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The past week pushed me into action. Action I didn’t think was possible. I had to put aside my “if” thoughts (as I mentioned in my last post), and produce and perform. 39 more words

The Writing Life

Advice for Authors from Seth Godin

Seth Godin is the author of 17 bestselling books that have been translated into more than 35 languages. He’s also the founder of squidoo.com and… 1,133 more words

The Writing Life

Handling Writing Rejection

Freelance writer and storyteller Peter D. Mallett recently stated that everyone identifies with three things: failure, hard times, and rejection. The response to his post “ 224 more words

Facing Your Fears

Research through Immersion

When you think of writing and research, your first thought is likely THE INTERNET.

What more is there to research than going online and entering a search term and—WHOOSH—off you go down the rabbit hole? 507 more words

Tips, Tools, & Techniques

Prayer for Writing

One of the sisters shared with me an early version of the prayer, “Before Writing,” which our Founder wrote for our Pauline prayer book. I always start every writing session with a prayer, and this beautiful prayer is my new favorite. 156 more words

Spirituality Of Communication

Writing Tag – My Writing Process Q&A

My Writing Process is a series of blog posts in which authors ‘tag’ each other to answer some questions about their work. Writer and editor Matt Potter asked me to take part. 446 more words

The Writing Life

St. Patrick's Invitation: See Christ Everywhere!

Happy Feast of St. Patrick!

In her introduction to our weekly Discover Hope News Notes, Sr. Kathryn Hermes invites us to take a journey to holiness: “This March and April we are inundated with holiness, celebrating saints who show us that the Lord bursts into human lives with a warmth that cannot be doubted and then through them impresses his love upon the future of the world.” She goes on to list St. 359 more words

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