2017: Write One Day at a Time

The approach to New Year’s Day sees a lot of people writing — lists of resolutions for the new year, that is. Maybe list includes resolutions to maintain a writing routine this year, or to get that book finished or that article published, etc. Me? I’ve given up on New Year’s Resolutions — not because I don’t want to change my life for the better, but for the opposite reason. You see, I’ve figured out …

DFW Catholic Writers News

There are lots of new things in store for the Dallas/Fort Worth Catholic Writers Group. New meeting day and location First, our lunchtime meetings are moving to a new day and place. From now on, we’ll meet at Sacred Heart Books and Gifts in far north Dallas, on the first Tuesday of each month (from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.). Bring your lunch if you wish. Sacred Heart has moved to a new, larger space …

5 Things to Do Get Out of Your Writing Rut

Has your writing gotten stale? Are you having trouble moving ahead with a project you are working on – or wish you were working on? Maybe you need a little help getting out of your rut. Here are some techniques to refresh yourself and your writing. 1. Journal If you’re suffering from writer’s block, it’s probably because of some anxiety or dilemma about what you are writing. Spend some time writing about what you think …

Catholic writers encourage and learn from one another

There will be two meetings of the D/FW Catholic Writers Group this month: our usual second Tuesday lunchtime meeting at the usual time and place, Tuesday, March 8. However, since our “fourth Tuesday” evening meeting at the University of Dallas would fall during Holy Week, a busy time for us all, we’ve decided to push it back to the fifth Tuesday the following week, March 29. It will take place as usual in room 42 …