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Lepidoptera Blessings

  The day after hurricane Irma, I marveled at a swallowtail butterfly gliding through my front yard; a graceful, welcome reprieve from the harsh winds of the day before. It was huge, soaring and totally unexpected.  This isn’t the first … Continue reading

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Network and serve this Fall in CWG Committees

by Nancy Ward, Coordinator of Committees The CALAs have been awarded and the big live conference is over but not the memories. Our new website was launched. The talks and workshops gave us new inspiration for our writing projects. The … Continue reading

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Committees support CWCLive

The excitement in the air grows as we anticipate Catholic Writers Conference Live! CWCLive is set for July 26-July 29, 2016, in Chicago. The work of many committees supports the conference. During the CWG Meeting and Welcome Session – open … Continue reading

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What’s your talent?

by Nancy Ward, Coordinator of Committees Do you spend much time on social media? Our Public Relations Committee has been orphaned for several months. The person needed for this fun job needs to love social media as he or she … Continue reading

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Why Attend an Online Conference Like CWCO2016?

CWCO2016 is almost here! It’s set for March 4-6, and all the terrific details are at http://catholicwritersconference.com. It’s $40 for nonmembers,  $25 for CWG members. Drop by the website and register soon. Registration ends Feb 27 or when we get … Continue reading

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Return to Paradise – by Tim Speer – YA Review

  Return to Paradise relates five critical days in the life of a man named David Martin. In them, his courage, steadfastness and integrity are tried by an unusual experience. Seemingly quite by accident, he finds himself stranded in a … Continue reading

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The Choice of Grace

What is it? Can you figure it out? It’s undeniably there!  Oh, sorry, but those are the thoughts that run through my head any time I witness Francis engage his people.  A few days ago he actually participated in a … Continue reading

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After the Conference, Committees push on!

It was a pleasure to finally meet face-to-face several committee chairs at the Catholic Writers Guild conference. They were introduced and recognized during the Welcome session, helping newcomers see that our volunteers are vital to CWG – and that we … Continue reading

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Monday’s Writing Tips – Building a Farmer’s Stand

      This is the last blog about potatoes.  I promise. It is just too good a metaphor to give up easily. So now you have your edited manuscript. You have sent it out to all the agents you thought would … Continue reading

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Time to “Slap Back” at the Self-Serving Intolerance of the Anti-Catholic/Christian

Sorry–it is Good Friday and I do not feel too “bubbly” right now. When I began to contemplate the Cross today and Who was nailed to it I found myself disgusted. I am disgusted and fed up with the approximately … Continue reading

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