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The Twelve Steps to being a Spiritual Writer

  Step Five- Admitted to God, to ourselves and to another human being the exact nature of our wrongs. Over the past few weeks, we have examined our failings and sins. The purpose has not been to feel badly about ourselves. … Continue reading

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Committees: October possibility and promise

  “October had tremendous possibility. The summer’s oppressive heat was a distant memory, and the golden leaves promised a world full of beautiful adventures. They made me believe in miracles.” ― Sarah Guillory, Reclaimed   And so October has possibility … Continue reading

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Shelter

You may or may not be familiar with the phrase “road trip” depending on your age.  That phrase, though, defined a generation and coined many phrases that are in the American lexicon of nostalgia.  There was a time when friends … Continue reading

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Marketing – Goodreads I

Using social media to promote your work is not only advisable but is also expected today. One of the great media tools is Goodreads. Goodreads was created in 2006 by Otis and Elizabeth Chandler with a stated mission “to help people find … 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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Freelancing – The Pitfalls to Avoid to Stay Free

Sometimes life gets very busy and challenging. An employee in such a situation will talk to their boss and maybe arrange for some time off (hopefully with pay). A freelancer is the boss; they can have any day off they … Continue reading

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Freelance Writing – The Owner Never Calls in Sick
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In Part One I introduced myself. In Part Two, I introduced the varied opportunities for the Freelance Writer. Now in Part Three, we need to discuss this whole idea of me and you as freelance writers. I put myself first … 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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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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