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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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Marketing – The social rules of Twitter

Now that we have gone over the rudiments of Twitter, let’s talk about the expected behavior of those who use twitter. There are certain expected ‘rules’ of behavior on twitter. I have tried to list them here. I also try … 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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Were you there? Did you feel the love?

Who were all these people at the CWG Live Conference? Here’s who: My roommate from three years ago. Deanna Klingel and I go back three years when her hotel reservation was wrong and she spent the first night with me. … Continue reading

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Marketing – Writing and using Press Releases (for 6/29)

  Many years ago, my late friend and fellow writer Karen Riley taught me how to write a press release. She spent many years in journalism and knew the importance of using press releases in your marketing plan. Journalists are … Continue reading

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Monday’s Writing Tips – Selling Potatoes

  During the last blog we asked you to think of your novel as a potato. As silly as that may sound, I want you to continue to think of your work as a potato. Why? Because now that you … Continue reading

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March Committees are A-buzzing

Here’s what’s buzzing in the CWG committees, a great place to learn, serve and network: BLOG: Kathryn Cunningham and Dennis McGeehan are our new co-chairs for the CWG Blog, taking over for Jennifer Fitz who served us so well. They … 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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Are You Linked In??

The social media learning curve is steep! I’m realizing that most people are making less-than-stellar use of it, because each SM channel could be a one-semester course in itself! Here are a few cut-your-time tips for making better use of … Continue reading

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