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Retreat Invitation to Artists, Writers & Communicators

As Catholic communicators, you have the awesome call to communicate the beauty of the Gospel. It’s a demanding call: you are busy, with too much to do, too little resources, and your creativity stretched to its limits. 378 more words

Faith And Culture

I Love You, George A. Smathers Libraries

Friends, today I made a random check of historic newspaper databases, and I found a set that has been recently added to the University of Florida George A. 274 more words


Invitations from Jesus

This year’s annual retreat was a powerful experience of God at work in my life. I truly experienced the gentle, patient hand of the Divine Master guiding me in his way of humility, gentleness, and meekness of heart. 337 more words

Spirituality Of Communication

One Author's Thoughts on Self-Publishing

I am particularly proud to welcome Carmen Ferreiro-Esteban as a guest to Birth of a Novel. 

Carmen was born in Galicia (Northern Spain) and went to college in Madrid, where she finished her Ph.D. 992 more words

Women And Writing

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