Category Archives: CWG Seal of Approval

CWG Book Blast: “Broken Brain, Fortified Faith,” by Virginia Pillars

This month, the Catholic Writers’ Guild is touring Guildie Virginia Pillars’ book, “Broken Brain, Fortified Faith: Lessons of Hope Through a Child’s Mental Illness.” It is a CWG Seal of Approval winner! Broken Brain, Fortified Faith is the story of one … Continue reading

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A Bright New Year

  by Nancy Ward, Coordinator of Committees We begin a bright New Year by celebrating our outstanding committee chairs and committee members who serve us so well! Here’s what’s going on: Blog: Kathryn Cunningham and Dennis McGeehan –  Dennis reports … Continue reading

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Back to the books

September brings us back to the books and back to a more regular schedule of researching, writing, editing and publishing. This time of year takes me back to other fall transitions of getting back to my high school creative writing … Continue reading

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CWG Committees are blooming like summer flowers

June is busting out all over with exciting opportunities to network and grow in our faith and writing skills. The committees are almost fully staffed. The main need is for publicity. We’re still looking for a Public Relations Chair to … Continue reading

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From the President’s Desk – February 28, 2014

You don’t have to live in Canada to have experienced a brutal winter this year with record breaking amounts of snow and bitterly cold temperatures across the North, Midwest, South and East. Some experts say that it’s the result of … Continue reading

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The February, 2014 Report on the Activities and Needs of the CWG Committees

Happy Saint Valentine’s Day!   A plea to all CWG committee chairpersons:   Please update your recent activities; projections and needs, especially opportunities for volunteers to assist your committee to meet its short and long term goals. You can use … Continue reading

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From the President’s Desk – January 24

Happy New Year! At the last CWG Board Meeting, Board members decided to make a plea for more volunteers. Now that the Guild has over 500 members, the Board has come to realize that only about 20 members are doing … Continue reading

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Straight Talk About the Seal of Approval

It started at our first booth at the Catholic Marketing Network.  We were new as a guild and with CMN, and incredibly hopeful that bookstores would fall in love with the books we were offering (or in the case of … Continue reading

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Seal of Approval 3rd Quarter 2013 Notice

We will NOT be accepting Seal of Approval applications for 3rd Quarter 2013. In the last six months, we have lost two volunteers on the Seal of Approval Committee. In addition, we’ve been experiencing an increase in submissions. We’re working … Continue reading

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Mardi Gras of Lenten Devotionals: Cultivating God’s Garden through Lent

We have about a half-dozen or so CWG authors who have written Lenten devotionals, and over the next few weeks, I’d like to introduce a few of them.  First up is Margaret Realy, author of the freshly-released Cultivating God’s Garden … Continue reading

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