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From the President’s Desk – Success, Faithfulness and Farewell

Happy Thanksgiving! I hope everyone had a wonderful feast yesterday. Catholic Writers Retreat: I’d like to thank all the attendees, presenters and organizers of the Catholic Writers Retreat. We all had a wonderful time writing, praying and socializing! Special thanks … 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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Balance in Fiction Writing

Balance. A few days ago, Ellen Gable Hrkach posted a great blog on common errors to avoid in writing fiction. One item she mentioned got me to thinking, namely too much dialogue. What’s ‘too much’? A lot of times that … Continue reading

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The Stigma of Self-Publishing

I am the self-published author of four books.  Three of my books are currently on various bestsellers’ lists on Kindle.  My second novel, In Name Only, won a Gold Medal in Religious Fiction in the 2010 IPPY Awards (the first … Continue reading

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Increase The Odds For Self-Publishing Success

When I began writing my first book, Emily’s Hope, ten years ago, I did so thinking, “If just one person can read my book and feel they’ve learned something, then I’ll have reached my goal.”  It never even occurred to … Continue reading

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