then, you … Continue reading