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Monday’s Writing Tips – The Beat!

As a writer, I love language! I love when I learn a new word. I love when I find a new poem that touches my heart. I even enjoy commercial jingles that stick in my mind and haunt me throughout … Continue reading

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Margaret Rose Realy and Lent – CWG February Book Blast

This month’s CWG Book Blast is to get you ready for Lent. We’re a little behind, but that doesn’t make Margaret Rose Realy’s book any less applicable. It’s a perfect springtime meditation as well. It has the CWG Seal of … Continue reading

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Monday’s Writing Tips – “Go Fish”

Now that we’ve created the perfect opening line for your chapter, let’s get to the closing. If you want to keep your reader turning those pages you need to end your chapter with a hook! What is a Hook?   If … 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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Crumpled

The other day my favorite meditation publication had a piece from Sister Wendy Beckett.   If you don’t know her, Sister Beckett is a consecrated virgin and contemplative hermit who lives under the protection of the Carmelites in England.  She is … Continue reading

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A Defense of Catholic Commercial Fiction by Maggie Zapp

I have the good fortune to be surrounded by educated people. People who love reading literature that is so heavy I shiver at the thought of slogging through it.  Don’t get me wrong, I did my fair share of heavy reading … Continue reading

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More Tricky Things for Bloggers

SEO Tricks for Bloggers 2: Using Keywords in Your Blog By Karina Fabian Last time, we discussed how to select keywords for search engine optimization, and using Google Adwords to determine which will give you your best return on investment … Continue reading

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Tricks for Bloggers – SEOs????

SEO Tricks for Bloggers 1: What are SEO Keywords and How to Use Them By Karina Fabian In November, after my husband retired from the military and was looking for work while contemplating being a stay-home dad, I took a … Continue reading

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Catholic Writers Conference, July 29-August 1, 2014

Headed for Catholic Writers Conference next week? Are you excited? You should be! Take a look at this photo to get a sense of the energy and opportunities that await! What an opportunity to rub shoulders with industry professionals, to … Continue reading

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Why did you join the Catholic Writers Guild?

  Shipwrights, joiners, rope-makers, sail-makers, coppersmiths, coopers and other craftsmen, including a member of the blacksmiths’ guild, have revived the 173 year old whaling ship Charles W. Morgan. The blacksmith described his guild as a society that preserves for posterity … Continue reading

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