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The Writing Life: Lions and Tiger and Titles - Oh My!

If you’re anything like me, you start writing because a character (or an interesting situation) comes to visit your brain. And you write and write and write and begin to bring to life the story. 537 more words

The Writing Life

Hot Water

Exactly one week ago, at 2 am, I came out of my writing cave after a few hours of solid writing to take a break, and investigate a strange sound coming out of the store room (which is right across the hall from my home office). 264 more words

Interesting & Odd

Upcoming Conference for Catholic Writers in Chicago area

The Catholic Writers Guild is holding their Catholic Writers Live Conference once again in conjunction with the Catholic Marketing Network Conference, in the Chicago area. Here are the quick facts: 141 more words

Faith And Culture

Burnout & Writing Mojo Inspiration

The third chapter of Emmett’s book is moving right along, but now and then I have to step away from it. I’ve been steeped in Emmett Wilson’s life and the 1910s for three years. 254 more words


Soul of Christ Goes International with Release in India

I know that, as Daughters of Saint Paul, and especially with digital media, we reach people around the world, but it is a special thrill when one of my books is published in another country or in another language! 223 more words

Spiritual Life

Catholic Communicators Retreat Registration Open

I’m really excited that this year we are finally able to get our long-awaited retreat for communications arts professionals off the ground! A wonderful team of Daughters of Saint Paul—Sr. 270 more words

Faith And Culture

"The Best Sort of Teaching."

This article, from NPR, hits every single reason why I love the Emmett Wilson project.

Emmett’s story is about connecting emotionally with someone from the past; but it is also about understanding that everyone’s place in this world matters, and so do the lives gone before ours. 41 more words