Category Archives: CWG Member News

Member Round-up

Hey writers, BE READERS!!! I want the Round-up to encourage you to get to know your fellow Guild Members and their work. You’ll be a better writer (and a better Member) for it! Kassie Ritman offers a great story from … Continue reading

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From the President’s Desk – The Importance of Being Needed

“I guess being needed is almost as good as being loved. Maybe better.” Betty Smith, “A Tree Grows in Brooklyn” It’s been a busy – and overwhelming –  two weeks. I attended and spoke to a group of women at the … Continue reading

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From the President’s Desk – Failure Leads to Success

“Has it ever occurred to you that a life without failure is a dead life? Because you learn by failing. If you don’t try things, you’ll never learn anything. You’ll never accomplish anything.” Catherine Doherty, Foundress of Madonna House Thomas … Continue reading

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January Member Round-Up

These posts from the December work of your fellow Guild Members need readers! Kassie Ritman not only writes family history, but makes a compelling case that you should, too! Maybe the young moms around us would see more clearly that … Continue reading

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On the air for CWG and DFWCW — What a privilege!

The Catholic Writers Guild (CWG) teaches me about writing through its website, blog, critique groups, networking and conferences. Talking about CWG (and our local DFW Catholic Writers) teaches me what a privilege it is to speak about these interconnected organizations … Continue reading

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November Member Round-Up

It’s me/us again. Please take a minute for the blogs of your fellow Guild members. Do share them widely, and THANKS for the plugs, if you do! Kassie Ritman, every parent or grandparent should read this page from your playbook! … Continue reading

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From the President’s Desk – Terrorism Comes Close

It’s a beautiful autumn day as I write this. Here in Canada, we are still in shock that terrorism has come so close. It played out like a suspense novel. A young reservist, Corporal Nathan Cirillo, was shot and killed … Continue reading

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For The Good of the Group – Books

What World Is This  as reviewed by Kassie Ritman May 2014 for Catholic Writer’s Guild    **** (4 stars) When  What World Is This was initially released I purchased it as an ebook the first day.  I found that I … Continue reading

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8 High Tech, Low Tech Healthy Writer Tips

Here’s a few tips for writers spending way too many hours at the computer: 1. I got an interval timer and set it to goose me every 40 minutes, at which point I MUST get up and move, shake, stretch, … Continue reading

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Member News: Free Kindle Book by Michael Seagriff, July 15 through July 17 only!

Get your free Kindle copy of my book, Pondering Tidbits of Truth, Volume 1, by clicking this link on any of the three days listed above. We are all busy people. Many of us have convinced ourselves that we simply … Continue reading

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